How to Install or Uninstall packup Ubuntu 22.04

Updated: September 7, 2022

packup is a solver for the package upgradability problem specified in the CUDF format. It repeatedly invokes an optimization pseudo-Boolean solver in order to solve the problem. By default minisat+ is used for that purpose but a different solver can be used by specifying the pertaining command line option. In this guide, I will show you how to install packup on Ubuntu 22.04.

Requirements to install

  • OS: Ubuntu 22.04 is needed for packup to work
  • Privileges: Ascertain that you are able to execute sudo commands.

Prerequisites to install packup on Ubuntu 22.04

Install packup Ubuntu 22.04

packup 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 packup 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 install packup on your Ubuntu 22.04.

Step 1: Update the APT database to fetch new packages from Ubuntu. Launching the terminal and entering the following Linux command:

sudo apt-get update

Step 2: Install the package on Ubuntu 22.04. After updating the system, you can now install packup Ubuntu by pasting this command into the terminal and pressing Enter.

sudo apt install packup

Install packup using Aptitude

With Aptitude, users can view a list of available packages and manage their installation, upgrade, and removal of packages. If you didn’t install it on Ubuntu, you need to install it by executing this command.

sudo apt install aptitude

After that, you can now install packup, 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 fetch new packages from Ubuntu. Launch the terminal and enter the following Linux command:

sudo apt -y update

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

sudo aptitude -y install packup

Uninstall packup 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 packup.

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

sudo apt remove --auto-remove packup

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

sudo apt autoremove --purge packup

Summary

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