Ways to Install or Uninstall ikiwiki Ubuntu 22.04

Updated: September 4, 2022

Ikiwiki converts a directory full of wiki pages into HTML pages suitable for publishing on a website. Unlike many wikis, ikiwiki does not have its own ad-hoc means of storing page history, and instead uses a revision control system such as Subversion or Git. I will show you how to install ikiwiki on Ubuntu 22.04 in this guide.

Software Requirement

  • OS: Ubuntu 22.04 is needed for ikiwiki to work
  • Privileges: Make sure you are able to execute sudo commands.

Prerequisites to install ikiwiki on Ubuntu 22.04

Install ikiwiki Ubuntu 22.04

ikiwiki 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 ikiwiki 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 install ikiwiki on your Ubuntu 22.04.

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

sudo apt-get -y update

Step 2: Install the package on Ubuntu 22.04. You can now install ikiwiki Ubuntu by executing this command in the terminal.

sudo apt-get -y install ikiwiki

Install ikiwiki using Aptitude

You must run this command to install Aptitude if you haven’t already done so on Ubuntu.

sudo apt-get -y install aptitude

After installing aptitude, you can now install ikiwiki by following these steps:

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

sudo apt update

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

sudo aptitude install ikiwiki

Uninstall ikiwiki 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 ikiwiki, can be easily uninstalled by anyone.

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

sudo apt remove --auto-remove ikiwiki

To uninstall ikiwiki and remove its data and dependencies, you can also use the following command:

sudo apt autoremove --purge ikiwiki

Conclusion

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