How to Uninstall and Install netmate Ubuntu 22.04

Updated: September 20, 2022

netmate was inspired in netdude[1] (dead) and can be used to learn and teach about TCP/IP protocols. It is a GTK+ program that shows lines selected from files in pcap style (generated by tcpdump and Wireshark or another code based in libpcap) as 32-bit headers, identical to the used by RFCs. I will show you how to install netmate 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 netmate on Ubuntu 22.04

Install netmate Ubuntu 22.04

netmate 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 that you think is easy and you can follow.

Install netmate using APT

This is one of the most popular methods for installing Ubuntu packages since it is simple to understand, even if you are a Linux novice. Following these instructions to install netmate on your Ubuntu 22.04.

Step 1: Update the APT database to fetch 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 netmate Ubuntu by pasting this command into the terminal and executing it.

sudo apt-get install netmate

Install netmate 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

Then, you can now install netmate 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-get update

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

sudo aptitude -y install netmate

Uninstall netmate 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.

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

sudo apt remove --auto-remove netmate

If you want to uninstall netmate and delete its data and dependencies, you can also run the following command:

sudo apt autoremove --purge netmate

Ending

In this tutorial, I showed you ways to install netmate on Ubuntu 22.04 and ways to uninstall netmate too. Please contact me if you require any assistance. I’d be delighted to respond.