How to Install or Uninstall vmg Ubuntu 22.04

Updated: October 7, 2022

Virtual Magnifying Glass is designed for visually-impaired and others who need to magnify a part of the screen. Unlike most similar programs it does not open a separate window for the magnification but instead puts a movable magnifying glass on screen. I will show you how to install vmg on Ubuntu 22.04 in this tutorial.

Software Requirement

  • OS: vmg needs Ubuntu 22.04 to work
  • Privileges: Ascertain that you are able to execute sudo commands.

Prerequisites to install vmg on Ubuntu 22.04

Install vmg Ubuntu 22.04

vmg is one of the popular ways on Ubuntu now so that this tutorial will show you how to install it in various ways. Choose the one you believe is simple and easy to follow.

Install vmg using APT

This is one of the most popular methods for installing Ubuntu packages since it is simple to understand, even if you are a Linux novice. Following these instructions to install vmg on your Ubuntu.

Step 1: Update the APT database to download new packages from Ubuntu. Opening the terminal and executing this Linux command:

sudo apt-get update

Step 2: Start the package installation on Ubuntu 22.04. After updating, you can install vmg Ubuntu by pasting this command into the terminal and pressing Enter.

sudo apt install vmg

Install vmg using Aptitude

With Aptitude, users can view a list of available packages and manage their installation, upgrade, and removal of packages. If you didn’t install it on Ubuntu, you need to install it by executing this command.

sudo apt install aptitude

After installing, you can now install vmg by following these steps:

Step 1: The APT package repository cache needs to be updated before you try to install, update, or remove any packages. Update the APT database to fetch new packages from Ubuntu. Opening the terminal and executing this Linux command:

sudo apt -y update

Step 2: Start the package installation on Ubuntu 22.04. After updating, you can install vmg Ubuntu by pasting this command into the terminal and pressing Enter.

sudo aptitude -y install vmg

Uninstall vmg on Ubuntu 22.04

Have you ever considered how difficult it is to uninstall an application from Ubuntu? You are mistaken; anyone, not just package administrators, can easily uninstall any program.

If you installed vmg using APT or Aptitude, you could uninstall vmg on Ubuntu by following this step:

sudo apt remove --auto-remove vmg

If you want to uninstall vmg and remove its data and dependencies, you can also run the following command:

sudo apt autoremove --purge vmg

Ending

In this tutorial, I showed you ways to install vmg on Ubuntu 22.04 and ways to uninstall vmg too. If you need any help, don’t hesitate to contact me. I’m very glad to answer them.