How to Install and Uninstall amazon-ec2-utils Ubuntu 22.04

Updated: August 31, 2022

amazon-ec2-utils contains a set of utilities and settings for Linux deployments in EC2. In this tutorial, I will show you how to install amazon-ec2-utils on Ubuntu 22.04.

Prerequisites

  • OS: Ubuntu 22.04 or older versions with more than 2GB RAM
  • Privileges: Make sure you are able to execute sudo commands.

Prerequisites to install amazon-ec2-utils on Ubuntu 22.04

Install amazon-ec2-utils Ubuntu 22.04

amazon-ec2-utils 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 amazon-ec2-utils using APT

This is one of the most popular methods for installing Ubuntu packages since it is simple to understand, even if you are a Linux novice. Following these steps to get amazon-ec2-utils 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-get -y update

Step 2: Install the package on Ubuntu 22.04. After updating the system, you can install amazon-ec2-utils Ubuntu by executing this command in the terminal.

sudo apt install amazon-ec2-utils

Install amazon-ec2-utils 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 -y install aptitude

After installing, you can now install amazon-ec2-utils 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. Opening the terminal and executing the following Linux command:

sudo apt-get -y update

Step 2: Start installing the packages on Ubuntu 22.04. After updating, you can install amazon-ec2-utils Ubuntu by executing this command in the terminal.

sudo aptitude install amazon-ec2-utils

Uninstall amazon-ec2-utils on Ubuntu 22.04

Have you ever considered how challenging it might be to uninstall an application from Ubuntu? You’re wrong, anyone can easily uninstall any program, not just a amazon-ec2-utils.

You can uninstall amazon-ec2-utils Ubuntu by running this command if you installed it using APT or Aptitude.

sudo apt remove --auto-remove amazon-ec2-utils

If you want to uninstall amazon-ec2-utils and remove its data and dependencies, you can also run the following command:

sudo apt autoremove --purge amazon-ec2-utils

Conclusion

In this tutorial, I showed you ways to install amazon-ec2-utils on Ubuntu 22.04 and ways to uninstall amazon-ec2-utils too. If you need any help, don’t hesitate to contact me. I’m very glad to answer them.