How to Uninstall and Install nilfs-tools on Ubuntu 22.04

Updated: September 7, 2022

NILFS is a new implementation of a log-structured filesystem. It allows continuous snapshotting, so that users can restore files mistakenly overwritten or destroyed even when it happens after the last backup. I will show you how to install nilfs-tools on Ubuntu 22.04 in this tutorial.

Requirements

  • OS: Ubuntu 22.04 is needed for nilfs-tools to work
  • Privileges: Check that you can run sudo commands.

Prerequisites to install nilfs-tools on Ubuntu 22.04

Install nilfs-tools Ubuntu 22.04

nilfs-tools 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 nilfs-tools using APT

This is a popular method for installing any Ubuntu packages because it is simple to understand, even if you are a Linux beginner. Following these instructions to install nilfs-tools 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 fetch 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 the system, you can install nilfs-tools Ubuntu by pasting this command into the terminal and executing it.

sudo apt-get -y install nilfs-tools

Install nilfs-tools using Aptitude

Aptitude allows users to view a list of available packages and manage package installation, upgrade, and removal. If you haven’t already done so, run this command to install it.

sudo apt-get install aptitude

After installing aptitude, you can now install nilfs-tools by following these steps:

Step 1: You must update the APT package repository cache before attempting to install, update, or remove any packages. Obtain new packages from Ubuntu by updating the APT database. Launching the terminal and entering the following Linux command:

sudo apt-get -y update

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

sudo aptitude -y install nilfs-tools

Uninstall nilfs-tools 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 nilfs-tools.

This command can be used to uninstall nilfs-tools from Ubuntu 22.04 if it was installed using APT or Aptitude.

sudo apt remove --auto-remove nilfs-tools

If you want to uninstall nilfs-tools and remove its data and dependencies, you can also run the following command:

sudo apt autoremove --purge nilfs-tools

Ending

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