How to Install and Uninstall boxshade on Ubuntu 22.04

Updated: September 2, 2022

Boxshade is a program for creating good looking printouts from multiple-aligned protein or DNA sequences. The program does not perform the alignment by itself and requires as input a file that was created by a multiple alignment program or manually edited with respective tools. In this guide, I will show you how to install boxshade on Ubuntu 22.04.

Requirements to install

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

Prerequisites to install boxshade on Ubuntu 22.04

Install boxshade Ubuntu 22.04

boxshade 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 boxshade using APT

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

Step 1: Obtain new packages from Ubuntu by updating the APT database. Opening the terminal and executing this Linux command:

sudo apt update

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

sudo apt -y install boxshade

Install boxshade using Aptitude

If you haven’t already installed Aptitude on Ubuntu, run this command to do so.

sudo apt -y install aptitude

After installing it, you can now install boxshade by following these steps:

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 download new packages from Ubuntu. Launch the terminal and enter the following Linux command:

sudo apt -y update

Step 2: Start the package installation on Ubuntu 22.04. After updating, you can install boxshade Ubuntu by executing this command in the terminal.

sudo aptitude install boxshade

Uninstall boxshade 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 boxshade.

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

sudo apt remove --auto-remove boxshade

To uninstall boxshade and remove its data and dependencies, you can also use the following command:

sudo apt autoremove --purge boxshade

Summary

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