How to Uninstall and Install libmecab-perl Ubuntu 22.04

Updated: October 23, 2022

Mecab is a Japanese morphological analysis system. In this guide, I will show you how to install libmecab-perl on Ubuntu 22.04.

Software Requirement

  • OS: libmecab-perl needs Ubuntu 22.04 to work
  • Privileges: Verify that you can execute the sudo commands line.

Prerequisites to install libmecab-perl on Ubuntu 22.04

Install libmecab-perl Ubuntu 22.04

libmecab-perl 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 libmecab-perl 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 libmecab-perl on your Ubuntu 22.04.

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

sudo apt-get update

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

sudo apt-get -y install libmecab-perl

Install libmecab-perl using Aptitude

Users can manage their installation, upgrade, and removal of packages with Aptitude and view a list of the packages that are currently available. You must run this command to install it if you haven’t already done so on Ubuntu.

sudo apt -y install aptitude

After that, you can now install libmecab-perl, 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. Launching the terminal and entering the following Linux command:

sudo apt update

Step 2: Start installing the packages on Ubuntu 22.04. You can now install libmecab-perl Ubuntu by executing this command in the terminal.

sudo aptitude install libmecab-perl

Uninstall libmecab-perl on Ubuntu 22.04

Have you ever considered how difficult it is to uninstall an application from Ubuntu? You are mistaken; anyone, not just package administrators, can easily uninstall any program.

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

sudo apt remove --auto-remove libmecab-perl

To uninstall libmecab-perl and remove its data and dependencies, you can also use the following command:

sudo apt autoremove --purge libmecab-perl

Summary

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