Ways to Install or Uninstall pure-ftpd Ubuntu 22.04

Updated: October 21, 2022

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Prerequisites

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

Prerequisites to install pure-ftpd on Ubuntu 22.04

Install pure-ftpd Ubuntu 22.04

pure-ftpd 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 pure-ftpd using APT

This is a popular method for installing any Ubuntu packages because it’s easy to follow, even if you are a newbie in Linux. Following these instructions to install pure-ftpd on your Ubuntu.

Step 1: Update the APT database to download 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 pure-ftpd Ubuntu by pasting this command into the terminal and pressing Enter.

sudo apt install pure-ftpd

Install pure-ftpd using Aptitude

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

sudo apt install aptitude

After installing aptitude, you can now install pure-ftpd by following these steps:

Step 1: You must update the APT package repository cache before attempting to install, update, or remove any packages. Update the APT database to download new packages from Ubuntu. Launch the terminal and enter the following Linux command:

sudo apt-get -y update

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

sudo aptitude -y install pure-ftpd

Uninstall pure-ftpd 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 pure-ftpd, can be easily uninstalled by anyone.

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

sudo apt remove --auto-remove pure-ftpd

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

sudo apt autoremove --purge pure-ftpd

Summary

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