Ways to Uninstall or Install pwgen Ubuntu 22.04

Updated: September 7, 2022

pwgen generates random, meaningless but pronounceable passwords. These passwords contain either only lowercase letters, or upper and lower case mixed, or digits thrown in. Uppercase letters and digits are placed in a way that eases remembering their position when memorizing only the word. In this tutorial, I will show you how to install pwgen on Ubuntu 22.04.

Prerequisites

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

Prerequisites to install pwgen on Ubuntu 22.04

Install pwgen Ubuntu 22.04

pwgen 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 pwgen 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 instructions to install pwgen on your Ubuntu.

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. Launching the terminal and entering the following Linux command:

sudo apt update

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

sudo apt-get install pwgen

Install pwgen using Aptitude

If you haven’t already installed Aptitude on Ubuntu, run this command to do so.

sudo apt install aptitude

Then, you can now install pwgen, 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: Install the package on Ubuntu 22.04. After updating the system, you can install pwgen Ubuntu by executing this command in the terminal.

sudo aptitude install pwgen

Uninstall pwgen on Ubuntu 22.04

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

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

sudo apt remove --auto-remove pwgen

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

sudo apt autoremove --purge pwgen

Summary

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