How to Install or Uninstall arpalert Ubuntu 22.04

Updated: September 18, 2022

The arpalert daemon is a security tool that listens on a network interface (without using ‘promiscuous’ mode) and catches all conversations of MAC address to IP request to alert of possibility of ARP spoofing attack. I will show you how to install arpalert on Ubuntu 22.04 in this guide.

Software Requirement

  • OS: arpalert needs Ubuntu 22.04 to work
  • Privileges: Make sure that you can run the sudo commands line.

Prerequisites to install arpalert on Ubuntu 22.04

Install arpalert Ubuntu 22.04

arpalert 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 arpalert 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 arpalert on your Ubuntu.

Step 1: Update the APT database to download new packages from Ubuntu. Opening the terminal and executing this Linux command:

sudo apt -y update

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

sudo apt install arpalert

Install arpalert using Aptitude

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

sudo apt -y install aptitude

After installing, you can now install arpalert, just following these steps:

Step 1: Update the APT database to fetch new packages from Ubuntu. Launching the terminal and entering the following Linux command:

sudo apt-get -y update

Step 2: Start installing the packages on Ubuntu 22.04. You can now install arpalert Ubuntu by executing this command in the terminal.

sudo aptitude install arpalert

Uninstall arpalert 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 arpalert.

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

sudo apt remove --auto-remove arpalert

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

sudo apt autoremove --purge arpalert


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