How to Uninstall or Install blktool Ubuntu 22.04

Updated: September 2, 2022

blktool is used for querying and/or changing settings of a block device. It is like hdparm but a more general tool, as it works on SCSI, IDE and SATA devices. I will show you how to install blktool on Ubuntu 22.04 in this tutorial.

Requirements to install

  • OS: Ubuntu 22.04 or older Ubuntu versions
  • Privileges: Ensure that you are able to execute the sudo commands line.

Prerequisites to install blktool on Ubuntu 22.04

Install blktool Ubuntu 22.04

blktool 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 blktool using APT

This is a popular method for installing any Ubuntu packages because it’s easy to follow, even if you are a newbie in Linux. Following these instructions to install blktool on your Ubuntu 22.04.

Step 1: Obtain new packages from Ubuntu by updating the APT database. Launch the terminal and enter the following Linux command:

sudo apt-get update

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

sudo apt-get install blktool

Install blktool 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 that, you can now install blktool, 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: Install the package on Ubuntu 22.04. After updating, you can install blktool Ubuntu by pasting this command into the terminal and pressing Enter.

sudo aptitude install blktool

Uninstall blktool 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 blktool.

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

sudo apt remove --auto-remove blktool

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

sudo apt autoremove --purge blktool

Summary

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