How to Uninstall or Install glyphslib on Ubuntu 22.04

Updated: October 20, 2022

This tool provides conversions between Glyphs source files (.glyphs) and Unified Font Objects (UFOs) via defcon. In this tutorial, I will show you how to install glyphslib on Ubuntu 22.04.

Software Requirement

  • OS: glyphslib needs Ubuntu 22.04 to work
  • Privileges: Verify that you can execute the sudo commands line.

Prerequisites to install glyphslib on Ubuntu 22.04

Install glyphslib Ubuntu 22.04

glyphslib 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 glyphslib using APT

This is a popular method for installing Ubuntu packages since it’s simple to understand, even if you’re new to Linux. Following these instructions to get glyphslib 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 installing the packages on Ubuntu 22.04. After updating, you can install glyphslib Ubuntu by executing this command in the terminal.

sudo apt-get -y install glyphslib

Install glyphslib using Aptitude

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

sudo apt install aptitude

Then, you can now install glyphslib, just following these steps:

Step 1: Obtain new packages from Ubuntu by updating the APT database. 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 the system, you can install glyphslib Ubuntu by executing this command in the terminal.

sudo aptitude -y install glyphslib

Uninstall glyphslib on Ubuntu 22.04

Have you ever thought that uninstalling an application from Ubuntu is difficult? You are mistaken; Anyone can easily uninstall any program, not just glyphslib.

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

sudo apt remove --auto-remove glyphslib

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

sudo apt autoremove --purge glyphslib

Conclusion

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