Ways to Install or Uninstall atfs on Ubuntu 22.04

Updated: August 29, 2022

AtFS is a storage system supporting multiple versions of files and associating an arbitrary number of application defined attributes of the form “name=value” with each version. AtFS comes as a function library that is meant as an extension to the UNIX file system. It does this without the need for kernel modifications and without imposing any restrictions to existing file system applications. It is part of ShapeTools, a software configuration management system. In this tutorial, I will show you how to install atfs on Ubuntu 22.04.

Requirements to install

  • OS: atfs needs Ubuntu 22.04 to work
  • Privileges: Check that you can run sudo commands.

Prerequisites to install atfs on Ubuntu 22.04

Install atfs Ubuntu 22.04

atfs 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 atfs 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 atfs on your Ubuntu.

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. Opening the terminal and executing the following Linux command:

sudo apt-get update

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

sudo apt -y install atfs

Install atfs 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-get install aptitude

After that, you can now install atfs by following these steps:

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

sudo apt-get -y update

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

sudo aptitude install atfs

Uninstall atfs 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 atfs.

If you installed atfs using APT or Aptitude, you could uninstall atfs on Ubuntu by executing this command

sudo apt remove --auto-remove atfs

To uninstall atfs and remove its data and dependencies, you can also use the following command:

sudo apt autoremove --purge atfs

Conclusion

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