Ways to Uninstall or Install bolt Ubuntu 22.04

Updated: September 2, 2022

Thunderbolt 3 features different security modes that require devices to be authorized before they can be used. The D-Bus API can be used to list devices, enroll them (authorize and store them in the local database) and forget them again (remove previously enrolled devices). It also emits signals if new devices are connected (or removed). During enrollment devices can be set to be automatically authorized as soon as they are connected. A command line tool, called boltctl, can be used to control the daemon and perform all the above mentioned tasks. I will show you how to install bolt on Ubuntu 22.04 in this tutorial.

Requirements to install

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

Prerequisites to install bolt on Ubuntu 22.04

Install bolt Ubuntu 22.04

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

Install bolt 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 bolt on your Ubuntu 22.04.

Step 1: The APT package repository cache needs to be updated before you try 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 update

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

sudo apt install bolt

Install bolt 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 install aptitude

Then, you can now install bolt, just following these steps:

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 the package installation on Ubuntu 22.04. After updating, you can install bolt Ubuntu by pasting this command into the terminal and pressing Enter.

sudo aptitude -y install bolt

Uninstall bolt 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 bolt.

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

sudo apt remove --auto-remove bolt

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

sudo apt autoremove --purge bolt

Summary

In this tutorial, I showed you ways to install bolt on Ubuntu 22.04 and some ways to uninstall bolt too. Please do not hesitate to contact me if you require any assistance. I’m delighted to respond to them.