Ways to Install and Uninstall di-netboot-assistant on Ubuntu 22.04

Updated: October 26, 2022

di-netboot-assistant is a tool to simplify the preparation of files for TFTP net booting. It downloads and extracts the files needed and takes care of organizing them. The packaged netboot installer as well as Debian Live ISO images are supported too. di-netboot-assistant prepares a top level menu for PXElinux and grub-efi. This allows one to choose from all installed netboot and Debian Live images at boot time. In this tutorial, I will show you ways to install di-netboot-assistant Ubuntu 22.04.

Software Requirement

  • Operating system: di-netboot-assistant needs Ubuntu 22.04 to work
  • Privileges: Make sure you are able to execute sudo commands.

Prerequisites to install di-netboot-assistant on Ubuntu 22.04

Install di-netboot-assistant Ubuntu 22.04

di-netboot-assistant 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 di-netboot-assistant 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 di-netboot-assistant 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. Launch the terminal and enter the following Linux command:

sudo apt-get -y update

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

sudo apt-get -y install di-netboot-assistant

Install di-netboot-assistant 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 -y install aptitude

After installing it, you can now install di-netboot-assistant, 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. Update the APT database to fetch new packages from Ubuntu. Opening the terminal and executing the following Linux command:

sudo apt-get -y update

Step 2: Start installing the packages on Ubuntu 22.04. You can now install di-netboot-assistant Ubuntu by executing this command in the terminal.

sudo aptitude -y install di-netboot-assistant

Uninstall di-netboot-assistant 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.

If you installed di-netboot-assistant using APT or Aptitude, you could uninstall di-netboot-assistant on Ubuntu by executing this command

sudo apt remove --auto-remove di-netboot-assistant

To uninstall di-netboot-assistant and remove its data and dependencies, you can also use the following command:

sudo apt autoremove --purge di-netboot-assistant

Ending

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