Ways to Install and Uninstall gpgrt-tools Ubuntu 22.04

Updated: September 14, 2022

gpgrt (also known as libgpg-error) defines common error values, messages, and common runtime functionality for all GnuPG components. Among these are GPG, GPGSM, GPGME, GPG-Agent, libgcrypt, pinentry, SmartCard Daemon and possibly more in the future. I will show you how to install gpgrt-tools on Ubuntu 22.04 in this guide.

Prerequisites to install

  • OS: gpgrt-tools needs Ubuntu 22.04 to work
  • Privileges: Make sure you are able to execute sudo commands.

Prerequisites to install gpgrt-tools on Ubuntu 22.04

Install gpgrt-tools Ubuntu 22.04

gpgrt-tools 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 gpgrt-tools 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 install gpgrt-tools 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. Launch the terminal and enter the following Linux command:

sudo apt-get -y update

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

sudo apt -y install gpgrt-tools

Install gpgrt-tools using Aptitude

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

sudo apt -y install aptitude

Then, you can now install gpgrt-tools, just following these steps:

Step 1: Update the APT database to fetch new packages from Ubuntu. Opening the terminal and executing this Linux command:

sudo apt-get update

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

sudo aptitude -y install gpgrt-tools

Uninstall gpgrt-tools 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 gpgrt-tools, can be easily uninstalled by anyone.

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

sudo apt remove --auto-remove gpgrt-tools

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

sudo apt autoremove --purge gpgrt-tools

Conclusion

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