Installing ydpdict on Ubuntu 17.04 LTS

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



Quick installation of ydpdict:

Step 1: Update system:

	sudo apt-get update

Step 2: Install: ydpdict

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

	sudo apt-get install ydpdict

Package Details

Maintainer:Ubuntu Developers
Home page:
Description:interface for Collins and Langenscheidt dictionaries This is an ncurses interface to the Collins English-Polish/Polish-English and/or Langenscheidt German-Polish/Polish-German dictionaries distributed by Young Digital Planet. It can also play the pronunciation samples if the CD is available. . This package is only the interface, it does not contain the dictionary files itself. To use it, you need a copy of a dictionary from YDP.
Distro:Ubuntu 17.04

How to install ydpdict on Ubuntu 17.04?

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

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

Installing ydpdict:

After system update use the following command to install ydpdict:

sudo apt-get install ydpdict

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 ydpdict from Ubuntu 17.04?

Now we will see the commands for uninstalling the ydpdict 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 ydpdict following command is used:

sudo apt-get remove  ydpdict

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

sudo apt-get remove --auto-remove ydpdict

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

Completely removing ydpdict with all configuration files:

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

sudo apt-get purge ydpdict

or you can use following command also:

sudo apt-get purge --auto-remove ydpdict

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