Ways to Uninstall and Install pollinate on Ubuntu 22.04

Updated: September 7, 2022

This client will connect to one or more Pollen (entropy-as-a-service) servers over an (optionally) encrypted connection and retrieve a random seed over HTTP or HTTPS. This is particularly useful at the first boot of cloud images and in virtual machines, to seed a system’s random number generator at genesis, and is intended to supplement the /etc/init.d/urandom init script. It can be used on physical machines, as well, to supplement the seeding of the pseudo random number generator. I will show you how to install pollinate on Ubuntu 22.04 in this tutorial.

Requirements

  • Operating system: pollinate needs Ubuntu 22.04 to work
  • Privileges: Make sure you are able to execute sudo commands.

Prerequisites to install pollinate on Ubuntu 22.04

Install pollinate Ubuntu 22.04

pollinate 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 pollinate using APT

This is a popular method for installing Ubuntu packages since it’s simple to understand, even if you’re new to Linux. Following these instructions to install pollinate on your Ubuntu 22.04.

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 the package installation on Ubuntu 22.04. You can now install pollinate Ubuntu by executing this command in the terminal.

sudo apt -y install pollinate

Install pollinate using Aptitude

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

sudo apt-get install aptitude

After installing aptitude, you can now install pollinate, 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 download new packages from Ubuntu. Opening the terminal and executing this Linux command:

sudo apt update

Step 2: Start the package installation on Ubuntu 22.04. You can now install pollinate Ubuntu by executing this command in the terminal.

sudo aptitude install pollinate

Uninstall pollinate 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.

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

sudo apt remove --auto-remove pollinate

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

sudo apt autoremove --purge pollinate

Conclusion

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