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How to install pps-tools On Ubuntu

The pps-tools package provides LinuxPPS support tools and headers.

The  pps-tools  package  includes  the  necessary headers for using LinuxPPS PPSAPI kernel interface in user-space applications and several support tools.

  •     ppstest: PPSAPI interface tester
  •     ppsldisc: setup correct RS232 line discipline
  •     ppswatch: continuously print PPS timestamps
  •     ppsctl: PPS device manager
  •     ppsfind: find pps device by name

In this tutorial, we will see how to install the pps-tools on Ubuntu 20.04 | 18.04. It’s SUPER EASY! Simply click on the Copy button to copy the command and paste it into your command line terminal using the built-in APT package manager.

Install pps-tools On Ubuntu

Please follow the instructions below to install pps-tools package:

Step 1: 

sudo apt-get update -y

Step 2: 

sudo apt-get install -y pps-tools

Uninstalling pps-tools package

Please follow the guidance below to uninstall pps-tools package

Step 1: 

sudo apt remove pps-tools

Step 2: 

sudo apt autoclean && sudo apt autoremove


You have now learned how to install pps-tools on your Ubuntu System.

Last Updated on December 22, 2022 by admin

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