How to Install or Uninstall go-cve-dictionary on Ubuntu 22.04

Updated: October 20, 2022

go-cve-dictionary is tool to build a local copy of the NVD (National Vulnerabilities Database) and the Japanese JVN, which contain security vulnerabilities according to their CVE identifiers including exhaustive information and a risk score. The local copy is generated in sqlite format, and the tool has a server mode for easy querying. I will show you how to install go-cve-dictionary on Ubuntu 22.04 in this tutorial.

Software Requirement

  • Operating system: Ubuntu 22.04 or older Ubuntu versions
  • Privileges: Make sure that you can run the sudo commands line.

Prerequisites to install go-cve-dictionary on Ubuntu 22.04

Install go-cve-dictionary Ubuntu 22.04

go-cve-dictionary is one of the popular ways on Ubuntu now so that this tutorial will show you some ways to install it. Choose the one that you think is easy and you can follow.

Install go-cve-dictionary 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 steps to get go-cve-dictionary on your Ubuntu.

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 this Linux command:

sudo apt-get update

Step 2: Start the package installation on Ubuntu 22.04. After updating the system, you can install go-cve-dictionary Ubuntu by pasting this command into the terminal and executing it.

sudo apt -y install go-cve-dictionary

Install go-cve-dictionary using Aptitude

Users can manage their installation, upgrade, and removal of packages with Aptitude and view a list of the packages that are currently available. If you haven’t already installed it on Ubuntu, run this command to do so.

sudo apt -y install aptitude

After that, you can now install go-cve-dictionary, 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 update

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

sudo aptitude install go-cve-dictionary

Uninstall go-cve-dictionary 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 go-cve-dictionary, can be easily uninstalled by anyone.

If you installed go-cve-dictionary using APT or Aptitude, you could uninstall go-cve-dictionary on Ubuntu by executing this command

sudo apt remove --auto-remove go-cve-dictionary

If you want to uninstall go-cve-dictionary and remove its data and dependencies, you can also run the following command:

sudo apt autoremove --purge go-cve-dictionary

Ending

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