Ubuntu 16.04 - Setup the fd.io Repository

From the following choose one of the releases to install.

Update the OS

It is probably a good idea to update and upgrade the OS before starting

apt-get update

Point to the Repository

Create a file “/etc/apt/sources.list.d/99fd.io.list” with the contents that point to the version needed. The contents needed are shown below.

VPP latest Release

Create the file /etc/apt/sources.list.d/99fd.io.list with contents:

deb [trusted=yes] https://nexus.fd.io/content/repositories/fd.io.ubuntu.xenial.main/ ./

VPP stable/1804 Branch

Create the file /etc/apt/sources.list.d/99fd.io.list with contents:

deb [trusted=yes] https://nexus.fd.io/content/repositories/fd.io.stable.1804.ubuntu.xenial.main/ ./

VPP master Branch

Create the file /etc/apt/sources.list.d/99fd.io.list with contents:

deb [trusted=yes] https://nexus.fd.io/content/repositories/fd.io.master.ubuntu.xenial.main/ ./

Install the Mandatory Packages

sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install vpp vpp-lib vpp-plugin

Install the Optional Packages

sudo apt-get install vpp-dbg vpp-dev vpp-api-java vpp-api-python vpp-api-lua

Uninstall the Packages

sudo apt-get remove --purge vpp*