Ways to Uninstall and Install ifstat Ubuntu 22.04

Updated: September 4, 2022

ifstat is a tool to report network interfaces bandwidth just like vmstat/iostat do for other system counters. It can monitor local interfaces by polling the kernel counters, or remote hosts interfaces using SNMP. I will show you how to install ifstat on Ubuntu 22.04 in this tutorial.

Requirements to install

  • Operating system: ifstat needs Ubuntu 22.04 to work
  • Privileges: Make sure you are able to execute sudo commands.

Prerequisites to install ifstat on Ubuntu 22.04

Install ifstat Ubuntu 22.04

ifstat 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 ifstat using APT

This is a popular method for installing any Ubuntu packages because it’s easy to follow, even if you are a newbie in Linux. Following these instructions to get ifstat on your Ubuntu 22.04.

Step 1: You must update the APT package repository cache before attempting to install, update, or remove any packages. Obtain new packages from Ubuntu by updating the APT database. Opening the terminal and executing this Linux command:

sudo apt-get -y update

Step 2: Start the package installation on Ubuntu 22.04. After updating, you can install ifstat Ubuntu by executing this command in the terminal.

sudo apt-get -y install ifstat

Install ifstat using Aptitude

Users can manage their installation, upgrade, and removal of packages with Aptitude and view a list of the packages that are currently available. If you haven’t already installed it on Ubuntu, run this command to do so.

sudo apt-get install aptitude

After that, you can now install ifstat by following these steps:

Step 1: You must update the APT package repository cache before attempting to install, update, or remove any packages. Obtain new packages from Ubuntu by updating the APT database. Launch the terminal and enter the following Linux command:

sudo apt-get update

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

sudo aptitude -y install ifstat

Uninstall ifstat on Ubuntu 22.04

Have you ever considered how challenging it might be to uninstall an application from Ubuntu? You’re wrong, anyone can easily uninstall any program, not just a ifstat.

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

sudo apt remove --auto-remove ifstat

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

sudo apt autoremove --purge ifstat

Conclusion

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