How To Install aj-snapshot on Ubuntu 20.04

In this tutorial we learn how to install aj-snapshot on Ubuntu 20.04. aj-snapshot is make snapshots of JACK connections

Introduction

In this tutorial we learn how to install aj-snapshot on Ubuntu 20.04.

What is aj-snapshot

Aj-snapshot is a small program that can be used to make snapshots of the connections made between JACK and/or ALSA clients. Because JACK can provide both audio and MIDI support to programs, aj-snapshot can store both types of connections for JACK. ALSA, on the other hand, only provides routing facilities for MIDI clients. Aj-snapshot is meant to be used from the command line.

There are three ways to install aj-snapshot on Ubuntu 20.04. We can use apt-get, apt and aptitude. In the following sections we will describe each method. You can choose one of them.

Install aj-snapshot Using apt-get

Update apt database with apt-get using the following command.

sudo apt-get update

After updating apt database, We can install aj-snapshot using apt-get by running the following command:

sudo apt-get -y install aj-snapshot

Install aj-snapshot Using apt

Update apt database with apt using the following command.

sudo apt update

After updating apt database, We can install aj-snapshot using apt by running the following command:

sudo apt -y install aj-snapshot

Install aj-snapshot Using aptitude

If you want to follow this method, you might need to install aptitude first since aptitude is usually not installed by default on Ubuntu. Update apt database with aptitude using the following command.

sudo aptitude update

After updating apt database, We can install aj-snapshot using aptitude by running the following command:

sudo aptitude -y install aj-snapshot

How To Uninstall aj-snapshot on Ubuntu 20.04

To uninstall only the aj-snapshot package we can use the following command:

sudo apt-get remove aj-snapshot

Uninstall aj-snapshot And Its Dependencies

To uninstall aj-snapshot and its dependencies that are no longer needed by Ubuntu 20.04, we can use the command below:

sudo apt-get -y autoremove aj-snapshot

Remove aj-snapshot Configurations and Data

To remove aj-snapshot configuration and data from Ubuntu 20.04 we can use the following command:

sudo apt-get -y purge aj-snapshot

Remove aj-snapshot configuration, data, and all of its dependencies

We can use the following command to remove aj-snapshot configurations, data and all of its dependencies, we can use the following command:

sudo apt-get -y autoremove --purge aj-snapshot

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Summary

In this tutorial we learn how to install aj-snapshot on Ubuntu 20.04 using different package management tools like apt, apt-get and aptitude.