How to Install or Uninstall ezquake on Ubuntu 22.04

Updated: August 20, 2022

ezQuake is a modern QuakeWorld engine. It adds many useful features like modern graphics, QuakeTV support, multi-monitor support, a built-in server browser, and many features serving the nedes of competitive Quake gamers. I will show you how to install ezquake on Ubuntu 22.04 in this guide.

Requirements to install

  • OS: Ubuntu 22.04 or older Ubuntu versions
  • Privileges: Make sure that you can run the sudo commands line.

Prerequisites to install ezquake on Ubuntu 22.04

Install ezquake Ubuntu 22.04

ezquake 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 ezquake using APT

This is a popular method for installing Ubuntu packages since it’s simple to understand, even if you’re new to Linux. Following these steps to install ezquake on your Ubuntu.

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

sudo apt-get -y update

Step 2: Install the package on Ubuntu 22.04. After updating the system, you can install ezquake Ubuntu by executing this command in the terminal.

sudo apt-get -y install ezquake

Install ezquake 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 install aptitude

After installing it, you can now install ezquake by 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 download new packages from Ubuntu. Opening the terminal and executing this Linux command:

sudo apt update

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

sudo aptitude install ezquake

Uninstall ezquake 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 ezquake, can be easily uninstalled by anyone.

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

sudo apt remove --auto-remove ezquake

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

sudo apt autoremove --purge ezquake

Ending

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