How to Install and Uninstall fairymax on Ubuntu 22.04

Updated: August 20, 2022

Fairymax is a program that plays chess and chess variants. It uses the xboard/winboard chess-engine protocol to communicate. Apart from ‘regular’ chess (also known as the Mad-Queen variant), it can play Capablanca chess, gothic chess, knightmate, cylinder chess, berolina chess, superchess and courier chess. In this guide, I will show you how to install fairymax on Ubuntu 22.04.

Prerequisites to install

  • OS: Ubuntu 22.04 or older Ubuntu versions
  • Privileges: Ascertain that you are able to execute sudo commands.

Prerequisites to install fairymax on Ubuntu 22.04

Install fairymax Ubuntu 22.04

fairymax 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 fairymax 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 fairymax 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. Launch the terminal and enter 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 fairymax Ubuntu by executing this command in the terminal.

sudo apt-get -y install fairymax

Install fairymax using Aptitude

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

sudo apt -y install aptitude

Then, you can now install fairymax, just following these steps:

Step 1: The APT package repository cache needs to be updated before you try to install, update, or remove any packages. Obtain new packages from Ubuntu by updating the APT database. 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 fairymax Ubuntu by pasting this command into the terminal and executing it.

sudo aptitude -y install fairymax

Uninstall fairymax 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 fairymax.

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

sudo apt remove --auto-remove fairymax

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

sudo apt autoremove --purge fairymax

Ending

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