How to Uninstall and Install doctest on Ubuntu 22.04

Updated: September 11, 2022

The doctest program checks examples in source code comments. It is modeled after doctest for Python (<http://docs.python.org/library/doctest.html>). In this guide, I will show you ways to install doctest Ubuntu 22.04.

Prerequisites to install

  • OS: Ubuntu 22.04 or older versions with more than 2GB RAM
  • Privileges: Make sure you are able to execute sudo commands.

Prerequisites to install doctest on Ubuntu 22.04

Install doctest Ubuntu 22.04

doctest 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 doctest using APT

This is a popular method for installing Ubuntu packages because it’s easy to follow, even if you are a newbie in Linux. Following these instructions to install doctest 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 download new packages from Ubuntu. Launch the terminal and enter the following Linux command:

sudo apt-get update

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

sudo apt-get -y install doctest

Install doctest using Aptitude

If you haven’t already installed Aptitude on Ubuntu, run this command to do so.

sudo apt-get install aptitude

Then, you can now install doctest 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 download new packages from Ubuntu. Opening the terminal and executing this Linux command:

sudo apt-get update

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

sudo aptitude install doctest

Uninstall doctest on Ubuntu 22.04

Have you ever thought that uninstalling an application from Ubuntu might be challenging? You’re wrong; any program, not just a doctest, can be easily uninstalled by anyone.

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

sudo apt remove --auto-remove doctest

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

sudo apt autoremove --purge doctest

Summary

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