The Arduino IDE is a software development environment used to program and upload code to Arduino boards. It is available for various operating systems, including Ubuntu. The Arduino IDE for Ubuntu provides a user-friendly interface that allows users to write and upload code to Arduino boards connected to their computer.
The Arduino IDE for Ubuntu comes with a range of libraries and examples that can be used to get started with building electronic projects. The IDE supports a simplified programming language, based on C++, that is easy to learn and use. It also includes a serial monitor that can be used to view and debug data sent from the Arduino board.
Uninstall arduino on Ubuntu
You can uninstall arduino package from Ubuntu using the below command on command line:
$ sudo apt-get remove arduino
Uninstall arduino including dependent package
If you would like to remove arduino and it’s dependent packages which are no longer needed from Ubuntu:
$ sudo apt-get remove --auto-remove arduino
Use Purging arduino
If you use with purge options to arduino package all the configuration and dependent packages will be removed.
$ sudo apt-get purge arduino
If you use purge options along with auto remove, will be removed everything regarding the package, It’s really useful when you want to reinstall again.
$ sudo apt-get purge --auto-remove arduino