Ways to Uninstall or Install pxe-kexec Ubuntu 22.04

Updated: October 14, 2022

Tool that fetches PXE configuration file (SysLinux’ PXELinux format), prompts the user for a boot entry (label), (supports interactive editing of the kernel parameters), downloads the selected kernel and initrd over the network using TFTP, FTP or HTTP and finally reboots into the kernel using kexec. In this tutorial, I will show you how to install pxe-kexec on Ubuntu 22.04.

Prerequisites

  • OS: Ubuntu 22.04 is needed for pxe-kexec to work
  • Privileges: Verify that you can execute the sudo commands line.

Prerequisites to install pxe-kexec on Ubuntu 22.04

Install pxe-kexec Ubuntu 22.04

pxe-kexec is one of the popular ways on Ubuntu now so that this tutorial will show you some ways to install it. Choose the one you believe is simple and easy to follow.

Install pxe-kexec 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 steps to get pxe-kexec on your Ubuntu 22.04.

Step 1: The APT package repository cache needs to be updated before you try to install, update, or remove any packages. Obtain new packages from Ubuntu by updating the APT database. Launching the terminal and entering the following Linux command:

sudo apt-get -y update

Step 2: Start the package installation on Ubuntu 22.04. After updating, you can install pxe-kexec Ubuntu by pasting this command into the terminal and executing it.

sudo apt -y install pxe-kexec

Install pxe-kexec using Aptitude

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

sudo apt-get install aptitude

After that, you can now install pxe-kexec by following these steps:

Step 1: You must update the APT package repository cache before attempting to install, update, or remove any packages. Obtain new packages from Ubuntu by updating the APT database. Opening the terminal and executing the following Linux command:

sudo apt-get update

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

sudo aptitude install pxe-kexec

Uninstall pxe-kexec 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 pxe-kexec, can be easily uninstalled by anyone.

If you installed pxe-kexec using APT or Aptitude, you could uninstall pxe-kexec on Ubuntu by executing this command

sudo apt remove --auto-remove pxe-kexec

If you want to uninstall pxe-kexec and delete its data and dependencies, you can also run the following command:

sudo apt autoremove --purge pxe-kexec

Conclusion

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