How to Uninstall and Install gkrellm-mailwatch on Ubuntu 22.04

Updated: September 9, 2022

A GKrellM plugin to monitor mbox, maildir and MH style mailboxes in multiple gkrellm panels. In this tutorial, I will show you how to install gkrellm-mailwatch on Ubuntu 22.04.

Prerequisites to install

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

Prerequisites to install gkrellm-mailwatch on Ubuntu 22.04

Install gkrellm-mailwatch Ubuntu 22.04

gkrellm-mailwatch 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 gkrellm-mailwatch 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 instructions to install gkrellm-mailwatch 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 fetch new packages from Ubuntu. Launching the terminal and entering the following Linux command:

sudo apt update

Step 2: Start installing the packages on Ubuntu 22.04. After updating the system, you can install gkrellm-mailwatch Ubuntu by executing this command in the terminal.

sudo apt -y install gkrellm-mailwatch

Install gkrellm-mailwatch 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

After installing, you can now install gkrellm-mailwatch 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. Update the APT database to fetch new packages from Ubuntu. Opening the terminal and executing this Linux command:

sudo apt-get -y update

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

sudo aptitude install gkrellm-mailwatch

Uninstall gkrellm-mailwatch on Ubuntu 22.04

Have you ever considered how challenging it might be to uninstall an application from Ubuntu? You’re wrong, anyone can easily uninstall any program, not just a gkrellm-mailwatch.

This command can be used to uninstall gkrellm-mailwatch from Ubuntu 22.04 if it was installed using APT or Aptitude.

sudo apt remove --auto-remove gkrellm-mailwatch

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

sudo apt autoremove --purge gkrellm-mailwatch

Conclusion

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