How to Install or Uninstall mwrap Ubuntu 22.04

Updated: September 15, 2022

MWrap is an interface generation system in the spirit of SWIG or matwrap. From a set of augmented Octave/MATLAB script files, MWrap will generate a MEX gateway to desired C/C++ function calls and Octave/MATLAB function files to access that gateway. The details of converting to and from Octave/MATLAB’s data structures, and of allocating and freeing temporary storage, are hidden from the user. I will show you how to install mwrap on Ubuntu 22.04 in this guide.

Software Requirement

  • OS: Ubuntu 22.04 or older versions with more than 2GB RAM
  • Privileges: Make sure you are able to execute sudo commands.

Prerequisites to install mwrap on Ubuntu 22.04

Install mwrap Ubuntu 22.04

mwrap is one of the popular ways on Ubuntu now so that this tutorial will show you some ways to install it. Choose the one that you think is easy and you can follow.

Install mwrap 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 instructions to install mwrap 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-get -y update

Step 2: Start the package installation on Ubuntu 22.04. After updating, you can install mwrap Ubuntu by pasting this command into the terminal and executing it.

sudo apt -y install mwrap

Install mwrap using Aptitude

If you haven’t already installed Aptitude on Ubuntu, run this command to do so.

sudo apt -y install aptitude

After installing, you can now install mwrap by following these steps:

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

sudo apt-get update

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

sudo aptitude install mwrap

Uninstall mwrap 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 mwrap using APT or Aptitude, you could uninstall mwrap on Ubuntu by running this command

sudo apt remove --auto-remove mwrap

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

sudo apt autoremove --purge mwrap


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