Ways to Uninstall and Install espeakup Ubuntu 22.04

Updated: September 6, 2022

Espeakup is a daemon that connects speakup kernel modules to the espeak software speech synthesizer through the /dev/softsynth device. In this guide, I will show you ways to install espeakup Ubuntu 22.04.

Software Requirement

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

Prerequisites to install espeakup on Ubuntu 22.04

Install espeakup Ubuntu 22.04

espeakup 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 espeakup 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 steps to get espeakup on your Ubuntu 22.04.

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: Start the package installation on Ubuntu 22.04. After updating, you can install espeakup Ubuntu by executing this command in the terminal.

sudo apt install espeakup

Install espeakup using Aptitude

You must run this command to install Aptitude if you haven’t already done so on Ubuntu.

sudo apt-get -y install aptitude

After installing aptitude, you can now install espeakup, just following these steps:

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

sudo apt -y update

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

sudo aptitude install espeakup

Uninstall espeakup 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 espeakup, can be easily uninstalled by anyone.

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

sudo apt remove --auto-remove espeakup

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

sudo apt autoremove --purge espeakup

Ending

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