How to Install or Uninstall fort-validator on Ubuntu 22.04

Updated: September 19, 2022

FORT validator is an RPKI relying party software: it performs the validation of the RPKI repository and serves the ROAs to the routers. I will show you how to install fort-validator on Ubuntu 22.04 in this guide.

Prerequisites

  • OS: fort-validator needs Ubuntu 22.04 to work
  • Privileges: Make sure that you can run the sudo commands line.

Prerequisites to install fort-validator on Ubuntu 22.04

Install fort-validator Ubuntu 22.04

fort-validator is one of the popular ways on Ubuntu now so that this tutorial will show you some ways to install it. Choose the one you believe is simple and easy to follow.

Install fort-validator using APT

This is one of the most popular methods for installing Ubuntu packages since it is simple to understand, even if you are a Linux novice. Following these instructions to get fort-validator 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-get update

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

sudo apt-get -y install fort-validator

Install fort-validator using Aptitude

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

sudo apt install aptitude

After installing, you can now install fort-validator by 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. Launch the terminal and enter the following Linux command:

sudo apt -y update

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

sudo aptitude -y install fort-validator

Uninstall fort-validator on Ubuntu 22.04

Have you ever considered how difficult it is to uninstall an application from Ubuntu? You are mistaken; anyone, not just package administrators, can easily uninstall any program.

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

sudo apt remove --auto-remove fort-validator

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

sudo apt autoremove --purge fort-validator

Ending

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