How to Install Ultracopier Advance Copy Software in Ubuntu – A Teracopy Alternative for Linux

In this article we are going to learn How to install Ultracopier advance copy software (Teracopy Alternative) in Ubuntu. Ultracopier is a open source application used to copy or move data from source to destination but Ultracopier also comes with some advance copy and move features mentioned below :

  • Ultracopier advance copy software is a cross platform application available for major operating systems i.e. Linux, Microsoft Windows, MacOS.
  • Available for both 32 bit and 64 bit operating systems.
  • You can edit the list of copied files and directories during copying or moving of data.
  • Pause and resume data transfer during copying data.
  • Provides information’s about copy speed, already copied data, Remaining data and also you can set limitation for data copy speed.
  • Some time it happens when copying of data stops when error occurred but you can resume copying of data where it was stopped.
  • Rename files & Directories during copying of data.
  • You can skip any data during copy.
  • You can get more features by installing available plugins.

Ultracopier advance copy software was first developed by alpha_one_x86 using C++ programming language and released under GNU GPL License. This application is a teracopy alternative for Linux.

How to Install Ultracopier Advance Copy Software in Ubuntu – A Teracopy Alternative for Linux

Follow the below steps to install Ultracopier advance copy software in Ubuntu – A Teracopy Alternative for Linux

Before start the installation let’s update the packages and repositories of Ubuntu using below command.

[email protected]:~$ sudo apt-get update   # Update Packages & Repositories
Hit:1 http://ppa.launchpad.net/i-nex-development-team/daily/ubuntu xenial InRelease                                             
Get:2 http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial-security InRelease [102 kB]                                                           
Hit:3 http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial InRelease
Get:4 http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial-updates InRelease [102 kB]        
Get:5 http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial-backports InRelease [102 kB]
Fetched 306 kB in 2s (119 kB/s)    
Reading package lists... Done

After update the Packages and Repositories now we are ready to install the Ultracopier advance copy software. To install Ultracopier teracopy alternative package we don’t have to install any 3rd party PPA repository as it’s a part of default repository of Ubuntu. So to install the package you can use the below command.

[email protected]:~$ sudo apt-get install ultracopier   # Install Ultracopier advance copy software
Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree       
Reading state information... Done
The following packages were automatically installed and are no longer required:
  gambas3-gb-desktop gambas3-gb-desktop-x11 gambas3-gb-form gambas3-gb-gtk gambas3-gb-gui gambas3-gb-image gambas3-gb-qt5 gambas3-gb-settings gambas3-runtime
  libcpuid14 pastebinit
Use 'sudo apt autoremove' to remove them.
The following NEW packages will be installed:
  ultracopier
0 upgraded, 1 newly installed, 0 to remove and 234 not upgraded.
Need to get 1,152 kB of archives.
After this operation, 4,725 kB of additional disk space will be used.
Get:1 http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial/universe amd64 ultracopier amd64 0.3.1.0-1 [1,152 kB]
Fetched 1,152 kB in 3s (345 kB/s)        
Selecting previously unselected package ultracopier.
(Reading database ... 244561 files and directories currently installed.)
Preparing to unpack .../ultracopier_0.3.1.0-1_amd64.deb ...
Unpacking ultracopier (0.3.1.0-1) ...
Processing triggers for man-db (2.7.5-1) ...
Setting up ultracopier (0.3.1.0-1) ...

As you can see above we have successfully installed Ultracopier teracopy alternative package. To confirm the same you can use the below command.

[email protected]:~$ sudo dpkg -l ultracopier   # Confirm the installed Package
Desired=Unknown/Install/Remove/Purge/Hold
| Status=Not/Inst/Conf-files/Unpacked/halF-conf/Half-inst/trig-aWait/Trig-pend
|/ Err?=(none)/Reinst-required (Status,Err: uppercase=bad)
||/ Name                                 Version                 Architecture            Description
+++-====================================-=======================-=======================-=============================================================================
ii  ultracopier                          0.3.1.0-1               amd64                   advanced graphical file copy system

Now to open the application just type the command ultracopier on shell prompt. Refer the below command.

[email protected]:~$ ultracopier   # Open the Ultracopier teracopy alternative application

After run the above command you will get a Ultracopier icon on notification bar.

After click on that icon click on option Add copy/moving. Here you will get 3 more options i.e.

  1. Add copy : To copy the data.
  2. Add transfer : To transfer data.
  3. Add move : To move data.

You can select appropriate option as per your need. Here i am going to copy some data so I am going to click on Add copy. Then click on plus (+) icon to add file or Add folder to copy as per your need. Here i am going to copy a file so going with Add file.

  • select Source Files which is you want to copy
  • Then here select the destination directory where you want to copy that file.

Also Read – Compress Files Using Bz2 (Bzip2 Linux Command) And Unzip Bz2 File In Linu

How To Uninstall Ultracopier Advance Copy Software On Ubuntu?

To uninstall the Ultracopier advance copy software you can use the below command.

[email protected]:~$ sudo dpkg -r ultracopier   # Uninstall the Package
[sudo] password for itsmarttricks: 
(Reading database ... 244896 files and directories currently installed.)
Removing ultracopier (0.3.1.0-1) ...
Processing triggers for man-db (2.7.5-1) ...

That’s all, In this article, we have explained How to Install Ultracopier Advance Copy Software in Ubuntu – A Teracopy Alternative for Linux. I hope you enjoy this article. If you like this article, then just share it. If you have any questions about this article, please comment.

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