How to Install or Uninstall cryptmount on Ubuntu 22.04

Updated: September 5, 2022

cryptmount is a utility for creating encrypted filesystems & swap partitions and which allows an ordinary user to mount/unmount filesystems without requiring superuser privileges. In this tutorial, I will show you how to install cryptmount on Ubuntu 22.04.

Prerequisites

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

Prerequisites to install cryptmount on Ubuntu 22.04

Install cryptmount Ubuntu 22.04

cryptmount 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 cryptmount 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 steps to get cryptmount 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-get update

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

sudo apt-get install cryptmount

Install cryptmount 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 install aptitude

After installing aptitude, you can now install cryptmount, just following these steps:

Step 1: You must update the APT package repository cache before attempting to install, update, or remove any packages. Update the APT database to download new packages from Ubuntu. Opening the terminal and executing this Linux command:

sudo apt-get update

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

sudo aptitude -y install cryptmount

Uninstall cryptmount 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 cryptmount.

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

sudo apt remove --auto-remove cryptmount

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

sudo apt autoremove --purge cryptmount

Conclusion

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