Installing martian-modem-source on Ubuntu 17.04 LTS

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



Quick installation of martian-modem-source:

Step 1: Update system:

	sudo apt-get update

Step 2: Install: martian-modem-source

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

	sudo apt-get install martian-modem-source

Package Details

Maintainer:Ubuntu Developers
Home page:
Description:Source for the martian-modem driver This package provides the source code for the martian-modem kernel module . Martian is software to serve the Agere Systems PCI WinModem under Linux. These are modems built on DSP 164x (Mars) series and major IBM ThinkPad A20 and many T20 series
Distro:Ubuntu 17.04

How to install martian-modem-source on Ubuntu 17.04?

Installing martian-modem-source on Ubuntu 17.04 LTS

First of all update your system with the command:

sudo apt-get update


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 martian-modem-source is not installed on your compter then the command 'dpkg -L martian-modem-source' will give followin error.

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

Installing martian-modem-source:

After system update use the following command to install martian-modem-source:

sudo apt-get install martian-modem-source

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 martian-modem-source from Ubuntu 17.04?

Now we will see the commands for uninstalling the martian-modem-source 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 martian-modem-source following command is used:

sudo apt-get remove  martian-modem-source

Following command is used to remove the martian-modem-source package along with its dependencies:

sudo apt-get remove --auto-remove martian-modem-source

This will remove martian-modem-source and all its dependent packages which is no longer needed in the system.

Completely removing martian-modem-source with all configuration files:

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

sudo apt-get purge martian-modem-source

or you can use following command also:

sudo apt-get purge --auto-remove martian-modem-source

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