How to Uninstall or Install bibtool Ubuntu 22.04

Updated: September 2, 2022

BibTeX provides an easy to use means to integrate citations and bibliographies into LaTeX documents. But the user is left alone with the management of the BibTeX files. BibTool is intended to fill this gap. BibTool allows the manipulation of BibTeX files which goes beyond the possibilities – and intentions – of BibTeX. In this guide, I will show you how to install bibtool on Ubuntu 22.04.

Requirements to install

  • Operating system: Ubuntu 22.04 or older versions with more than 2GB RAM
  • Privileges: Verify that you can execute the sudo commands line.

Prerequisites to install bibtool on Ubuntu 22.04

Install bibtool Ubuntu 22.04

bibtool 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 bibtool using APT

This is one of the popular ways to install any Ubuntu packages because it’s easy to follow, even if you are a newbie in Linux. Following these steps to install bibtool 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 fetch new packages from Ubuntu. Opening the terminal and executing the following Linux command:

sudo apt-get update

Step 2: Install the package on Ubuntu 22.04. You can now install bibtool Ubuntu by executing this command in the terminal.

sudo apt-get -y install bibtool

Install bibtool 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 install aptitude

After that, you can now install bibtool, just 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 update

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

sudo aptitude -y install bibtool

Uninstall bibtool 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 bibtool.

This command can be used to uninstall bibtool from Ubuntu 22.04 if it was installed using APT or Aptitude.

sudo apt remove --auto-remove bibtool

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

sudo apt autoremove --purge bibtool

Ending

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