Installing dgen on Ubuntu 17.04 LTS

Example of installing dgen on Ubuntu 17.04 LTS using the command sudo apt-get install dgen.


 

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Quick installation of dgen:

Step 1: Update system:

	sudo apt-get update

Step 2: Install: dgen

Ater updaing the OS run following command to install the packae:

	sudo apt-get install dgen

Package Details

Package:dgen
Version:1.23-12
Maintainer:Ubuntu Developers
Home page:http://tamentis.com/projects/dgen/
Description:Sega Genesis/MegaDrive emulator DGen/SDL is an emulator for the Sega Genesis/MegaDrive game console. It can be used to play many games, none of which are included in this package. It supports save states, full screen mode, interlace mode, Game Genie, joystick, compressed ROM images, and more.
Distro:Ubuntu 17.04
Release:
Repo/Section:multiverse/otherosfs

How to install dgen on Ubuntu 17.04?

First of all update your system with the command:

sudo apt-get update

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Above command will download the package lists for Ubuntu 17.04 on your system. This will update the list of newest versions of packages and its dependencies on your system.

After downloading the latest package list with the help of above you can run the installation process.

If dgen is not installed on your compter then the command 'dpkg -L dgen' will give followin error.

deepak@deepak-VirtualBox:~$ dpkg -L dgen
dpkg-query: package 'dgen' is not installed
Use dpkg --info (= dpkg-deb --info) to examine archive files,
and dpkg --contents (= dpkg-deb --contents) to list their contents.
deepak@deepak-VirtualBox:~$ 

Installing dgen:

After system update use the following command to install dgen:

sudo apt-get install dgen

Above command will confirm before installing the package on your Ubuntu 17.04 Operating System. If you are not already logged in as su, installer will ask you the root password. After completion of the installation you can use the package on your system.

How to uninstall/remove dgen from Ubuntu 17.04?

Now we will see the commands for uninstalling the dgen from Ubuntu 17.04. For uninstalling this package you can easily use the apt command and remove the package from Linux Operating System.

To remove the dgen following command is used:

sudo apt-get remove  dgen

Following command is used to remove the dgen package along with its dependencies:

sudo apt-get remove --auto-remove dgen

This will remove dgen and all its dependent packages which is no longer needed in the system.

Completely removing dgen with all configuration files:

Following command should be used with care as it deletes all the configuration files and data:

sudo apt-get purge dgen

or you can use following command also:

sudo apt-get purge --auto-remove dgen

Above command will remove all the configuration files and data associated with dgen package. You can can't recover the delete data, so, use this command with care.