How to Install or Uninstall gitit on Ubuntu 22.04

Updated: October 8, 2022

Gitit is a wiki backed by a git or darcs filestore. Pages and uploaded files can be modified either directly via the VCS’s command-line tools or through the wiki’s web interface. Pandoc is used for markup processing, so pages may be written in (extended) markdown, reStructuredText, LaTeX, HTML, or literate Haskell, and exported in ten different formats, including LaTeX, ConTeXt, DocBook, RTF, OpenOffice ODT, and MediaWiki markup. In this tutorial, I will show you how to install gitit on Ubuntu 22.04.

Requirements to install

  • Operating system: Ubuntu 22.04 or older Ubuntu versions
  • Privileges: Ensure that you are able to execute the sudo commands line.

Prerequisites to install gitit on Ubuntu 22.04

Install gitit Ubuntu 22.04

gitit 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 gitit using APT

This is one of the most popular methods for installing Ubuntu packages because it’s easy to follow, even if you are a newbie in Linux. Following these instructions to install gitit 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. Launching the terminal and entering the following Linux command:

sudo apt-get update

Step 2: Install the package on Ubuntu 22.04. After updating the system, you can install gitit Ubuntu by executing this command in the terminal.

sudo apt-get -y install gitit

Install gitit using Aptitude

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

sudo apt-get install aptitude

After that, you can now install gitit by following these steps:

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 update

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

sudo aptitude install gitit

Uninstall gitit 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 gitit, can be easily uninstalled by anyone.

If you installed gitit using APT or Aptitude, you could uninstall gitit on Ubuntu by running this command

sudo apt remove --auto-remove gitit

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

sudo apt autoremove --purge gitit

Ending

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