OpenRC is a dependency based service manager. It provides support for System V init, for booting, changing runlevels, starting and stopping services, and shutting down. In this tutorial, I will show you how to install openrc on Ubuntu 22.04.
- OS: Ubuntu 22.04 is needed for openrc to work
- Privileges: Make sure that you can run the sudo commands line.
Install openrc Ubuntu 22.04
openrc 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 openrc using APT
This is one of the popular ways to install any Ubuntu packages because it’s easy to follow, even if you are a newbie in Linux. Following these instructions to get openrc 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 this Linux command:
Step 2: Start the package installation on Ubuntu 22.04. After updating the system, you can install openrc Ubuntu by pasting this command into the terminal and executing it.
Install openrc using Aptitude
If you haven’t already installed Aptitude on Ubuntu, run this command to do so.
After that, you can now install openrc, just 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. Launch the terminal and enter the following Linux command:
Step 2: Start the package installation on Ubuntu 22.04. You can now install openrc Ubuntu by executing this command in the terminal.
Uninstall openrc 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 openrc, can be easily uninstalled by anyone.
If you installed openrc using APT or Aptitude, you could uninstall openrc on Ubuntu by following this step:
If you want to uninstall openrc and delete its data and dependencies, you can also run the following command:
In this tutorial, I showed you ways to install openrc on Ubuntu 22.04 and some ways to uninstall openrc too. Please do not hesitate to contact me if you require any assistance. I’m delighted to respond to them.