How to Install and Uninstall collectl on Ubuntu 22.04

Updated: September 5, 2022

Collectl is a performance monitoring and benchmark tool that tries to do it all. You can choose to monitor any of a broad set of subsystems which currently include buddyinfo, cpu, disk, inodes, infiniband, lustre, memory, network, nfs, processes, quadrics, slabs, sockets and tcp. In this guide, I will show you ways to install collectl Ubuntu 22.04.

Requirements

  • OS: collectl needs Ubuntu 22.04 to work
  • Privileges: Verify that you can execute the sudo commands line.

Prerequisites to install collectl on Ubuntu 22.04

Install collectl Ubuntu 22.04

collectl is one of the popular ways on Ubuntu now so that this tutorial will show you some ways to install it. Choose the one that you think is easy and you can follow.

Install collectl using APT

This is one of the most popular methods for installing Ubuntu packages since it is simple to understand, even if you are a Linux novice. Following these steps to get collectl on your Ubuntu.

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-get update

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

sudo apt install collectl

Install collectl 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 install aptitude

After that, you can now install collectl, 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: Install the package on Ubuntu 22.04. After updating, you can install collectl Ubuntu by pasting this command into the terminal and executing it.

sudo aptitude -y install collectl

Uninstall collectl 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 collectl.

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

sudo apt remove --auto-remove collectl

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

sudo apt autoremove --purge collectl

Conclusion

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