How to Install or Uninstall libngs-java Ubuntu 22.04

Updated: October 28, 2022

NGS is a new, domain-specific API for accessing reads, alignments and pileups produced from Next Generation Sequencing. The API itself is independent from any particular back-end implementation, and supports use of multiple back-ends simultaneously. It also provides a library for building new back-end “engines”. The engine for accessing SRA data is contained within the sister repository ncbi-vdb. In this tutorial, I will show you how to install libngs-java on Ubuntu 22.04.

Prerequisites

  • Operating system: Ubuntu 22.04 or older versions with more than 2GB RAM
  • Privileges: Ensure that you are able to execute the sudo commands line.

Prerequisites to install libngs-java on Ubuntu 22.04

Install libngs-java Ubuntu 22.04

libngs-java 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 libngs-java using APT

This is a popular method for installing any Ubuntu packages because it’s easy to follow, even if you are a newbie in Linux. Following these instructions to install libngs-java on your Ubuntu.

Step 1: 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 the package installation on Ubuntu 22.04. You can now install libngs-java Ubuntu by executing this command in the terminal.

sudo apt-get -y install libngs-java

Install libngs-java using Aptitude

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

sudo apt-get install aptitude

Then, you can now install libngs-java, just 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. 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 libngs-java Ubuntu by executing this command in the terminal.

sudo aptitude install libngs-java

Uninstall libngs-java 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 libngs-java.

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

sudo apt remove --auto-remove libngs-java

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

sudo apt autoremove --purge libngs-java

Summary

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