The following describes how to install VPP on Ubuntu 18.04. For a complete set of instructions click on the button at the bottom of the page.
It is a good idea to first update and upgrade the OS before starting; run the following command to update the OS:
$ sudo bash # apt-get update
Create a file /etc/apt/sources.list.d/99fd.io.list with contents that point to the version needed. In this example we point to the latest release.
deb [trusted=yes] https://packagecloud.io/fdio/release/ubuntu bionic main
# curl -L https://packagecloud.io/fdio/release/gpgkey | sudo apt-key add -
Install the mandatory packages by running the following commands:
# sudo apt-get update # sudo apt-get install vpp vpp-plugin-core vpp-plugin-dpdk
Install the optional packages by running the following command:
# sudo apt-get install vpp-api-python python3-vpp-api vpp-dbg vpp-dev
Uninstall the packages by running the following command:
# sudo apt-get remove --purge vpp*