How to Uninstall and Install xperia-flashtool Ubuntu 22.04

Updated: September 17, 2022

Flashtool is a software used to flash Sony [Ericsson] phones that use the S1 protocol like Xperia line phones. In this guide, I will show you ways to install xperia-flashtool Ubuntu 22.04.


  • Operating system: Ubuntu 22.04 is needed for xperia-flashtool to work
  • Privileges: Make sure that you can run the sudo commands line.

Prerequisites to install xperia-flashtool on Ubuntu 22.04

Install xperia-flashtool Ubuntu 22.04

xperia-flashtool is one of the popular ways on Ubuntu now so that this tutorial will show you some ways to install it. Choose the one that you think is easy and you can follow.

Install xperia-flashtool 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 steps to install xperia-flashtool on your Ubuntu.

Step 1: Update the APT database to download new packages from Ubuntu. Launch the terminal and enter the following Linux command:

sudo apt-get -y update

Step 2: Start the package installation on Ubuntu 22.04. You can now install xperia-flashtool Ubuntu by executing this command in the terminal.

sudo apt-get install xperia-flashtool

Install xperia-flashtool using Aptitude

Users can manage their installation, upgrade, and removal of packages with Aptitude and view a list of the packages that are currently available. If you haven’t already installed it on Ubuntu, run this command to do so.

sudo apt-get -y install aptitude

After that, you can now install xperia-flashtool, just following these steps:

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

sudo apt update

Step 2: Install the package on Ubuntu 22.04. After updating, you can install xperia-flashtool Ubuntu by pasting this command into the terminal and executing it.

sudo aptitude install xperia-flashtool

Uninstall xperia-flashtool on Ubuntu 22.04

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

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

sudo apt remove --auto-remove xperia-flashtool

You can also execute this command if you want to uninstall xperia-flashtool and remove its data and dependencies:

sudo apt autoremove --purge xperia-flashtool


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