How to Uninstall and Install homesick Ubuntu 22.04

Updated: September 3, 2022

homesick allows one to keep some set of files from home directory in separate git repository. User can have several repositories attached to your home directory with several sets of configs: one repository for console tools, another for GUI, third for some development utilities. In this guide, I will show you how to install homesick on Ubuntu 22.04.

Requirements to install

  • OS: Ubuntu 22.04 is needed for homesick to work
  • Privileges: Make sure that you can run the sudo commands line.

Prerequisites to install homesick on Ubuntu 22.04

Install homesick Ubuntu 22.04

homesick 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 homesick using APT

This is a popular method for installing any Ubuntu packages because it is simple to understand, even if you are a Linux beginner. Following these steps to get homesick 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. Obtain new packages from Ubuntu by updating the APT database. Launching the terminal and entering the following Linux command:

sudo apt-get -y update

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

sudo apt-get install homesick

Install homesick using Aptitude

With Aptitude, users can view a list of available packages and manage their installation, upgrade, and removal of packages. If you didn’t install it on Ubuntu, you need to install it by executing this command.

sudo apt-get -y install aptitude

After installing it, you can now install homesick 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 download new packages from Ubuntu. Launch the terminal and enter the following Linux command:

sudo apt-get update

Step 2: Start installing the packages on Ubuntu 22.04. You can now install homesick Ubuntu by executing this command in the terminal.

sudo aptitude install homesick

Uninstall homesick 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 homesick, can be easily uninstalled by anyone.

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

sudo apt remove --auto-remove homesick

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

sudo apt autoremove --purge homesick

Summary

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