How to Uninstall or Install libitext-java on Ubuntu 22.04

Updated: October 27, 2022

iText is a library that allows you to generate PDF files on the fly. The iText classes are very useful for people who need to generate read-only, platform independent documents containing text, lists, tables and images. The library is especially useful in combination with Java(TM) technology-based Servlets: The look and feel of HTML is browser dependent; with iText and PDF you can control exactly how your servlet’s output will look. In this guide, I will show you ways to install libitext-java Ubuntu 22.04.

Requirements to install

  • OS: Ubuntu 22.04 is needed for libitext-java to work
  • Privileges: Ensure that you are able to execute the sudo commands line.

Prerequisites to install libitext-java on Ubuntu 22.04

Install libitext-java Ubuntu 22.04

libitext-java 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 libitext-java using APT

This is one of the most popular methods for installing Ubuntu packages since it is simple to understand, even if you are a Linux novice. Following these steps to get libitext-java 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 download new packages from Ubuntu. Launch the terminal and enter the following Linux command:

sudo apt-get update

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

sudo apt install libitext-java

Install libitext-java using Aptitude

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

sudo apt -y install aptitude

After that, you can now install libitext-java by following these steps:

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-get -y update

Step 2: Start the package installation on Ubuntu 22.04. After updating, you can install libitext-java Ubuntu by executing this command in the terminal.

sudo aptitude install libitext-java

Uninstall libitext-java 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.

This command can be used to uninstall libitext-java from Ubuntu 22.04 if it was installed using APT or Aptitude.

sudo apt remove --auto-remove libitext-java

If you want to uninstall libitext-java and remove its data and dependencies, you can also run the following command:

sudo apt autoremove --purge libitext-java

Summary

In this tutorial, I showed you ways to install libitext-java on Ubuntu 22.04 and some ways to uninstall libitext-java too. Please do not hesitate to contact me if you require any assistance. I’m delighted to respond to them.