Ways to Install and Uninstall gvfs-backends on Ubuntu 22.04

Updated: October 24, 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 or older versions with more than 2GB RAM
  • Privileges: Ensure that you are able to execute the sudo commands line.

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 one of the most popular methods for installing Ubuntu packages since it is simple to understand, even if you are a Linux novice. Following these instructions to get gvfs-backends 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-get -y update

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

sudo apt install gvfs-backends

Install gvfs-backends 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. You must run this command to install it if you haven’t already done so on Ubuntu.

sudo apt install aptitude

After installing aptitude, you can now install gvfs-backends by following these steps:

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

sudo apt-get 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 aptitude install gvfs-backends

Uninstall gvfs-backends 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.

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

sudo apt remove --auto-remove gvfs-backends

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

sudo apt autoremove --purge gvfs-backends

Summary

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