Install onboard on Ubuntu: sudo apt-get install onboard

Learn how to install onboard with the command sudo apt-get install onboard on Ubuntus.



Quick installation of onboard:

Step 1: Update system:

	sudo apt-get update

Step 2: Install: onboard

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

	sudo apt-get install onboard

Package Details

Maintainer:Ubuntu Developers
Home page:
Description:Simple On-screen Keyboard Simple On-screen Keyboard with macros and easy layout creation. Homepage:
Distro:Ubuntu 12.04 LTS

How to install onboard on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS?

First of all update your system with the command:

sudo apt-get update


Above command will download the package lists for Ubuntu 12.04 LTS 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 onboard is not installed on your compter then the command 'dpkg -L onboard' will give followin error.

Installing onboard:

After system update use the following command to install onboard:

sudo apt-get install onboard

Above command will confirm before installing the package on your Ubuntu 12.04 LTS 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 onboard from Ubuntu 12.04 LTS?

Now we will see the commands for uninstalling the onboard from Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. For uninstalling this package you can easily use the apt command and remove the package from Linux Operating System.

To remove the onboard following command is used:

sudo apt-get remove  onboard

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

sudo apt-get remove --auto-remove onboard

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

Completely removing onboard with all configuration files:

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

sudo apt-get purge onboard

or you can use following command also:

sudo apt-get purge --auto-remove onboard

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