How to Install or Uninstall grml-rescueboot on Ubuntu 22.04

Updated: October 14, 2022

This package provides a script for update-grub which looks for Grml ISO images in /boot/grml and automatically adds an entry for each image. The purpose is to use one of those images to boot a Grml rescue system without using a CD or USB stick. In this tutorial, I will show you how to install grml-rescueboot on Ubuntu 22.04.

Requirements

  • OS: Ubuntu 22.04 or older versions with more than 2GB RAM
  • Privileges: Ascertain that you are able to execute sudo commands.

Prerequisites to install grml-rescueboot on Ubuntu 22.04

Install grml-rescueboot Ubuntu 22.04

grml-rescueboot is one of the popular ways on Ubuntu now so that this tutorial will show you some ways to install it. Choose the one you believe is simple and easy to follow.

Install grml-rescueboot 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 steps to get grml-rescueboot on your Ubuntu.

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

sudo apt -y update

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

sudo apt -y install grml-rescueboot

Install grml-rescueboot 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 installing aptitude, you can now install grml-rescueboot by following these steps:

Step 1: Update the APT database to fetch new packages from Ubuntu. Launch the terminal and enter the following Linux command:

sudo apt-get update

Step 2: Install the package on Ubuntu 22.04. After updating the system, you can install grml-rescueboot Ubuntu by pasting this command into the terminal and executing it.

sudo aptitude install grml-rescueboot

Uninstall grml-rescueboot on Ubuntu 22.04

Have you ever considered how difficult it is to uninstall an application from Ubuntu? You are mistaken; anyone, not just package administrators, can easily uninstall any program.

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

sudo apt remove --auto-remove grml-rescueboot

You can also execute this command if you want to uninstall grml-rescueboot and remove its data and dependencies:

sudo apt autoremove --purge grml-rescueboot

Summary

In this tutorial, I showed you ways to install grml-rescueboot on Ubuntu 22.04 and ways to uninstall grml-rescueboot too. Please contact me if you require any assistance. I’d be delighted to respond.