How to Uninstall and Install helpman Ubuntu 22.04

Updated: September 3, 2022

Helpman provides a classified access to the manuals, installed by user/system programs, automatically. It also supports typing a program / manual name, in the Select Manual: text / combo box directly, to display it quickly. Error Messages will be shown below, if a manual is not found. In this guide, I will show you how to install helpman on Ubuntu 22.04.


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

Prerequisites to install helpman on Ubuntu 22.04

Install helpman Ubuntu 22.04

helpman 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 helpman 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 helpman on your Ubuntu 22.04.

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 fetch new packages from Ubuntu. Opening the terminal and executing this Linux command:

sudo apt update

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

sudo apt -y install helpman

Install helpman using Aptitude

Aptitude allows users to view a list of available packages and manage package installation, upgrade, and removal. If you haven’t already done so, run this command to install it.

sudo apt install aptitude

After that, you can now install helpman, just following these steps:

Step 1: 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 helpman Ubuntu by pasting this command into the terminal and pressing Enter.

sudo aptitude install helpman

Uninstall helpman 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 helpman, can be easily uninstalled by anyone.

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

sudo apt remove --auto-remove helpman

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

sudo apt autoremove --purge helpman


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