How To Install qgis on Ubuntu 22.04

In this tutorial we learn how to install qgis on Ubuntu 22.04. qgis is Geographic Information System (GIS)

Introduction

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

What is qgis

qgis is:

A Geographic Information System (GIS) manages, analyzes, and displays databases of geographic information. QGIS supports shape file viewing and editing, spatial data storage with PostgreSQL/PostGIS, projection on-the-fly, map composition, and a number of other features via a plugin interface. QGIS also supports display of various georeferenced raster and Digital Elevation Model (DEM) formats including GeoTIFF, Arc/Info ASCII Grid, and USGS ASCII DEM.

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

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

sudo apt-get update

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

sudo apt-get -y install qgis

Install qgis Using apt

Update apt database with apt using the following command.

sudo apt update

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

sudo apt -y install qgis

Install qgis 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 qgis using aptitude by running the following command:

sudo aptitude -y install qgis

How To Uninstall qgis on Ubuntu 22.04

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

sudo apt-get remove qgis

Uninstall qgis And Its Dependencies

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

sudo apt-get -y autoremove qgis

Remove qgis Configurations and Data

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

sudo apt-get -y purge qgis

Remove qgis configuration, data, and all of its dependencies

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

sudo apt-get -y autoremove --purge qgis

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Summary

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