How to Uninstall and Install mate-common on Ubuntu 22.04

Updated: October 21, 2022

mate-common is an extension to autoconf, automake and libtool for the MATE environment and MATE using applications. Included are mate-autogen.sh and several macros to help in MATE source trees. In this tutorial, I will show you how to install mate-common on Ubuntu 22.04.

Requirements to install

  • OS: 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 mate-common on Ubuntu 22.04

Install mate-common Ubuntu 22.04

mate-common is one of the popular ways on Ubuntu now so that this tutorial will show you some ways to install it. Choose the one you believe is simple and easy to follow.

Install mate-common 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 mate-common on your Ubuntu 22.04.

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. Launch the terminal and enter the following Linux command:

sudo apt-get -y update

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

sudo apt-get install mate-common

Install mate-common 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-get install aptitude

After installing aptitude, you can now install mate-common by 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 fetch new packages from Ubuntu. Launch the terminal and enter the following Linux command:

sudo apt update

Step 2: Start the package installation on Ubuntu 22.04. You can now install mate-common Ubuntu by executing this command in the terminal.

sudo aptitude -y install mate-common

Uninstall mate-common on Ubuntu 22.04

Have you ever thought that uninstalling an application from Ubuntu is difficult? You are mistaken; Anyone can easily uninstall any program, not just mate-common.

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

sudo apt remove --auto-remove mate-common

If you want to uninstall mate-common and remove its data and dependencies, you can also run the following command:

sudo apt autoremove --purge mate-common

Conclusion

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