How To Install libvkd3d1 on Ubuntu 21.10

In this tutorial we learn how to install libvkd3d1 on Ubuntu 21.10. libvkd3d1 is Direct3D 12 to Vulkan translation - library

Introduction

In this tutorial we learn how to install libvkd3d1 on Ubuntu 21.10.

What is libvkd3d1

libvkd3d1 is:

3D graphics library that provides an API similar to Direct3D 12 built on top of the Vulkan library.

This package provides the library itself.

There are three ways to install libvkd3d1 on Ubuntu 21.10. We can use apt-get, apt and aptitude. In the following sections we will describe each method. You can choose one of them.

Install libvkd3d1 Using apt-get

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

sudo apt-get update

After updating apt database, We can install libvkd3d1 using apt-get by running the following command:

sudo apt-get -y install libvkd3d1

Install libvkd3d1 Using apt

Update apt database with apt using the following command.

sudo apt update

After updating apt database, We can install libvkd3d1 using apt by running the following command:

sudo apt -y install libvkd3d1

Install libvkd3d1 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 libvkd3d1 using aptitude by running the following command:

sudo aptitude -y install libvkd3d1

How To Uninstall libvkd3d1 on Ubuntu 21.10

To uninstall only the libvkd3d1 package we can use the following command:

sudo apt-get remove libvkd3d1

Uninstall libvkd3d1 And Its Dependencies

To uninstall libvkd3d1 and its dependencies that are no longer needed by Ubuntu 21.10, we can use the command below:

sudo apt-get -y autoremove libvkd3d1

Remove libvkd3d1 Configurations and Data

To remove libvkd3d1 configuration and data from Ubuntu 21.10 we can use the following command:

sudo apt-get -y purge libvkd3d1

Remove libvkd3d1 configuration, data, and all of its dependencies

We can use the following command to remove libvkd3d1 configurations, data and all of its dependencies, we can use the following command:

sudo apt-get -y autoremove --purge libvkd3d1

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Summary

In this tutorial we learn how to install libvkd3d1 package on Ubuntu 21.10 using different package management tools: apt, apt-get and aptitude.