Ways to Uninstall or Install capstats on Ubuntu 22.04

Updated: September 18, 2022

capstats is a small tool for collecting statistics on the current load of a network interface, using either libpcap or the native interface for Endace’s. It reports statistics per time interval and/or for the tool’s total run-time. In this guide, I will show you how to install capstats on Ubuntu 22.04.

Prerequisites

  • Operating system: Ubuntu 22.04 or older Ubuntu versions
  • Privileges: Ensure that you are able to execute the sudo commands line.

Prerequisites to install capstats on Ubuntu 22.04

Install capstats Ubuntu 22.04

capstats 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 capstats 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 capstats 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-get -y update

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

sudo apt -y install capstats

Install capstats using Aptitude

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

sudo apt-get install aptitude

After that, you can now install capstats, just following these steps:

Step 1: The APT package repository cache needs to be updated before you try to install, update, or remove any packages. Obtain new packages from Ubuntu by updating the APT database. Opening the terminal and executing this Linux command:

sudo apt update

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

sudo aptitude install capstats

Uninstall capstats 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 capstats.

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

sudo apt remove --auto-remove capstats

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

sudo apt autoremove --purge capstats

Conclusion

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