How to Uninstall and Install hol-light Ubuntu 22.04

Updated: September 3, 2022

HOL Light is an interactive theorem prover for Higher-Order Logic with a very simple logical core running in an OCaml toplevel. HOL Light is famous for the verification of floating-point arithmetic as well as for the Flyspeck project, which aimed at the formalization of Tom Hales’ proof of the Kepler conjecture. In this tutorial, I will show you how to install hol-light on Ubuntu 22.04.

Requirements

  • OS: hol-light needs Ubuntu 22.04 to work
  • Privileges: Verify that you can execute the sudo commands line.

Prerequisites to install hol-light on Ubuntu 22.04

Install hol-light Ubuntu 22.04

hol-light 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 hol-light 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 install hol-light on your Ubuntu.

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 download new packages from Ubuntu. Launch the terminal and enter the following Linux command:

sudo apt -y update

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

sudo apt -y install hol-light

Install hol-light 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-get install aptitude

Then, you can now install hol-light 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. Update the APT database to fetch new packages from Ubuntu. Opening the terminal and executing this Linux command:

sudo apt-get update

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

sudo aptitude install hol-light

Uninstall hol-light on Ubuntu 22.04

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

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

sudo apt remove --auto-remove hol-light

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

sudo apt autoremove --purge hol-light

Conclusion

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