How to Install or Uninstall freesweep Ubuntu 22.04

Updated: August 20, 2022

Freesweep is an implementation of the popular minesweeper game, where one tries to find all the mines without igniting any, based on hints given by the computer. Unlike most implementations of this game, Freesweep works in any visual text display - in Linux console, in an xterm, and in most text-based terminals currently in use. In this guide, I will show you ways to install freesweep Ubuntu 22.04.

Software Requirement

  • OS: freesweep needs Ubuntu 22.04 to work
  • Privileges: Make sure you are able to execute sudo commands.

Prerequisites to install freesweep on Ubuntu 22.04

Install freesweep Ubuntu 22.04

freesweep 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 freesweep 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 steps to install freesweep on your Ubuntu 22.04.

Step 1: You must update the APT package repository cache before attempting to install, update, or remove any packages. Obtain new packages from Ubuntu by updating the APT database. Opening the terminal and executing the following Linux command:

sudo apt -y update

Step 2: Start the package installation on Ubuntu 22.04. You can now install freesweep Ubuntu by executing this command in the terminal.

sudo apt-get install freesweep

Install freesweep using Aptitude

Aptitude allows users to view a list of available packages and manage package installation, upgrade, and removal. If you haven’t already installed it on Ubuntu, run this command to do so.

sudo apt install aptitude

Then, you can now install freesweep, 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. 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: Install the package on Ubuntu 22.04. You can now install freesweep Ubuntu by executing this command in the terminal.

sudo aptitude -y install freesweep

Uninstall freesweep on Ubuntu 22.04

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

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

sudo apt remove --auto-remove freesweep

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

sudo apt autoremove --purge freesweep

Conclusion

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