How to Install or Uninstall zdbsp on Ubuntu 22.04

Updated: October 7, 2022

zdbsp is a node builder specially designed to be used with OpenGL ports of the DOOM game engine. It adheres to the “GL-Friendly Nodes” specification, which means it adds some new special nodes to a WAD file that makes it very easy (and fast!) for an OpenGL DOOM engine to compute the polygons needed for drawing the levels. I will show you how to install zdbsp on Ubuntu 22.04 in this guide.

Prerequisites to install

  • OS: zdbsp needs Ubuntu 22.04 to work
  • Privileges: Ensure that you are able to execute the sudo commands line.

Prerequisites to install zdbsp on Ubuntu 22.04

Install zdbsp Ubuntu 22.04

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

Install zdbsp using APT

This is a popular method for installing Ubuntu packages because it’s easy to follow, even if you are a newbie in Linux. Following these steps to install zdbsp on your Ubuntu 22.04.

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

sudo apt-get update

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

sudo apt-get -y install zdbsp

Install zdbsp using Aptitude

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

sudo apt-get install aptitude

After installing it, you can now install zdbsp, just 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. Launch the terminal and enter the following Linux command:

sudo apt -y update

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

sudo aptitude -y install zdbsp

Uninstall zdbsp on Ubuntu 22.04

Have you ever considered how challenging it might be to uninstall an application from Ubuntu? You’re wrong, anyone can easily uninstall any program, not just a zdbsp.

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

sudo apt remove --auto-remove zdbsp

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

sudo apt autoremove --purge zdbsp


In this guide, I showed you ways to install zdbsp on Ubuntu 22.04 and some ways to uninstall zdbsp too. Please contact me if you require any assistance. I’d be delighted to respond.