How to Install and Uninstall ioping Ubuntu 22.04

Updated: September 4, 2022

ioping monitors disk I/O latency in real time. The main idea behind ioping is to have a utility similar to ping, which will show disk I/O latency in the same way ping shows network latency. I will show you how to install ioping on Ubuntu 22.04 in this guide.

Software Requirement

  • OS: Ubuntu 22.04 is needed for ioping to work
  • Privileges: Verify that you can execute the sudo commands line.

Prerequisites to install ioping on Ubuntu 22.04

Install ioping Ubuntu 22.04

ioping 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 ioping using APT

This is one of the most popular methods for installing Ubuntu packages since it is simple to understand, even if you are a Linux novice. Following these steps to get ioping on your Ubuntu.

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

sudo apt update

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

sudo apt -y install ioping

Install ioping using Aptitude

If you haven’t already installed Aptitude on Ubuntu, run this command to do so.

sudo apt -y install aptitude

Then, you can now install ioping, just 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 fetch new packages from Ubuntu. Launching the terminal and entering the following Linux command:

sudo apt update

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

sudo aptitude install ioping

Uninstall ioping 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 ioping.

If you installed ioping using APT or Aptitude, you could uninstall ioping on Ubuntu by following this step:

sudo apt remove --auto-remove ioping

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

sudo apt autoremove --purge ioping

Summary

In this tutorial, I showed you ways to install ioping on Ubuntu 22.04 and ways to uninstall ioping too. Please contact me if you require any assistance. I’d be delighted to respond.