Ways to Uninstall and Install nbdkit Ubuntu 22.04

Updated: September 7, 2022

NBD is a protocol for accessing block Devices (hard disks and disk-like things) over a network. nbdkit is a multithreaded NBD server with a well-documented, simple plugin API with a stable ABI guarantee that allows for easy creation of “unconventional” block devices. In this guide, I will show you ways to install nbdkit Ubuntu 22.04.

Prerequisites

  • 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 nbdkit on Ubuntu 22.04

Install nbdkit Ubuntu 22.04

nbdkit 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 nbdkit 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 get nbdkit on your Ubuntu.

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 the following Linux command:

sudo apt -y update

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

sudo apt-get -y install nbdkit

Install nbdkit using Aptitude

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

sudo apt-get -y install aptitude

After that, you can now install nbdkit, just 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 update

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

sudo aptitude install nbdkit

Uninstall nbdkit 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 nbdkit.

You can uninstall nbdkit Ubuntu by running this command if you installed it using APT or Aptitude.

sudo apt remove --auto-remove nbdkit

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

sudo apt autoremove --purge nbdkit

Summary

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