How To Install streamplayer on Ubuntu 21.04

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

One-liner install command

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

sudo apt-get update && sudo apt -y install asterisk

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

What is streamplayer 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 streamplayer 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 streamplayer 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 streamplayer using apt by running the following command:

sudo apt -y install asterisk

Install streamplayer using apt

Because streamplayer 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 streamplayer using apt by running the following command:

sudo apt -y install asterisk

Install streamplayer 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 streamplayer by running the following command:

sudo aptitude -y install asterisk

How to upgrade (update) a single package streamplayer 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 streamplayer, e.g. single package, you should use the following format with the apt-get command/apt command:

sudo apt-get --only-upgrade install asterisk

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 streamplayer from Ubuntu 21.04

To uninstall only the streamplayer package you can execute the following command:

sudo apt-get remove asterisk

Uninstall streamplayer and all its dependencies

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

sudo apt-get -y autoremove asterisk

Remove streamplayer with all configurations and data

To remove streamplayer configuration and data from your system you can run the following purge command:

sudo apt-get -y purge asterisk

Remove streamplayer completely (configurations, data and all of its dependencies)

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

sudo apt-get -y autoremove --purge asterisk

Extra info and code examples

Asterisk is an Open Source PBX and telephony toolkit. It is, in a sense, middleware between Internet and telephony channels on the bottom, and Internet and telephony applications at the top. Asterisk can be used with Voice over IP (SIP, H.323, IAX and more) standards, or the Public Switched Telephone Network (PSTN) through supported hardware. Supported hardware: * All Wildcard (tm) ISDN PRI cards from Digium (http://www.digium.com) * HFC-S/HFC-4S-based ISDN BRI cards (Junghanns.NET, beroNet, Digium etc.) * All TDM (FXO/FXS) cards from Digium * Various clones of Digium cards such as those by OpenVox * Xorcom Astribank USB telephony adapter (http://www.xorcom.com) * Voicetronix OpenPCI, OpenLine and OpenSwitch cards * CAPI-compatible ISDN cards (using the add-on package chan-capi) * Full Duplex Sound Card (ALSA or OSS) supported by Linux * Tormenta T1/E1 card (http://www.zapatatelephony.org) * QuickNet Internet PhoneJack and LineJack (http://www.quicknet.net) This is the main package that includes the Asterisk daemon and most channel drivers and applications.

Conclusion

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

See also:

How To Install streamplayer on Ubuntu 22.04

How To Install streamplayer on CentOS 8

How To Install streamplayer on Kali Linux

How To Install streamplayer on Ubuntu 21.04

How To Install streamplayer on Debian 11

How To Install streamplayer on Fedora 34

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