How To Install cfourcc on Ubuntu 22.04

In this tutorial we learn how to install cfourcc on Ubuntu 22.04. cfourcc is command line tool for changing FourCC in Microsoft RIFF AVI files

Introduction

In this tutorial we learn how to install cfourcc on Ubuntu 22.04.

What is cfourcc

cfourcc is:

Identifies the codec used in AVI files (*.avi) and allows the user to change the FourCC description code (like fourcc-changer in Windows). Useful for people working with Microsoft AVI file. A Linux clone of AviC fourcc changer tool.

There are three ways to install cfourcc on Ubuntu 22.04. We can use apt-get, apt and aptitude. In the following sections we will describe each method. You can choose one of them.

Install cfourcc Using apt-get

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

sudo apt-get update

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

sudo apt-get -y install cfourcc

Install cfourcc Using apt

Update apt database with apt using the following command.

sudo apt update

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

sudo apt -y install cfourcc

Install cfourcc 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 cfourcc using aptitude by running the following command:

sudo aptitude -y install cfourcc

How To Uninstall cfourcc on Ubuntu 22.04

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

sudo apt-get remove cfourcc

Uninstall cfourcc And Its Dependencies

To uninstall cfourcc and its dependencies that are no longer needed by Ubuntu 22.04, we can use the command below:

sudo apt-get -y autoremove cfourcc

Remove cfourcc Configurations and Data

To remove cfourcc configuration and data from Ubuntu 22.04 we can use the following command:

sudo apt-get -y purge cfourcc

Remove cfourcc configuration, data, and all of its dependencies

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

sudo apt-get -y autoremove --purge cfourcc

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Summary

In this tutorial we learn how to install cfourcc package on Ubuntu 22.04 using different package management tools: apt, apt-get and aptitude.