How to Uninstall or Install ldap-git-backup on Ubuntu 22.04

Updated: October 14, 2022

ldap-git-backup (creates and) updates a Git repository which contains the current LDIF dump of an LDAP directory. Given that writes are rare in an LDAP directory and confined to a few entries for each write Git will store the entire history of an LDAP directory in a space efficient way. I will show you how to install ldap-git-backup on Ubuntu 22.04 in this tutorial.


  • OS: Ubuntu 22.04 or older Ubuntu versions
  • Privileges: Ascertain that you are able to execute sudo commands.

Prerequisites to install ldap-git-backup on Ubuntu 22.04

Install ldap-git-backup Ubuntu 22.04

ldap-git-backup 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 ldap-git-backup using APT

This is a popular method for installing Ubuntu packages because it’s easy to follow, even if you are a newbie in Linux. Following these steps to get ldap-git-backup 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. Opening the terminal and executing this Linux command:

sudo apt-get -y update

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

sudo apt -y install ldap-git-backup

Install ldap-git-backup using Aptitude

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

sudo apt install aptitude

Then, you can now install ldap-git-backup, just following these steps:

Step 1: Update the APT database to fetch new packages from Ubuntu. Launch the terminal and enter the following Linux command:

sudo apt -y update

Step 2: Start the package installation on Ubuntu 22.04. You can now install ldap-git-backup Ubuntu by executing this command in the terminal.

sudo aptitude -y install ldap-git-backup

Uninstall ldap-git-backup 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 ldap-git-backup.

You can uninstall ldap-git-backup Ubuntu by running this command if you installed it using APT or Aptitude.

sudo apt remove --auto-remove ldap-git-backup

If you want to uninstall ldap-git-backup and remove its data and dependencies, you can also run the following command:

sudo apt autoremove --purge ldap-git-backup


In this guide, I showed you ways to install ldap-git-backup on Ubuntu 22.04 and some ways to uninstall ldap-git-backup too. If you need any help, don’t hesitate to contact me. I’m very glad to answer them.