How to Uninstall or Install knot-dnsutils Ubuntu 22.04

Updated: October 21, 2022

Knot DNS is a fast, authoritative only, high performance, feature full and open source name server. In this tutorial, I will show you how to install knot-dnsutils on Ubuntu 22.04.

Prerequisites to install

  • Operating system: Ubuntu 22.04 or older versions with more than 2GB RAM
  • Privileges: Make sure you are able to execute sudo commands.

Prerequisites to install knot-dnsutils on Ubuntu 22.04

Install knot-dnsutils Ubuntu 22.04

knot-dnsutils 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 knot-dnsutils 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 knot-dnsutils 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 fetch new packages from Ubuntu. Launching the terminal and entering the following Linux command:

sudo apt-get -y update

Step 2: Start the package installation on Ubuntu 22.04. After updating the system, you can install knot-dnsutils Ubuntu by pasting this command into the terminal and executing it.

sudo apt install knot-dnsutils

Install knot-dnsutils using Aptitude

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

sudo apt install aptitude

After that, you can now install knot-dnsutils, 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. Opening the terminal and executing the following Linux command:

sudo apt -y update

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

sudo aptitude install knot-dnsutils

Uninstall knot-dnsutils 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 knot-dnsutils.

You can uninstall knot-dnsutils Ubuntu by running this command if you installed it using APT or Aptitude.

sudo apt remove --auto-remove knot-dnsutils

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

sudo apt autoremove --purge knot-dnsutils

Summary

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