How to Uninstall or Install netstress Ubuntu 22.04

Updated: September 20, 2022

netstress is a client/server utility designed to stress and benchmark network activity of a given ethernet device or path using simulated (random) real world data and packet sizes instead of fixed data and packet sizes. In this tutorial, I will show you how to install netstress on Ubuntu 22.04.

Software Requirement

  • OS: netstress needs Ubuntu 22.04 to work
  • Privileges: Make sure that you can run the sudo commands line.

Prerequisites to install netstress on Ubuntu 22.04

Install netstress Ubuntu 22.04

netstress 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 netstress using APT

This is a popular method for installing Ubuntu packages because it’s easy to follow, even if you are a newbie in Linux. Following these steps to install netstress 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. Opening the terminal and executing this Linux command:

sudo apt update

Step 2: Install the package on Ubuntu 22.04. After updating the system, you can install netstress Ubuntu by executing this command in the terminal.

sudo apt-get -y install netstress

Install netstress using Aptitude

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

sudo apt install aptitude

Then, you can now install netstress, just following these steps:

Step 1: Update the APT database to download 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. After updating, you can install netstress Ubuntu by pasting this command into the terminal and pressing Enter.

sudo aptitude -y install netstress

Uninstall netstress on Ubuntu 22.04

Have you ever thought that uninstalling an application from Ubuntu might be challenging? You’re wrong; any program, not just a netstress, can be easily uninstalled by anyone.

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

sudo apt remove --auto-remove netstress

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

sudo apt autoremove --purge netstress

Ending

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