Ways to Install and Uninstall hashrat on Ubuntu 22.04

Updated: September 3, 2022

Hashrat is a hash-generation utility that supports the md5, sha1, sha256, sha512, whirlpool, jh-244, jh256, jh-384 and jh-512 hash functions, and also the HMAC versions of those functions. It can output in ‘traditional’ format (same as md5sum and shasum and the like), or it’s own format. In this tutorial, I will show you how to install hashrat on Ubuntu 22.04.

Requirements

  • OS: Ubuntu 22.04 is needed for hashrat to work
  • Privileges: Check that you can run sudo commands.

Prerequisites to install hashrat on Ubuntu 22.04

Install hashrat Ubuntu 22.04

hashrat 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 hashrat using APT

This is one of the popular ways to install any Ubuntu packages because it is simple to understand, even if you are a Linux novice. Following these steps to get hashrat on your Ubuntu.

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. Opening the terminal and executing this Linux command:

sudo apt update

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

sudo apt-get install hashrat

Install hashrat using Aptitude

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

sudo apt install aptitude

After that, you can now install hashrat 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 update

Step 2: Install the package on Ubuntu 22.04. You can now install hashrat Ubuntu by executing this command in the terminal.

sudo aptitude -y install hashrat

Uninstall hashrat 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 hashrat.

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

sudo apt remove --auto-remove hashrat

To uninstall hashrat and remove its data and dependencies, you can also use the following command:

sudo apt autoremove --purge hashrat

Summary

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