How To Install konsole on Ubuntu 20.04

In this tutorial we learn how to install konsole on Ubuntu 20.04. konsole is X terminal emulator

Introduction

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

What is konsole

Konsole is a terminal emulator built on the KDE Platform. It can contain multiple terminal sessions inside one window using detachable tabs.

Konsole supports powerful terminal features, such as customizable schemes, saved sessions, and output monitoring.

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

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

sudo apt-get update

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

sudo apt-get -y install konsole

Install konsole Using apt

Update apt database with apt using the following command.

sudo apt update

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

sudo apt -y install konsole

Install konsole 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 konsole using aptitude by running the following command:

sudo aptitude -y install konsole

How To Uninstall konsole on Ubuntu 20.04

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

sudo apt-get remove konsole

Uninstall konsole And Its Dependencies

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

sudo apt-get -y autoremove konsole

Remove konsole Configurations and Data

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

sudo apt-get -y purge konsole

Remove konsole configuration, data, and all of its dependencies

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

sudo apt-get -y autoremove --purge konsole

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Summary

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