How to Uninstall and Install ldap2dns on Ubuntu 22.04

Updated: September 6, 2022

ldap2dns is a program to create DNS (Domain Name Service) records directly from a LDAP directory. It can and should be used to replace the secondary name-server by a second primary one. ldap2dns reduces all kind of administration overhead: No more flat file editing, no more zone file editing. After having installed ldap2dns, the administrator only has to access the LDAP directory. I will show you how to install ldap2dns on Ubuntu 22.04 in this tutorial.

Software Requirement

  • OS: Ubuntu 22.04 or older Ubuntu versions
  • Privileges: Check that you can run sudo commands.

Prerequisites to install ldap2dns on Ubuntu 22.04

Install ldap2dns Ubuntu 22.04

ldap2dns 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 ldap2dns using APT

This is a popular method for installing Ubuntu packages since it’s simple to understand, even if you’re new to Linux. Following these steps to get ldap2dns on your Ubuntu.

Step 1: You must update the APT package repository cache before attempting to install, update, or remove any packages. Update the APT database to download 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. You can now install ldap2dns Ubuntu by executing this command in the terminal.

sudo apt-get install ldap2dns

Install ldap2dns using Aptitude

With Aptitude, users can view a list of available packages and manage their installation, upgrade, and removal of packages. If you didn’t install it on Ubuntu, you need to install it by executing this command.

sudo apt-get -y install aptitude

After installing aptitude, you can now install ldap2dns, just following these steps:

Step 1: 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, you can install ldap2dns Ubuntu by pasting this command into the terminal and executing it.

sudo aptitude -y install ldap2dns

Uninstall ldap2dns 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 ldap2dns.

You can uninstall ldap2dns on Ubuntu by running this command if you installed it using APT or Aptitude.

sudo apt remove --auto-remove ldap2dns

You can also execute this command if you want to uninstall ldap2dns and remove its data and dependencies:

sudo apt autoremove --purge ldap2dns

Summary

In this tutorial, I showed you ways to install ldap2dns on Ubuntu 22.04 and some ways to uninstall ldap2dns too. Please contact me if you require any assistance. I’d be delighted to respond.