How To Install cross-gcc-dev on Ubuntu 22.04

In this tutorial we learn how to install cross-gcc-dev on Ubuntu 22.04. cross-gcc-dev is Tools for building cross-compilers and cross-compiler packages

Introduction

In this tutorial we learn how to install cross-gcc-dev on Ubuntu 22.04.

What is cross-gcc-dev

cross-gcc-dev is:

This package provides the rules and scripts for making cross-toolchain packages. It can also be used directly to make cross-toolchains that are not packaged for the archive.

There are three ways to install cross-gcc-dev 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 cross-gcc-dev Using apt-get

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

sudo apt-get update

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

sudo apt-get -y install cross-gcc-dev

Install cross-gcc-dev Using apt

Update apt database with apt using the following command.

sudo apt update

After updating apt database, We can install cross-gcc-dev using apt by running the following command:

sudo apt -y install cross-gcc-dev

Install cross-gcc-dev 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 cross-gcc-dev using aptitude by running the following command:

sudo aptitude -y install cross-gcc-dev

How To Uninstall cross-gcc-dev on Ubuntu 22.04

To uninstall only the cross-gcc-dev package we can use the following command:

sudo apt-get remove cross-gcc-dev

Uninstall cross-gcc-dev And Its Dependencies

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

sudo apt-get -y autoremove cross-gcc-dev

Remove cross-gcc-dev Configurations and Data

To remove cross-gcc-dev configuration and data from Ubuntu 22.04 we can use the following command:

sudo apt-get -y purge cross-gcc-dev

Remove cross-gcc-dev configuration, data, and all of its dependencies

We can use the following command to remove cross-gcc-dev configurations, data and all of its dependencies, we can use the following command:

sudo apt-get -y autoremove --purge cross-gcc-dev

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Summary

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