How to Install and Uninstall filelight Ubuntu 22.04

Updated: October 8, 2022

Filelight allows you to understand your disk usage by graphically representing your filesystem as a set of concentric, segmented rings. In this tutorial, I will show you how to install filelight on Ubuntu 22.04.

Prerequisites

  • Operating system: Ubuntu 22.04 or older versions with more than 2GB RAM
  • Privileges: Verify that you can execute the sudo commands line.

Prerequisites to install filelight on Ubuntu 22.04

Install filelight Ubuntu 22.04

filelight 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 filelight 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 install filelight on your Ubuntu 22.04.

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. 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 filelight Ubuntu by executing this command in the terminal.

sudo apt-get -y install filelight

Install filelight using Aptitude

Users can manage their installation, upgrade, and removal of packages with Aptitude and view a list of the packages that are currently available. You must run this command to install it if you haven’t already done so on Ubuntu.

sudo apt install aptitude

Then, you can now install filelight 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. Obtain new packages from Ubuntu by updating the APT database. Launch the terminal and enter the following Linux command:

sudo apt -y update

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

sudo aptitude -y install filelight

Uninstall filelight 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 filelight.

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

sudo apt remove --auto-remove filelight

You can also execute this command if you want to uninstall filelight and remove its data and dependencies:

sudo apt autoremove --purge filelight

Ending

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