How to Install and Uninstall 2048 on Ubuntu 22.04

Updated: August 17, 2022

The 2048 game is a mathematics based puzzle game where you have to slide tiles in a 4x4 board in any of the four possible directions. Touching tiles with the same value are then merged into tiles with the added value of the merged ones. You start with a couple of 2-valued tiles and new tiles appear randomly after sliding. The target of the game is to reach a tile with a value of 2048 before the board is full. In this tutorial, I will show you how to install 2048 on Ubuntu 22.04.

Prerequisites to install

  • OS: Ubuntu 22.04 is needed for 2048 to work
  • Privileges: Make sure that you can run the sudo commands line.

Prerequisites to install 2048 on Ubuntu 22.04

Install 2048 Ubuntu 22.04

2048 is one of the popular ways on Ubuntu now so that this tutorial will show you how to install it in various ways. Choose the one that you think is easy and you can follow.

Install 2048 using APT

This is a popular method for installing any Ubuntu packages because it is simple to understand, even if you are a Linux beginner. Following these instructions to get 2048 on your Ubuntu.

Step 1: The APT package repository cache needs to be updated before you try to install, update, or remove any packages. Update the APT database to fetch new packages from Ubuntu. Launching the terminal and entering the following Linux command:

sudo apt-get update

Step 2: Start installing the packages on Ubuntu 22.04. You can now install 2048 Ubuntu by executing this command in the terminal.

sudo apt-get install 2048

Install 2048 using Aptitude

Aptitude allows users to view a list of available packages and manage package installation, upgrade, and removal. If you haven’t already done so, run this command to install it.

sudo apt install aptitude

After installing it, you can now install 2048, just following these steps:

Step 1: You must update the APT package repository cache before attempting to install, update, or remove any packages. Update the APT database to download new packages from Ubuntu. Launch the terminal and enter the following Linux command:

sudo apt -y update

Step 2: Install the package on Ubuntu 22.04. After updating, you can install 2048 Ubuntu by executing this command in the terminal.

sudo aptitude install 2048

Uninstall 2048 on Ubuntu 22.04

Have you ever thought that uninstalling an application from Ubuntu might be challenging? You’re wrong; any program, not just a 2048, can be easily uninstalled by anyone.

You can uninstall 2048 on Ubuntu by running this command if you installed it using APT or Aptitude.

sudo apt remove --auto-remove 2048

You can also execute this command if you want to uninstall 2048 and remove its data and dependencies:

sudo apt autoremove --purge 2048

Conclusion

In this tutorial, I showed you ways to install 2048 on Ubuntu 22.04 and ways to uninstall 2048 too. Please contact me if you require any assistance. I’d be delighted to respond.