How to Uninstall and Install lostirc on Ubuntu 22.04

Updated: September 20, 2022

LostIRC is a simple, yet very useful IRC-client. It has features such as tab-autocompletion, multiple server support, automatic joining of servers/channels and DCC sending which should cover the needs of most people. The client is 100% keyboard-controllable, and uses the gtkmm GUI library. In this guide, I will show you ways to install lostirc Ubuntu 22.04.

Prerequisites

  • Operating system: Ubuntu 22.04 or older Ubuntu versions
  • Privileges: Verify that you can execute the sudo commands line.

Prerequisites to install lostirc on Ubuntu 22.04

Install lostirc Ubuntu 22.04

lostirc 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 lostirc using APT

This is a popular method for installing any Ubuntu packages because it is simple to understand, even if you are a Linux beginner. Following these steps to get lostirc 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 update

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

sudo apt-get install lostirc

Install lostirc using Aptitude

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

sudo apt install aptitude

After that, you can now install lostirc 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 download new packages from Ubuntu. Launching the terminal and entering the following Linux command:

sudo apt -y update

Step 2: Start installing the packages on Ubuntu 22.04. After updating the system, you can install lostirc Ubuntu by executing this command in the terminal.

sudo aptitude install lostirc

Uninstall lostirc 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 lostirc.

If you installed lostirc using APT or Aptitude, you could uninstall lostirc on Ubuntu by executing this command

sudo apt remove --auto-remove lostirc

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

sudo apt autoremove --purge lostirc

Conclusion

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