How to Uninstall or Install certspotter Ubuntu 22.04

Updated: August 30, 2022

Cert Spotter is a Certificate Transparency log monitor from SSLMate that alerts you when a SSL/TLS certificate is issued for one of your domains. Cert Spotter is easier than other open source CT monitors, since it does not require a database. It’s also more robust, since it uses a special certificate parser that ensures it won’t miss certificates. In this guide, I will show you ways to install certspotter Ubuntu 22.04.


  • OS: Ubuntu 22.04 or older Ubuntu versions
  • Privileges: Ascertain that you are able to execute sudo commands.

Prerequisites to install certspotter on Ubuntu 22.04

Install certspotter Ubuntu 22.04

certspotter 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 certspotter 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 instructions to get certspotter 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 download new packages from Ubuntu. Opening the terminal and executing the following Linux command:

sudo apt-get update

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

sudo apt -y install certspotter

Install certspotter 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 -y install aptitude

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

Step 1: Update the APT database to download new packages from Ubuntu. Launching the terminal and entering 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 certspotter Ubuntu by executing this command in the terminal.

sudo aptitude -y install certspotter

Uninstall certspotter on Ubuntu 22.04

Have you ever thought about how difficult it is to uninstall an application from Ubuntu? You are mistaken; anyone can easily uninstall any program, not just a package.

If you installed certspotter using APT or Aptitude, you could uninstall certspotter on Ubuntu by running this command

sudo apt remove --auto-remove certspotter

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

sudo apt autoremove --purge certspotter


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