Ways to Install or Uninstall at on Ubuntu 22.04

Updated: September 1, 2022

At and batch read shell commands from standard input storing them as a job to be scheduled for execution in the future. In this tutorial, I will show you ways to install at Ubuntu 22.04.

Requirements to install

  • Operating system: Ubuntu 22.04 is needed for at to work
  • Privileges: Make sure you are able to execute sudo commands.

Prerequisites to install at on Ubuntu 22.04

Install at Ubuntu 22.04

at is one of the popular ways on Ubuntu now so that this tutorial will show you some ways to install it. Choose the one you believe is simple and easy to follow.

Install at using APT

This is one of the most popular methods for installing Ubuntu packages because it’s easy to follow, even if you are a newbie in Linux. Following these steps to install at on your Ubuntu.

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. Launch the terminal and enter the following Linux command:

sudo apt-get -y update

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

sudo apt install at

Install at 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 installing aptitude, you can now install at, just following these steps:

Step 1: Update the APT database to download new packages from Ubuntu. Launch the terminal and enter the following Linux command:

sudo apt-get update

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

sudo aptitude install at

Uninstall at 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 at.

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

sudo apt remove --auto-remove at

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

sudo apt autoremove --purge at

Summary

In this tutorial, I showed you ways to install at on Ubuntu 22.04 and ways to uninstall at too. Please contact me if you require any assistance. I’d be delighted to respond.