Ways to Install or Uninstall policyd-rate-limit on Ubuntu 22.04

Updated: September 10, 2022

policyd-rate-limit is a simple postfix policy daemon written in python3 allowing to limit the number of mails a user can send over time. Users are identified either via their sasl usernames or their ip addresses. Limitation rules are a list of couples (number of mails, number of seconds). If a user has sent more than number of mails in number of seconds, a configurable error is returned to the user. I will show you how to install policyd-rate-limit on Ubuntu 22.04 in this guide.

Prerequisites to install

  • Operating system: Ubuntu 22.04 is needed for policyd-rate-limit to work
  • Privileges: Ascertain that you are able to execute sudo commands.

Prerequisites to install policyd-rate-limit on Ubuntu 22.04

Install policyd-rate-limit Ubuntu 22.04

policyd-rate-limit 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 you believe is simple and easy to follow.

Install policyd-rate-limit 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 steps to get policyd-rate-limit 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. Launching the terminal and entering the following Linux command:

sudo apt-get update

Step 2: Install the package on Ubuntu 22.04. After updating, you can install policyd-rate-limit Ubuntu by executing this command in the terminal.

sudo apt install policyd-rate-limit

Install policyd-rate-limit using Aptitude

You must run this command to install Aptitude if you haven’t already done so on Ubuntu.

sudo apt-get install aptitude

Then, you can now install policyd-rate-limit, just following these steps:

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

sudo apt update

Step 2: Start installing the packages on Ubuntu 22.04. You can now install policyd-rate-limit Ubuntu by executing this command in the terminal.

sudo aptitude -y install policyd-rate-limit

Uninstall policyd-rate-limit on Ubuntu 22.04

Have you ever considered how difficult it is to uninstall an application from Ubuntu? You are mistaken; anyone, not just package administrators, can easily uninstall any program.

If you installed policyd-rate-limit using APT or Aptitude, you could uninstall policyd-rate-limit on Ubuntu by running this command

sudo apt remove --auto-remove policyd-rate-limit

If you want to uninstall policyd-rate-limit and delete its data and dependencies, you can also run the following command:

sudo apt autoremove --purge policyd-rate-limit

Ending

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