How to Uninstall or Install gvfs-backends Ubuntu 22.04

Updated: August 27, 2022

gvfs is a userspace virtual filesystem where mounts run as separate processes which you talk to via D-Bus. It also contains a gio module that seamlessly adds gvfs support to all applications using the gio API. It also supports exposing the gvfs mounts to non-gio applications using fuse. In this tutorial, I will show you ways to install gvfs-backends Ubuntu 22.04.

Requirements to install

  • Operating system: Ubuntu 22.04 is needed for gvfs-backends to work
  • Privileges: Check that you can run sudo commands.

Prerequisites to install gvfs-backends on Ubuntu 22.04

Install gvfs-backends Ubuntu 22.04

gvfs-backends 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 gvfs-backends 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 gvfs-backends on your Ubuntu 22.04.

Step 1: You must update the APT package repository cache before attempting to install, update, or remove any packages. Update the APT database to download new packages from Ubuntu. Launching the terminal and entering the following Linux command:

sudo apt-get -y update

Step 2: Install the package on Ubuntu 22.04. After updating the system, you can now install gvfs-backends Ubuntu by pasting this command into the terminal and pressing Enter.

sudo apt-get install gvfs-backends

Install gvfs-backends using Aptitude

If you haven’t already installed Aptitude on Ubuntu, run this command to do so.

sudo apt-get -y install aptitude

After that, you can now install gvfs-backends 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. Obtain new packages from Ubuntu by updating the APT database. Opening the terminal and executing the following Linux command:

sudo apt-get -y update

Step 2: Install the package on Ubuntu 22.04. After updating, you can install gvfs-backends Ubuntu by pasting this command into the terminal and pressing Enter.

sudo aptitude install gvfs-backends

Uninstall gvfs-backends 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 gvfs-backends.

If you installed gvfs-backends using APT or Aptitude, you could uninstall gvfs-backends on Ubuntu by executing this command

sudo apt remove --auto-remove gvfs-backends

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

sudo apt autoremove --purge gvfs-backends

Conclusion

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