How to Uninstall and Install elpa-fsm on Ubuntu 22.04

Updated: October 13, 2022

fsm.el is an exercise in metaprogramming inspired by gen_fsm of Erlang/OTP. It aims to make asynchronous programming in Emacs Lisp easy and fun. By “asynchronous” I mean that long-lasting tasks don’t interfer with normal editing. In this guide, I will show you ways to install elpa-fsm Ubuntu 22.04.

Requirements to install

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

Prerequisites to install elpa-fsm on Ubuntu 22.04

Install elpa-fsm Ubuntu 22.04

elpa-fsm 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 elpa-fsm using APT

This is one of the popular ways to install any Ubuntu packages because it’s easy to follow, even if you are a newbie in Linux. Following these steps to get elpa-fsm 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 fetch new packages from Ubuntu. Opening the terminal and executing this Linux command:

sudo apt-get -y update

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

sudo apt-get -y install elpa-fsm

Install elpa-fsm 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 install aptitude

Then, you can now install elpa-fsm, 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 update

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

sudo aptitude -y install elpa-fsm

Uninstall elpa-fsm 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 elpa-fsm.

If you installed elpa-fsm using APT or Aptitude, you could uninstall elpa-fsm on Ubuntu by executing this command

sudo apt remove --auto-remove elpa-fsm

To uninstall elpa-fsm and remove its data and dependencies, you can also use the following command:

sudo apt autoremove --purge elpa-fsm

Conclusion

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