How to Uninstall and Install cntlm on Ubuntu 22.04

Updated: September 18, 2022

Cntlm is a fast and efficient NTLM proxy, with support for TCP/IP tunneling, authenticated connection caching, ACLs, proper daemon logging and behaviour and much more. It has up to ten times faster responses than similar NTLM proxies, while using by orders or magnitude less RAM and CPU. Manual page contains detailed information. In this guide, I will show you how to install cntlm on Ubuntu 22.04.

Requirements

  • OS: Ubuntu 22.04 is needed for cntlm to work
  • Privileges: Check that you can run sudo commands.

Prerequisites to install cntlm on Ubuntu 22.04

Install cntlm Ubuntu 22.04

cntlm 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 cntlm using APT

This is a popular method for installing any Ubuntu packages because it is simple to understand, even if you are a Linux beginner. Following these instructions to install cntlm on your Ubuntu 22.04.

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 cntlm Ubuntu by executing this command in the terminal.

sudo apt -y install cntlm

Install cntlm using Aptitude

Users can manage their installation, upgrade, and removal of packages with Aptitude and view a list of the packages that are currently available. If you haven’t already installed it on Ubuntu, run this command to do so.

sudo apt-get install aptitude

Then, you can now install cntlm 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 fetch new packages from Ubuntu. Launching the terminal and entering the following Linux command:

sudo apt update

Step 2: Install the package on Ubuntu 22.04. After updating the system, you can now install cntlm Ubuntu by pasting this command into the terminal and pressing Enter.

sudo aptitude -y install cntlm

Uninstall cntlm 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 cntlm using APT or Aptitude, you could uninstall cntlm on Ubuntu by running this command

sudo apt remove --auto-remove cntlm

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

sudo apt autoremove --purge cntlm

Conclusion

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