Reinstall Package Use apt-get in Ubuntu

This brief tutorial will show you how to reinstall a package using apt-get in command line in Ubuntu.

Below content are from apt-get man page

j@j-ubuntuman:~$ apt-get|grep reinstall -A5
       --reinstall
           Re-Install packages that are already installed and at the newest
           version. Configuration Item: APT::Get::ReInstall.

So I think you should know you can reinstall a package use apt-get with –reinstall option

sudo apt-get install --reinstall package-name

Optional ,you also can remove the package then install it again in some special case

sudo apt-get remove package-name
 
sudo apt-get install package-name

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