How to Uninstall and Install purple-discord Ubuntu 22.04

Updated: September 21, 2022

A plugin for libpurple that adds the option to use the Discord messaging service in all libpurple-based clients (including Pidgin and Finch). In this guide, I will show you ways to install purple-discord Ubuntu 22.04.

Software Requirement

  • OS: Ubuntu 22.04 or older Ubuntu versions
  • Privileges: Check that you can run sudo commands.

Prerequisites to install purple-discord on Ubuntu 22.04

Install purple-discord Ubuntu 22.04

purple-discord 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 purple-discord 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 steps to install purple-discord on your Ubuntu.

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

sudo apt -y update

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

sudo apt -y install purple-discord

Install purple-discord using Aptitude

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

sudo apt-get -y install aptitude

Then, you can now install purple-discord, just 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. Opening the terminal and executing the following Linux command:

sudo apt -y update

Step 2: Start the package installation on Ubuntu 22.04. After updating, you can install purple-discord Ubuntu by executing this command in the terminal.

sudo aptitude install purple-discord

Uninstall purple-discord 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 purple-discord.

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

sudo apt remove --auto-remove purple-discord

If you want to uninstall purple-discord and remove its data and dependencies, you can also run the following command:

sudo apt autoremove --purge purple-discord

Summary

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