How to Install or Uninstall bmap-tools Ubuntu 22.04

Updated: October 26, 2022

bmaptool is a generic tool for creating the block map (bmap) for a file, and copying files using the block map. The idea is that large file containing unused blocks, like raw system image files, can be copied or flashed a lot faster with bmaptool than with traditional tools like “dd” or “cp”. I will show you how to install bmap-tools on Ubuntu 22.04 in this tutorial.

Prerequisites

  • OS: bmap-tools needs Ubuntu 22.04 to work
  • Privileges: Ensure that you are able to execute the sudo commands line.

Prerequisites to install bmap-tools on Ubuntu 22.04

Install bmap-tools Ubuntu 22.04

bmap-tools 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 bmap-tools 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 steps to get bmap-tools on your Ubuntu 22.04.

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. Launching the terminal and entering the following Linux command:

sudo apt -y update

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

sudo apt -y install bmap-tools

Install bmap-tools using Aptitude

With Aptitude, users can view a list of available packages and manage their installation, upgrade, and removal of packages. If you didn’t install it on Ubuntu, you need to install it by executing this command.

sudo apt-get -y install aptitude

Then, you can now install bmap-tools, 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. Launch the terminal and enter the following Linux command:

sudo apt-get update

Step 2: Install the package on Ubuntu 22.04. After updating the system, you can install bmap-tools Ubuntu by pasting this command into the terminal and executing it.

sudo aptitude install bmap-tools

Uninstall bmap-tools on Ubuntu 22.04

Have you ever thought about how difficult it is to uninstall an application from Ubuntu? You are mistaken; anyone can easily uninstall any program, not just a package.

If you installed bmap-tools using APT or Aptitude, you could uninstall bmap-tools on Ubuntu by following this step:

sudo apt remove --auto-remove bmap-tools

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

sudo apt autoremove --purge bmap-tools

Ending

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