How to Uninstall and Install duck Ubuntu 22.04

Updated: September 11, 2022

duck, the Debian Url ChecKer, processes several fields in the debian/control, debian/upstream, debian/copyright, debian/patches/* and systemd.unit files and checks if URLs, VCS links and email address domains found therein are valid. In this guide, I will show you how to install duck on Ubuntu 22.04.

Prerequisites to install

  • OS: Ubuntu 22.04 is needed for duck to work
  • Privileges: Verify that you can execute the sudo commands line.

Prerequisites to install duck on Ubuntu 22.04

Install duck Ubuntu 22.04

duck 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 duck using APT

This is one of the most popular methods for installing Ubuntu packages because it’s easy to follow, even if you are a newbie in Linux. Following these instructions to install duck 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 update

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

sudo apt-get -y install duck

Install duck using Aptitude

Aptitude allows users to view a list of available packages and manage package installation, upgrade, and removal. If you haven’t already installed it on Ubuntu, run this command to do so.

sudo apt-get -y install aptitude

After that, you can now install duck by following these steps:

Step 1: Obtain new packages from Ubuntu by updating the APT database. Opening the terminal and executing the following Linux command:

sudo apt-get -y update

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

sudo aptitude install duck

Uninstall duck 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 duck, can be easily uninstalled by anyone.

This command can be used to uninstall duck from Ubuntu 22.04 if it was installed using APT or Aptitude.

sudo apt remove --auto-remove duck

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

sudo apt autoremove --purge duck


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