Ways to Install or Uninstall libgcrypt-dev on Ubuntu 22.04

Updated: October 30, 2022

This is a virtual package. See the Debian policy for a definition of virtual packages. I will show you how to install libgcrypt-dev on Ubuntu 22.04 in this tutorial.

Prerequisites

  • Operating system: Ubuntu 22.04 or older Ubuntu versions
  • Privileges: Verify that you can execute the sudo commands line.

Prerequisites to install libgcrypt-dev on Ubuntu 22.04

Install libgcrypt-dev Ubuntu 22.04

libgcrypt-dev 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 libgcrypt-dev 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 get libgcrypt-dev 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 the following Linux command:

sudo apt -y update

Step 2: Start installing the packages on Ubuntu 22.04. After updating the system, you can install libgcrypt-dev Ubuntu by executing this command in the terminal.

sudo apt-get install libgcrypt-dev

Install libgcrypt-dev using Aptitude

You must run this command to install Aptitude if you haven’t already done so on Ubuntu.

sudo apt -y install aptitude

Then, you can now install libgcrypt-dev, 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 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. After updating, you can install libgcrypt-dev Ubuntu by pasting this command into the terminal and pressing Enter.

sudo aptitude install libgcrypt-dev

Uninstall libgcrypt-dev 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 libgcrypt-dev.

If you installed libgcrypt-dev using APT or Aptitude, you could uninstall libgcrypt-dev on Ubuntu by executing this command

sudo apt remove --auto-remove libgcrypt-dev

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

sudo apt autoremove --purge libgcrypt-dev

Summary

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