How to Install and Uninstall bosh on Ubuntu 22.04

Updated: September 2, 2022

bosh stands for browsable output shell. This is a bit of a misnomer because it isn’t really a shell. What is does is store the output of a specified program in a buffer, and provides a simple curses interface to browse this buffer. Actions can be configured which can make use of the contents of the currently selected line. In this guide, I will show you ways to install bosh Ubuntu 22.04.

Prerequisites

  • Operating system: Ubuntu 22.04 is needed for bosh to work
  • Privileges: Ensure that you are able to execute the sudo commands line.

Prerequisites to install bosh on Ubuntu 22.04

Install bosh Ubuntu 22.04

bosh 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 bosh using APT

This is one of the popular ways to install any Ubuntu packages because it is simple to understand, even if you are a Linux novice. Following these steps to get bosh 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 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. You can now install bosh Ubuntu by executing this command in the terminal.

sudo apt -y install bosh

Install bosh using Aptitude

Users can manage their installation, upgrade, and removal of packages with Aptitude and view a list of the packages that are currently available. You must run this command to install it if you haven’t already done so on Ubuntu.

sudo apt -y install aptitude

Then, you can now install bosh by 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 fetch new packages from Ubuntu. Launch the terminal and enter the following Linux command:

sudo apt-get -y update

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

sudo aptitude -y install bosh

Uninstall bosh 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 bosh.

You can uninstall bosh Ubuntu by running this command if you installed it using APT or Aptitude.

sudo apt remove --auto-remove bosh

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

sudo apt autoremove --purge bosh

Ending

In this guide, I showed you ways to install bosh on Ubuntu 22.04 and some ways to uninstall bosh too. Please contact me if you require any assistance. I’d be delighted to respond.