How to Uninstall and Install civetweb Ubuntu 22.04

Updated: October 8, 2022

CivetWeb is an easy to use, powerful, C (C/C++) embeddable web server with optional CGI, SSL and Lua support. CivetWeb has a MIT license so you can innovate without restrictions. In this guide, I will show you how to install civetweb on Ubuntu 22.04.

Software Requirement

  • OS: Ubuntu 22.04 or older versions with more than 2GB RAM
  • Privileges: Verify that you can execute the sudo commands line.

Prerequisites to install civetweb on Ubuntu 22.04

Install civetweb Ubuntu 22.04

civetweb 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 civetweb using APT

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

Step 1: You must update the APT package repository cache before attempting to install, update, or remove any packages. Obtain new packages from Ubuntu by updating the APT database. Launching the terminal and entering the following Linux command:

sudo apt update

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

sudo apt install civetweb

Install civetweb using Aptitude

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

sudo apt-get install aptitude

After that, you can now install civetweb, 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 -y update

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

sudo aptitude -y install civetweb

Uninstall civetweb on Ubuntu 22.04

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

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

sudo apt remove --auto-remove civetweb

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

sudo apt autoremove --purge civetweb

Summary

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