How to Install and Uninstall c-icap on Ubuntu 22.04

Updated: October 21, 2022

C-ICAP is an implementation of an ICAP server. It can be used with HTTP proxies that support the ICAP protocol to implement content adaptation and filtering services. In this tutorial, I will show you ways to install c-icap Ubuntu 22.04.

Requirements

  • OS: Ubuntu 22.04 is needed for c-icap to work
  • Privileges: Make sure you are able to execute sudo commands.

Prerequisites to install c-icap on Ubuntu 22.04

Install c-icap Ubuntu 22.04

c-icap is one of the popular ways on Ubuntu now so that this tutorial will show you how to install it in various ways. Choose the one you believe is simple and easy to follow.

Install c-icap using APT

This is one of the popular ways to install any Ubuntu packages because it’s easy to follow, even if you are a newbie in Linux. Following these instructions to install c-icap 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. Opening the terminal and executing the following Linux command:

sudo apt -y update

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

sudo apt-get install c-icap

Install c-icap using Aptitude

Aptitude allows users to view a list of available packages and manage package installation, upgrade, and removal. If you haven’t already installed it on Ubuntu, run this command to do so.

sudo apt-get -y install aptitude

Then, you can now install c-icap, 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 this Linux command:

sudo apt -y update

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

sudo aptitude install c-icap

Uninstall c-icap on Ubuntu 22.04

Have you ever thought that uninstalling an application from Ubuntu might be challenging? You’re wrong; any program, not just a c-icap, can be easily uninstalled by anyone.

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

sudo apt remove --auto-remove c-icap

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

sudo apt autoremove --purge c-icap

Ending

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