How to Install or Uninstall 2ping on Ubuntu 22.04

Updated: August 31, 2022

2ping is a bi-directional ping utility. It uses 3-way pings (akin to TCP SYN, SYN/ACK, ACK) and after-the-fact state comparison between a 2ping listener and a 2ping client to determine which direction packet loss occurs. In this tutorial, I will show you how to install 2ping on Ubuntu 22.04.

Software Requirement

  • Operating system: Ubuntu 22.04 is needed for 2ping to work
  • Privileges: Ascertain that you are able to execute sudo commands.

Prerequisites to install 2ping on Ubuntu 22.04

Install 2ping Ubuntu 22.04

2ping is one of the popular ways on Ubuntu now so that this tutorial will show you some ways to install it. Choose the one you believe is simple and easy to follow.

Install 2ping using APT

This is a popular method for installing any Ubuntu packages because it’s easy to follow, even if you are a newbie in Linux. Following these instructions to install 2ping on your Ubuntu 22.04.

Step 1: You must update the APT package repository cache before attempting to install, update, or remove any packages. Update the APT database to fetch new packages from Ubuntu. Opening the terminal and executing this Linux command:

sudo apt -y update

Step 2: Start the package installation on Ubuntu 22.04. You can now install 2ping Ubuntu by executing this command in the terminal.

sudo apt -y install 2ping

Install 2ping using Aptitude

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

sudo apt-get -y install aptitude

After installing it, you can now install 2ping by 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 update

Step 2: Install the package on Ubuntu 22.04. After updating, you can install 2ping Ubuntu by pasting this command into the terminal and pressing Enter.

sudo aptitude -y install 2ping

Uninstall 2ping on Ubuntu 22.04

Have you ever considered how difficult it is to uninstall an application from Ubuntu? You are mistaken; anyone, not just package administrators, can easily uninstall any program.

You can uninstall 2ping on Ubuntu by running this command if you installed it using APT or Aptitude.

sudo apt remove --auto-remove 2ping

If you want to uninstall 2ping and delete its data and dependencies, you can also run the following command:

sudo apt autoremove --purge 2ping

Conclusion

In this tutorial, I showed you ways to install 2ping on Ubuntu 22.04 and some ways to uninstall 2ping too. Please do not hesitate to contact me if you require any assistance. I’m delighted to respond to them.