How to Uninstall or Install jam Ubuntu 22.04

Updated: September 15, 2022

Perforce’s Jam (formerly called Jam/MR) is a powerful and highly customizable utility to build programs and other things, that can run on Un*x, Nt, VMS, OS/2 and Macintosh MPW, using portable Jamfiles. It can build large projects spread across many directories in one pass, and can run jobs in parallel where make would not. I will show you how to install jam on Ubuntu 22.04 in this guide.

Prerequisites

  • OS: jam needs Ubuntu 22.04 to work
  • Privileges: Check that you can run sudo commands.

Prerequisites to install jam on Ubuntu 22.04

Install jam Ubuntu 22.04

jam 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 jam 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 steps to install jam on your Ubuntu 22.04.

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 download new packages from Ubuntu. Opening the terminal and executing the following Linux command:

sudo apt update

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

sudo apt install jam

Install jam using Aptitude

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

sudo apt-get install aptitude

After that, you can now install jam by 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. Launch the terminal and enter the following Linux command:

sudo apt-get -y update

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

sudo aptitude install jam

Uninstall jam 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 jam.

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

sudo apt remove --auto-remove jam

You can also execute this command if you want to uninstall jam and remove its data and dependencies:

sudo apt autoremove --purge jam

Summary

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