How To Install cpp-mips-linux-gnu on Ubuntu 22.04

In this tutorial we learn how to install cpp-mips-linux-gnu on Ubuntu 22.04. cpp-mips-linux-gnu is GNU C preprocessor (cpp) for the mips architecture

Introduction

In this tutorial we learn how to install cpp-mips-linux-gnu on Ubuntu 22.04.

What is cpp-mips-linux-gnu

cpp-mips-linux-gnu is:

The GNU C preprocessor is a macro processor that is used automatically by the GNU C compiler to transform programs before actual compilation.

This package has been separated from gcc for the benefit of those who require the preprocessor but not the cross-compiler for mips architecture.

This is a dependency package providing the default GNU C preprocessor for the mips architecture.

There are three ways to install cpp-mips-linux-gnu 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 cpp-mips-linux-gnu Using apt-get

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

sudo apt-get update

After updating apt database, We can install cpp-mips-linux-gnu using apt-get by running the following command:

sudo apt-get -y install cpp-mips-linux-gnu

Install cpp-mips-linux-gnu Using apt

Update apt database with apt using the following command.

sudo apt update

After updating apt database, We can install cpp-mips-linux-gnu using apt by running the following command:

sudo apt -y install cpp-mips-linux-gnu

Install cpp-mips-linux-gnu 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 cpp-mips-linux-gnu using aptitude by running the following command:

sudo aptitude -y install cpp-mips-linux-gnu

How To Uninstall cpp-mips-linux-gnu on Ubuntu 22.04

To uninstall only the cpp-mips-linux-gnu package we can use the following command:

sudo apt-get remove cpp-mips-linux-gnu

Uninstall cpp-mips-linux-gnu And Its Dependencies

To uninstall cpp-mips-linux-gnu and its dependencies that are no longer needed by Ubuntu 22.04, we can use the command below:

sudo apt-get -y autoremove cpp-mips-linux-gnu

Remove cpp-mips-linux-gnu Configurations and Data

To remove cpp-mips-linux-gnu configuration and data from Ubuntu 22.04 we can use the following command:

sudo apt-get -y purge cpp-mips-linux-gnu

Remove cpp-mips-linux-gnu configuration, data, and all of its dependencies

We can use the following command to remove cpp-mips-linux-gnu configurations, data and all of its dependencies, we can use the following command:

sudo apt-get -y autoremove --purge cpp-mips-linux-gnu

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Summary

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