How To Install k3b on Ubuntu 20.04

In this tutorial we learn how to install k3b on Ubuntu 20.04. k3b is Sophisticated CD/DVD burning application

Introduction

In this tutorial we learn how to install k3b on Ubuntu 20.04.

What is k3b

K3b provides a comfortable user interface to perform most CD/DVD burning tasks. While the experienced user can take influence in all steps of the burning process the beginner may find comfort in the automatic settings and the reasonable k3b defaults which allow a quick start.

There are three ways to install k3b 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 k3b Using apt-get

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

sudo apt-get update

After updating apt database, We can install k3b using apt-get by running the following command:

sudo apt-get -y install k3b

Install k3b Using apt

Update apt database with apt using the following command.

sudo apt update

After updating apt database, We can install k3b using apt by running the following command:

sudo apt -y install k3b

Install k3b 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 k3b using aptitude by running the following command:

sudo aptitude -y install k3b

How To Uninstall k3b on Ubuntu 20.04

To uninstall only the k3b package we can use the following command:

sudo apt-get remove k3b

Uninstall k3b And Its Dependencies

To uninstall k3b and its dependencies that are no longer needed by Ubuntu 20.04, we can use the command below:

sudo apt-get -y autoremove k3b

Remove k3b Configurations and Data

To remove k3b configuration and data from Ubuntu 20.04 we can use the following command:

sudo apt-get -y purge k3b

Remove k3b configuration, data, and all of its dependencies

We can use the following command to remove k3b configurations, data and all of its dependencies, we can use the following command:

sudo apt-get -y autoremove --purge k3b

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Summary

In this tutorial we learn how to install k3b on Ubuntu 20.04 using different package management tools like apt, apt-get and aptitude.