How to Install and Uninstall wiringpi Package on Ubuntu 20.04 LTS (Focal Fossa)

Last updated: April 24,2024

1. Install "wiringpi" package

This guide covers the steps necessary to install wiringpi on Ubuntu 20.04 LTS (Focal Fossa)

$ sudo apt update $ sudo apt install wiringpi

2. Uninstall "wiringpi" package

Learn how to uninstall wiringpi on Ubuntu 20.04 LTS (Focal Fossa):

$ sudo apt remove wiringpi $ sudo apt autoclean && sudo apt autoremove

3. Information about the wiringpi package on Ubuntu 20.04 LTS (Focal Fossa)

Package: wiringpi
Architecture: amd64
Version: 2.50-0ubuntu1
Multi-Arch: foreign
Priority: optional
Section: universe/libs
Origin: Ubuntu
Maintainer: Ubuntu Developers
Original-Maintainer: Dave Jones
Installed-Size: 57
Depends: libc6 (>= 2.4), libwiringpi2
Filename: pool/universe/w/wiringpi/wiringpi_2.50-0ubuntu1_amd64.deb
Size: 18144
MD5sum: 1f6f2edf0cea207df0cf98a14769d82a
SHA1: 06a84b6e22951dab9d176c87ff20423d0856e2fa
SHA256: c73d02a22395c0c8189350b74b331c6ad142e2c430c5666153f749ce9d44a1f0
Description: Raspberry Pi tool for controlling GPIO devices
Description-md5: 0fb54ff99d43c54a72b5f4d525d57fd0