How to Uninstall or Install libyang-tools Ubuntu 22.04

Updated: October 20, 2022

This package provides the “yanglint” and “yangre” tools which can be used during the creation of IETF YANG schemas. The tools are not generally useful for normal operation where libyang primarily processes configuration data, not schemas. I will show you how to install libyang-tools on Ubuntu 22.04 in this tutorial.

Software Requirement

  • Operating system: libyang-tools needs Ubuntu 22.04 to work
  • Privileges: Make sure you are able to execute sudo commands.

Prerequisites to install libyang-tools on Ubuntu 22.04

Install libyang-tools Ubuntu 22.04

libyang-tools 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 libyang-tools 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 steps to install libyang-tools 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. Opening the terminal and executing this Linux command:

sudo apt-get -y update

Step 2: Start the package installation on Ubuntu 22.04. After updating, you can install libyang-tools Ubuntu by pasting this command into the terminal and pressing Enter.

sudo apt-get -y install libyang-tools

Install libyang-tools 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 install aptitude

Then, you can now install libyang-tools 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. Obtain new packages from Ubuntu by updating the APT database. Opening the terminal and executing this Linux command:

sudo apt update

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

sudo aptitude install libyang-tools

Uninstall libyang-tools on Ubuntu 22.04

Have you ever thought that uninstalling an application from Ubuntu might be challenging? You’re wrong; any program, not just a libyang-tools, can be easily uninstalled by anyone.

If you installed libyang-tools using APT or Aptitude, you could uninstall libyang-tools on Ubuntu by running this command

sudo apt remove --auto-remove libyang-tools

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

sudo apt autoremove --purge libyang-tools

Summary

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