APT-GET Reinstall Example in Debian/Ubuntu/Mint

In this tutorial you will learn how to use apt-get reinstall to reinstall packages on Debian and Ubuntu. Debian/Ubuntu/Mint or its derivative, use apt-get as their package manager. The –reinstall flag is a shortcut for an apt-get command used to reinstall packages, using the most up-to-date versions. This is useful for packages with many reverse dependencies.

To Reinstall Packages Using apt-get

Using the –reinstall command is a simple process. The syntax is as follows:

sudo apt-get --reinstall install PackageName

If you wish to reinstall more than one package, you can list them all in one line:

sudo apt-get --reinstall install PackageName1 PackageName2

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