Ways to Install and Uninstall gcin-anthy Ubuntu 22.04

Updated: October 26, 2022

gcin is a GTK+ based input method which focused mainly on Traditional Chinese. However, it is also very useful for Simplified Chinese, Japanese, and many other languages. In this tutorial, I will show you how to install gcin-anthy on Ubuntu 22.04.


  • Operating system: Ubuntu 22.04 or older Ubuntu versions
  • Privileges: Make sure you are able to execute sudo commands.

Prerequisites to install gcin-anthy on Ubuntu 22.04

Install gcin-anthy Ubuntu 22.04

gcin-anthy 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 you believe is simple and easy to follow.

Install gcin-anthy using APT

This is one of the popular ways to install any Ubuntu packages because it’s easy to follow, even if you are a newbie in Linux. Following these steps to install gcin-anthy on your Ubuntu 22.04.

Step 1: Obtain new packages from Ubuntu by updating the APT database. Opening the terminal and executing the following Linux command:

sudo apt-get -y update

Step 2: Start the package installation on Ubuntu 22.04. After updating, you can install gcin-anthy Ubuntu by pasting this command into the terminal and pressing Enter.

sudo apt-get -y install gcin-anthy

Install gcin-anthy using Aptitude

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

sudo apt-get -y install aptitude

Then, you can now install gcin-anthy 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 fetch new packages from Ubuntu. Opening the terminal and executing the following Linux command:

sudo apt update

Step 2: Install the package on Ubuntu 22.04. You can now install gcin-anthy Ubuntu by executing this command in the terminal.

sudo aptitude -y install gcin-anthy

Uninstall gcin-anthy 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 gcin-anthy, can be easily uninstalled by anyone.

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

sudo apt remove --auto-remove gcin-anthy

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

sudo apt autoremove --purge gcin-anthy


In this tutorial, I showed you ways to install gcin-anthy on Ubuntu 22.04 and some ways to uninstall gcin-anthy too. Please contact me if you require any assistance. I’d be delighted to respond.