How to Install or Uninstall elpa-async Ubuntu 22.04

Updated: October 13, 2022

async.el is a module for doing asynchronous processing in Emacs. The most common application is to make dired move and rename files asynchronously i.e. in the background. Then the user need not wait for the move or copy to complete before they can use Emacs for other tasks. I will show you how to install elpa-async on Ubuntu 22.04 in this guide.

Requirements

  • OS: Ubuntu 22.04 is needed for elpa-async to work
  • Privileges: Ensure that you are able to execute the sudo commands line.

Prerequisites to install elpa-async on Ubuntu 22.04

Install elpa-async Ubuntu 22.04

elpa-async 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 that you think is easy and you can follow.

Install elpa-async using APT

This is a popular method for installing Ubuntu packages since it’s simple to understand, even if you’re new to Linux. Following these instructions to get elpa-async 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. Opening the terminal and executing the following Linux command:

sudo apt update

Step 2: Install the package on Ubuntu 22.04. You can now install elpa-async Ubuntu by executing this command in the terminal.

sudo apt-get install elpa-async

Install elpa-async 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-get -y install aptitude

After that, you can now install elpa-async by 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 fetch new packages from Ubuntu. Opening the terminal and executing the following Linux command:

sudo apt update

Step 2: Install the package on Ubuntu 22.04. You can now install elpa-async Ubuntu by executing this command in the terminal.

sudo aptitude install elpa-async

Uninstall elpa-async on Ubuntu 22.04

Have you ever thought about how difficult it is to uninstall an application from Ubuntu? You are mistaken; anyone can easily uninstall any program, not just a package.

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

sudo apt remove --auto-remove elpa-async

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

sudo apt autoremove --purge elpa-async

Conclusion

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