How to Install or Uninstall 6tunnel on Ubuntu 22.04

Updated: August 31, 2022

6tunnel allows you to use services provided by IPv6 hosts with IPv4-only applications and vice versa. It can bind to any of your IPv4 or IPv6 addresses and forward all data to IPv4 or IPv6 host. In this tutorial, I will show you how to install 6tunnel on Ubuntu 22.04.

Software Requirement

  • Operating system: Ubuntu 22.04 is needed for 6tunnel to work
  • Privileges: Verify that you can execute the sudo commands line.

Prerequisites to install 6tunnel on Ubuntu 22.04

Install 6tunnel Ubuntu 22.04

6tunnel 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 you believe is simple and easy to follow.

Install 6tunnel 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 6tunnel 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 download new packages from Ubuntu. Opening the terminal and executing the following Linux command:

sudo apt-get -y update

Step 2: Start the package installation on Ubuntu 22.04. After updating the system, you can install 6tunnel Ubuntu by pasting this command into the terminal and pressing Enter.

sudo apt-get install 6tunnel

Install 6tunnel using Aptitude

You must run this command to install Aptitude if you haven’t already done so on Ubuntu.

sudo apt-get -y install aptitude

After that, you can now install 6tunnel by following these steps:

Step 1: The APT package repository cache needs to be updated before you try to install, update, or remove any packages. Obtain new packages from Ubuntu by updating the APT database. Opening the terminal and executing the following Linux command:

sudo apt -y update

Step 2: Start the package installation on Ubuntu 22.04. After updating the system, you can install 6tunnel Ubuntu by executing this command in the terminal.

sudo aptitude install 6tunnel

Uninstall 6tunnel on Ubuntu 22.04

Have you ever thought that uninstalling an application from Ubuntu is difficult? You are mistaken; Anyone can easily uninstall any program, not just 6tunnel.

If you installed 6tunnel using APT or Aptitude, you could uninstall 6tunnel on Ubuntu by running this command

sudo apt remove --auto-remove 6tunnel

You can also execute this command if you want to uninstall 6tunnel and remove its data and dependencies:

sudo apt autoremove --purge 6tunnel

Conclusion

In this guide, I showed you ways to install 6tunnel on Ubuntu 22.04 and ways to uninstall 6tunnel too. If you need any help, don’t hesitate to contact me. I’m very glad to answer them.