Ways to Install or Uninstall libopenchemlib-java Ubuntu 22.04

Updated: October 28, 2022

OpenChemLib is Java based framework providing cheminformatics core functionality and user interface components. Its main focus is on organics chemistry and small molecules. It is built around a StereoMolecule class, which represents a molecule using atom and bond tables, provides atom neighbours, ring and aromaticity information, and supports MDL’s concept of enhanced stereo representation. Additional classes provide, 2D-depiction, descriptor calculation, molecular similarity and substructure search, reaction search, property prediction, conformer generation, support for molfile and SMILES formats, energy minimization, ligand-protein interactions, and more. OpenChemLib’s idcode represents molecules, fragments or reactions as canonical, very compact string that includes stereo and query features. In this tutorial, I will show you how to install libopenchemlib-java on Ubuntu 22.04.


  • Operating system: Ubuntu 22.04 or older versions with more than 2GB RAM
  • Privileges: Make sure that you can run the sudo commands line.

Prerequisites to install libopenchemlib-java on Ubuntu 22.04

Install libopenchemlib-java Ubuntu 22.04

libopenchemlib-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 you believe is simple and easy to follow.

Install libopenchemlib-java using APT

This is a popular method for installing Ubuntu packages since it’s simple to understand, even if you’re new to Linux. Following these steps to install libopenchemlib-java on your Ubuntu.

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 update

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

sudo apt-get install libopenchemlib-java

Install libopenchemlib-java using Aptitude

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

sudo apt install aptitude

After installing aptitude, you can now install libopenchemlib-java, just following these steps:

Step 1: Update the APT database to download new packages from Ubuntu. Launching the terminal and entering the following Linux command:

sudo apt-get update

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

sudo aptitude install libopenchemlib-java

Uninstall libopenchemlib-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 libopenchemlib-java from Ubuntu 22.04 if it was installed using APT or Aptitude.

sudo apt remove --auto-remove libopenchemlib-java

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

sudo apt autoremove --purge libopenchemlib-java


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