Ways to Uninstall and Install inputplug Ubuntu 22.04

Updated: October 9, 2022

inputplug is a daemon which connects to a running X server and monitors its XInput hierarchy change events, such as an input device being attached or removed, enabled or disable etc, and runs some command when these events happen. In this guide, I will show you how to install inputplug on Ubuntu 22.04.

Requirements

  • OS: inputplug needs Ubuntu 22.04 to work
  • Privileges: Make sure you are able to execute sudo commands.

Prerequisites to install inputplug on Ubuntu 22.04

Install inputplug Ubuntu 22.04

inputplug 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 inputplug using APT

This is one of the popular ways to install any Ubuntu packages because it is simple to understand, even if you are a Linux novice. Following these instructions to install inputplug on your Ubuntu 22.04.

Step 1: Update the APT database to fetch 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 inputplug Ubuntu by pasting this command into the terminal and pressing Enter.

sudo apt -y install inputplug

Install inputplug using Aptitude

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

sudo apt-get install aptitude

Then, you can now install inputplug, just 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. Launching the terminal and entering the following Linux command:

sudo apt update

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

sudo aptitude install inputplug

Uninstall inputplug 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 inputplug.

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

sudo apt remove --auto-remove inputplug

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

sudo apt autoremove --purge inputplug

Conclusion

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