How to Uninstall or Install libgcin Ubuntu 22.04

Updated: October 26, 2022

gcin is a GTK+ based input method which focused mainly on Traditional Chinese. However, it is also very useful for Simplified Chinese, Japanese, and many other languages. I will show you how to install libgcin on Ubuntu 22.04 in this guide.

Requirements

  • Operating system: Ubuntu 22.04 or older Ubuntu versions
  • Privileges: Make sure that you can run the sudo commands line.

Prerequisites to install libgcin on Ubuntu 22.04

Install libgcin Ubuntu 22.04

libgcin 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 that you think is easy and you can follow.

Install libgcin using APT

This is one of the popular ways to install any Ubuntu packages because it is simple to understand, even if you are a Linux novice. Following these instructions to install libgcin 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 fetch new packages from Ubuntu. Launch the terminal and enter the following Linux command:

sudo apt update

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

sudo apt-get install libgcin

Install libgcin using Aptitude

Aptitude allows users to view a list of available packages and manage package installation, upgrade, and removal. If you haven’t already installed it on Ubuntu, run this command to do so.

sudo apt install aptitude

After that, you can now install libgcin, just following these steps:

Step 1: You must update the APT package repository cache before attempting to install, update, or remove any packages. Update the APT database to fetch new packages from Ubuntu. Opening the terminal and executing the following Linux command:

sudo apt update

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

sudo aptitude -y install libgcin

Uninstall libgcin 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.

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

sudo apt remove --auto-remove libgcin

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

sudo apt autoremove --purge libgcin

Summary

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