How to Install and Uninstall etherwake on Ubuntu 22.04

Updated: September 19, 2022

WOL (Wake-on-LAN) is a standard that allows you to turn on a computer over an Ethernet connection. Computers with WOL-enabled network interface cards can be woken from sleep mode, or powered up from standby via a BIOS feature. I will show you how to install etherwake on Ubuntu 22.04 in this tutorial.

Software Requirement

  • Operating system: Ubuntu 22.04 is needed for etherwake to work
  • Privileges: Make sure that you can run the sudo commands line.

Prerequisites to install etherwake on Ubuntu 22.04

Install etherwake Ubuntu 22.04

etherwake is one of the popular ways on Ubuntu now so that this tutorial will show you some ways to install it. Choose the one that you think is easy and you can follow.

Install etherwake using APT

This is a popular method for installing Ubuntu packages because it’s easy to follow, even if you are a newbie in Linux. Following these instructions to install etherwake on your Ubuntu.

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. Launch the terminal and enter the following Linux command:

sudo apt update

Step 2: Start the package installation on Ubuntu 22.04. After updating the system, you can install etherwake Ubuntu by pasting this command into the terminal and executing it.

sudo apt-get -y install etherwake

Install etherwake 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 -y install aptitude

Then, you can now install etherwake, just 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 download new packages from Ubuntu. Opening the terminal and executing the following Linux command:

sudo apt -y update

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

sudo aptitude -y install etherwake

Uninstall etherwake on Ubuntu 22.04

Have you ever considered how challenging it might be to uninstall an application from Ubuntu? You’re wrong, anyone can easily uninstall any program, not just a etherwake.

This command can be used to uninstall etherwake from Ubuntu 22.04 if it was installed using APT or Aptitude.

sudo apt remove --auto-remove etherwake

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

sudo apt autoremove --purge etherwake

Conclusion

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