Ways to Install or Uninstall xflip Ubuntu 22.04

Updated: August 26, 2022

Flip your (or your “xhost +” using friend’s) screen on either the vertical or horizontal axis or melt away the graphics on your display. Both commands, named xflip and meltdown, have a -planes option to independently act on individual bit planes. This version now comes with a new -oblic option which flips horizontally and vertically simultaneously. In this guide, I will show you ways to install xflip Ubuntu 22.04.

Requirements to install

  • OS: Ubuntu 22.04 or older Ubuntu versions
  • Privileges: Make sure that you can run the sudo commands line.

Prerequisites to install xflip on Ubuntu 22.04

Install xflip Ubuntu 22.04

xflip 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 xflip using APT

This is a popular method for installing any Ubuntu packages because it is simple to understand, even if you are a Linux beginner. Following these instructions to get xflip on your Ubuntu 22.04.

Step 1: Obtain new packages from Ubuntu by updating the APT database. Opening the terminal and executing the following Linux command:

sudo apt update

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

sudo apt install xflip

Install xflip using Aptitude

Aptitude allows users to view a list of available packages and manage package installation, upgrade, and removal. If you haven’t already installed it on Ubuntu, run this command to do so.

sudo apt install aptitude

Then, you can now install xflip 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. Obtain new packages from Ubuntu by updating the APT database. 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 xflip Ubuntu by executing this command in the terminal.

sudo aptitude install xflip

Uninstall xflip 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.

You can uninstall xflip on Ubuntu by running this command if you installed it using APT or Aptitude.

sudo apt remove --auto-remove xflip

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

sudo apt autoremove --purge xflip

Conclusion

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