How to Install and Uninstall algotutor Ubuntu 22.04

Updated: August 31, 2022

algotutor is an interactive program for observing the intermediate steps of algorithms (“algorithm animation”). The target audience is computer science students and/or anyone who studies algorithms and/or data structures. One can create data files in plain text format (actually perl anonymous hashes, but one need not care) and let algotutor runs through some predefined algorithm. Then one can step backward and forward through the execution sequence of the algorithm at different levels of details. In this guide, I will show you how to install algotutor on Ubuntu 22.04.

Software Requirement

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

Prerequisites to install algotutor on Ubuntu 22.04

Install algotutor Ubuntu 22.04

algotutor 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 algotutor using APT

This is a popular method for installing Ubuntu packages since it’s simple to understand, even if you’re new to Linux. Following these instructions to get algotutor on your Ubuntu 22.04.

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. Launching the terminal and entering the following Linux command:

sudo apt-get update

Step 2: Start the package installation on Ubuntu 22.04. After updating, you can install algotutor Ubuntu by pasting this command into the terminal and executing it.

sudo apt -y install algotutor

Install algotutor using Aptitude

With Aptitude, users can view a list of available packages and manage their installation, upgrade, and removal of packages. If you didn’t install it on Ubuntu, you need to install it by executing this command.

sudo apt -y install aptitude

After that, you can now install algotutor, just following these steps:

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 download new packages from Ubuntu. Launch the terminal and enter the following Linux command:

sudo apt -y update

Step 2: Start installing the packages on Ubuntu 22.04. After updating the system, you can install algotutor Ubuntu by executing this command in the terminal.

sudo aptitude -y install algotutor

Uninstall algotutor 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.

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

sudo apt remove --auto-remove algotutor

If you want to uninstall algotutor and remove its data and dependencies, you can also run the following command:

sudo apt autoremove --purge algotutor

Ending

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