How to Uninstall and Install idn2 Ubuntu 22.04

Updated: September 15, 2022

Libidn2 implements the revised algorithm for internationalized domain names called IDNA2008/TR46. In this tutorial, I will show you ways to install idn2 Ubuntu 22.04.


  • OS: idn2 needs Ubuntu 22.04 to work
  • Privileges: Make sure that you can run the sudo commands line.

Prerequisites to install idn2 on Ubuntu 22.04

Install idn2 Ubuntu 22.04

idn2 is one of the popular ways on Ubuntu now so that this tutorial will show you how to install it in various ways. Choose the one you believe is simple and easy to follow.

Install idn2 using APT

This is one of the popular ways to install any Ubuntu packages because it’s easy to follow, even if you are a newbie in Linux. Following these instructions to get idn2 on your Ubuntu 22.04.

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

sudo apt-get update

Step 2: Start installing the packages on Ubuntu 22.04. You can now install idn2 Ubuntu by executing this command in the terminal.

sudo apt -y install idn2

Install idn2 using Aptitude

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

sudo apt-get -y install aptitude

After installing aptitude, you can now install idn2, just following these steps:

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

sudo apt -y update

Step 2: Start the package installation on Ubuntu 22.04. After updating the system, you can install idn2 Ubuntu by pasting this command into the terminal and executing it.

sudo aptitude -y install idn2

Uninstall idn2 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 idn2.

You can uninstall idn2 on Ubuntu by running this command if you installed it using APT or Aptitude.

sudo apt remove --auto-remove idn2

If you want to uninstall idn2 and delete its data and dependencies, you can also run the following command:

sudo apt autoremove --purge idn2


In this tutorial, I showed you ways to install idn2 on Ubuntu 22.04 and some ways to uninstall idn2 too. If you need any help, don’t hesitate to contact me. I’m very glad to answer them.