Ways to Install and Uninstall alqalam Ubuntu 22.04

Updated: August 31, 2022

AlQalam (``the pen’’ in Arabic) is a freely available system intended for typesetting the Qur’an, other traditional texts, and any publications in the languages using the Arabic script. In this guide, I will show you how to install alqalam on Ubuntu 22.04.

Requirements

  • Operating system: Ubuntu 22.04 is needed for alqalam to work
  • Privileges: Check that you can run sudo commands.

Prerequisites to install alqalam on Ubuntu 22.04

Install alqalam Ubuntu 22.04

alqalam 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 alqalam 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 install alqalam 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. Update the APT database to download new packages from Ubuntu. Opening the terminal and executing the following Linux command:

sudo apt update

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

sudo apt -y install alqalam

Install alqalam using Aptitude

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

sudo apt -y install aptitude

After installing aptitude, you can now install alqalam 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. Update the APT database to fetch new packages from Ubuntu. Launching the terminal and entering the following Linux command:

sudo apt update

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

sudo aptitude install alqalam

Uninstall alqalam 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 alqalam, can be easily uninstalled by anyone.

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

sudo apt remove --auto-remove alqalam

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

sudo apt autoremove --purge alqalam

Conclusion

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