Ways to Uninstall and Install wiipdf on Ubuntu 22.04

Updated: October 7, 2022

wiipdf is a tiny tool to present a PDF using xpdf and your wiimote. After providing it the bluetooth-ID of your wiimote it connects and lets you use the A and B button to go one slide forward respectively backward in your presentation. Each keypress is confirmed by a short rumble of your wiimote. I will show you how to install wiipdf on Ubuntu 22.04 in this tutorial.

Prerequisites to install

  • OS: Ubuntu 22.04 or older Ubuntu versions
  • Privileges: Check that you can run sudo commands.

Prerequisites to install wiipdf on Ubuntu 22.04

Install wiipdf Ubuntu 22.04

wiipdf 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 wiipdf using APT

This is one of the most popular methods for installing Ubuntu packages because it’s easy to follow, even if you are a newbie in Linux. Following these instructions to get wiipdf on your Ubuntu.

Step 1: You must update the APT package repository cache before attempting to install, update, or remove any packages. Obtain new packages from Ubuntu by updating the APT database. Opening the terminal and executing this Linux command:

sudo apt -y update

Step 2: Install the package on Ubuntu 22.04. After updating, you can install wiipdf Ubuntu by executing this command in the terminal.

sudo apt-get install wiipdf

Install wiipdf using Aptitude

If you didn’t install Aptitude on Ubuntu, you need to install it by executing this command.

sudo apt-get -y install aptitude

Then, you can now install wiipdf, just following these steps:

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. You can now install wiipdf Ubuntu by executing this command in the terminal.

sudo aptitude -y install wiipdf

Uninstall wiipdf on Ubuntu 22.04

Have you ever thought that uninstalling an application from Ubuntu is difficult? You are mistaken; Anyone can easily uninstall any program, not just wiipdf.

This command can be used to uninstall wiipdf from Ubuntu 22.04 if it was installed using APT or Aptitude.

sudo apt remove --auto-remove wiipdf

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

sudo apt autoremove --purge wiipdf

Summary

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