How to Uninstall and Install emd on Ubuntu 22.04

Updated: September 11, 2022

emd is the Enhanced Markdown template processor. It can save people from tedious jobs updating their README.md files by automating all those that can be automated, especially for cli based programs. In this tutorial, I will show you how to install emd on Ubuntu 22.04.

Requirements to install

  • OS: Ubuntu 22.04 or older Ubuntu versions
  • Privileges: Check that you can run sudo commands.

Prerequisites to install emd on Ubuntu 22.04

Install emd Ubuntu 22.04

emd 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 emd using APT

This is one of the popular ways to install any Ubuntu packages because it is simple to understand, even if you are a Linux novice. Following these instructions to get emd on your Ubuntu 22.04.

Step 1: You must update the APT package repository cache before attempting to install, update, or remove any packages. Update the APT database to download new packages from Ubuntu. Launching the terminal and entering the following Linux command:

sudo apt update

Step 2: Install the package on Ubuntu 22.04. After updating, you can install emd Ubuntu by pasting this command into the terminal and pressing Enter.

sudo apt-get -y install emd

Install emd using Aptitude

With Aptitude, users can view a list of available packages and manage their installation, upgrade, and removal of packages. If you didn’t install it on Ubuntu, you need to install it by executing this command.

sudo apt-get -y install aptitude

After installing aptitude, you can now install emd, just 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: Install the package on Ubuntu 22.04. After updating the system, you can now install emd Ubuntu by pasting this command into the terminal and pressing Enter.

sudo aptitude -y install emd

Uninstall emd 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.

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

sudo apt remove --auto-remove emd

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

sudo apt autoremove --purge emd

Summary

In this tutorial, I showed you ways to install emd on Ubuntu 22.04 and some ways to uninstall emd too. Please contact me if you require any assistance. I’d be delighted to respond.