How to Install or Uninstall jhbuild Ubuntu 22.04

Updated: September 15, 2022

Jhbuild is a program that can be used to pull a number of modules from Git, CVS, Subversion, Bazaar and other types of repositories or from tarballs and build them in the correct order. Unlike some build scripts, jhbuild lets you specify what modules you want built and it will then go and build those modules plus dependencies. I will show you how to install jhbuild on Ubuntu 22.04 in this guide.

Prerequisites to install

  • OS: Ubuntu 22.04 is needed for jhbuild to work
  • Privileges: Ensure that you are able to execute the sudo commands line.

Prerequisites to install jhbuild on Ubuntu 22.04

Install jhbuild Ubuntu 22.04

jhbuild is one of the popular ways on Ubuntu now so that this tutorial will show you some ways to install it. Choose the one you believe is simple and easy to follow.

Install jhbuild 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 install jhbuild on your Ubuntu 22.04.

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

sudo apt-get update

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

sudo apt-get -y install jhbuild

Install jhbuild 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 jhbuild by following these steps:

Step 1: 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 installing the packages on Ubuntu 22.04. After updating the system, you can install jhbuild Ubuntu by executing this command in the terminal.

sudo aptitude install jhbuild

Uninstall jhbuild on Ubuntu 22.04

Have you ever thought about how difficult it is to uninstall an application from Ubuntu? You are mistaken; anyone can easily uninstall any program, not just a package.

If you installed jhbuild using APT or Aptitude, you could uninstall jhbuild on Ubuntu by running this command

sudo apt remove --auto-remove jhbuild

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

sudo apt autoremove --purge jhbuild

Conclusion

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