How To Install opsis-find-board on Ubuntu 21.04

In this guide, we’ll discuss How To Install opsis-find-board on Ubuntu 21.04. Also, we will demonstrate how to uninstall and update opsis-find-board.

One-liner install command

For those in a hurry, here's a one-line installation command:

sudo apt-get update && sudo apt -y install hdmi2usb-mode-switch

But if you are interested in the detailed steps with descriptions, the following information is for you.

What is opsis-find-board and what are the ways to install it?

Before beginning this tutorial, you will need access to a server or computer running Ubuntu 21.04. This guide was written specifically with a server running Ubuntu 21.04 in mind, although it should also work on older, supported versions of the operating system.

Also, make sure you are running a regular, non-root user with sudo privileges configured on your server. When you have an account available, log in as your non-root user to begin.

There are several ways to install opsis-find-board on Ubuntu 21.04. You can use (links are clickable):

In the following sections, we will describe each method in detail. You can choose one of them or refer to the recommended one.

Install opsis-find-board using apt-get

First, update apt database with apt-get using the following command.

sudo apt-get update

After updating apt-get database, You can install opsis-find-board using apt by running the following command:

sudo apt -y install hdmi2usb-mode-switch

Install opsis-find-board using apt

Because opsis-find-board is available in Ubuntu 21.04’s default repositories, it is possible to install it from these repositories using the apt packaging system.

To begin, update apt database with apt using the following command.

sudo apt update

After updating apt database, You can install opsis-find-board using apt by running the following command:

sudo apt -y install hdmi2usb-mode-switch

Install opsis-find-board 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 21.04. Update apt database with aptitude using the following command.

sudo aptitude update

After updating aptitude database, You can install opsis-find-board by running the following command:

sudo aptitude -y install hdmi2usb-mode-switch

How to upgrade (update) a single package opsis-find-board using apt-get?

First, you will need to update packages index. Run update command as usual:

sudo apt-get update

Next, to upgrade only the opsis-find-board, e.g. single package, you should use the following format with the apt-get command/apt command:

sudo apt-get --only-upgrade install hdmi2usb-mode-switch

Note that this command will not install any new packages! If you wish to install the package if it doesn't exist you may leave out --only-upgrade part.

How To Uninstall opsis-find-board from Ubuntu 21.04

To uninstall only the opsis-find-board package you can execute the following command:

sudo apt-get remove hdmi2usb-mode-switch

Uninstall opsis-find-board and all its dependencies

To uninstall opsis-find-board and its dependencies that are no longer needed by Ubuntu 21.04, you can use the command below:

sudo apt-get -y autoremove hdmi2usb-mode-switch

Remove opsis-find-board with all configurations and data

To remove opsis-find-board configuration and data from your system you can run the following purge command:

sudo apt-get -y purge hdmi2usb-mode-switch

Remove opsis-find-board completely (configurations, data and all of its dependencies)

And lastly, you can run the next command to remove absolutely everything related to opsis-find-board package, e.g.: configurations, data and all of its dependencies. Just use this command:

sudo apt-get -y autoremove --purge hdmi2usb-mode-switch

Extra info and code examples

This is the tool for flashing and configuring the HDMI2USB devices. It can load a runtime firmware, and write firmware to the device's flash. https://hdmi2usb.tv/ is an open hardware and software project for capturing HDMI video with an FPGA board. This package supports the Digilent Atlys and Numato Opsis boards.

Conclusion

You now have a full guide on how to install opsis-find-board using apt, apt-get and aptitude tools. Also, we showed how to update as a single package and different ways to uninstall the opsis-find-board from Ubuntu 21.04.

See also:

How To Install opsis-find-board on Ubuntu 22.04

How To Install opsis-find-board on Ubuntu 21.04

How To Install opsis-find-board on CentOS 8

How To Install opsis-find-board on Kali Linux

How To Install opsis-find-board on Debian 11

How To Install opsis-find-board on Fedora 34

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