Installing zangband on Ubuntu 17.04 LTS

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


 

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Quick installation of zangband:

Step 1: Update system:

	sudo apt-get update

Step 2: Install: zangband

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

	sudo apt-get install zangband

Package Details

Package:zangband
Version:1:2.7.5pre1-11build1
Maintainer:Ubuntu Developers
Home page:http://www.zangband.org
Description:A single-player, text-based, roguelike game Zangband is a single-player, roguelike game, based on Angband. Like Angband, Zangband features unique foes, artifacts, monster pits and vaults. Additionally, Zangband offers a new spell system (life, sorcery, nature, chaos, death magic), a different monster list, speaking unique foes, rumours, warrants, new ego items, backstabbing from rogues, poisoned weapons, and much more.
Distro:Ubuntu 17.04
Release:
Repo/Section:multiverse/games

How to install zangband 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 zangband is not installed on your compter then the command 'dpkg -L zangband' will give followin error.

deepak@deepak-VirtualBox:~$ dpkg -L zangband
dpkg-query: package 'zangband' 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 zangband:

After system update use the following command to install zangband:

sudo apt-get install zangband

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 zangband from Ubuntu 17.04?

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

sudo apt-get remove  zangband

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

sudo apt-get remove --auto-remove zangband

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

Completely removing zangband with all configuration files:

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

sudo apt-get purge zangband

or you can use following command also:

sudo apt-get purge --auto-remove zangband

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