Ways to Uninstall and Install emacs-jabber on Ubuntu 22.04

Updated: September 18, 2022

The emacs-jabber addon has been elpafied. This dummy package helps ease transition from emacs-jabber to elpa-jabber. I will show you how to install emacs-jabber on Ubuntu 22.04 in this guide.

Software Requirement

  • Operating system: emacs-jabber needs Ubuntu 22.04 to work
  • Privileges: Make sure that you can run the sudo commands line.

Prerequisites to install emacs-jabber on Ubuntu 22.04

Install emacs-jabber Ubuntu 22.04

emacs-jabber 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 emacs-jabber 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 emacs-jabber on your Ubuntu 22.04.

Step 1: Update the APT database to download new packages from Ubuntu. Launching the terminal and entering the following Linux command:

sudo apt-get update

Step 2: Start the package installation on Ubuntu 22.04. After updating, you can install emacs-jabber Ubuntu by executing this command in the terminal.

sudo apt-get install emacs-jabber

Install emacs-jabber using Aptitude

If you didn’t install Aptitude on Ubuntu, you need to install it by executing this command.

sudo apt-get install aptitude

After that, you can now install emacs-jabber by following these steps:

Step 1: Update the APT database to fetch new packages from Ubuntu. Launch the terminal and enter the following Linux command:

sudo apt update

Step 2: Install the package on Ubuntu 22.04. After updating, you can install emacs-jabber Ubuntu by pasting this command into the terminal and executing it.

sudo aptitude install emacs-jabber

Uninstall emacs-jabber 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 emacs-jabber.

You can uninstall emacs-jabber on Ubuntu by running this command if you installed it using APT or Aptitude.

sudo apt remove --auto-remove emacs-jabber

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

sudo apt autoremove --purge emacs-jabber

Summary

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