How to Install and Uninstall mew-beta Ubuntu 22.04

Updated: October 15, 2022

Mew (Messaging in the Emacs World) is a user interface for text messages, multimedia messages (MIME), news articles and security functionality including PGP, S/MIME, SSH and SSL. In this tutorial, I will show you how to install mew-beta on Ubuntu 22.04.

Prerequisites

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

Prerequisites to install mew-beta on Ubuntu 22.04

Install mew-beta Ubuntu 22.04

mew-beta 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 mew-beta 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 steps to install mew-beta 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 update

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

sudo apt -y install mew-beta

Install mew-beta using Aptitude

If you didn’t install Aptitude on Ubuntu, you need to install it by executing this command.

sudo apt-get install aptitude

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

sudo apt-get update

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

sudo aptitude -y install mew-beta

Uninstall mew-beta 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.

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

sudo apt remove --auto-remove mew-beta

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

sudo apt autoremove --purge mew-beta

Summary

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