How to Install and Uninstall pycsw on Ubuntu 22.04

Updated: October 8, 2022

pycsw is an OGC CSW server implementation written in Python. pycsw fully implements the OpenGIS Catalogue Service Implementation Specification (Catalogue Service for the Web). Initial development started in 2010 (more formally announced in 2011). The project is certified OGC Compliant, and is an OGC Reference Implementation. Since 2015, pycsw is an official OSGeo Project. pycsw allows for the publishing and discovery of geospatial metadata via numerous APIs (CSW 2/CSW 3, OpenSearch, OAI-PMH, SRU). Existing repositories of geospatial metadata can also be exposed, providing a standards-based metadata and catalogue component of spatial data infrastructures. pycsw is Open Source, released under an MIT license, and runs on all major platforms (Windows, Linux, Mac OS X). In this tutorial, I will show you ways to install pycsw Ubuntu 22.04.

Software Requirement

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

Prerequisites to install pycsw on Ubuntu 22.04

Install pycsw Ubuntu 22.04

pycsw 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 pycsw using APT

This is one of the most popular methods for installing Ubuntu packages since it is simple to understand, even if you are a Linux novice. Following these instructions to get pycsw on your Ubuntu.

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 the following Linux command:

sudo apt-get -y update

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

sudo apt install pycsw

Install pycsw using Aptitude

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

sudo apt-get -y install aptitude

After that, you can now install pycsw, just following these steps:

Step 1: Obtain new packages from Ubuntu by updating the APT database. Opening the terminal and executing this Linux command:

sudo apt-get update

Step 2: Install the package on Ubuntu 22.04. After updating, you can install pycsw Ubuntu by pasting this command into the terminal and executing it.

sudo aptitude install pycsw

Uninstall pycsw 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.

If you installed pycsw using APT or Aptitude, you could uninstall pycsw on Ubuntu by running this command

sudo apt remove --auto-remove pycsw

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

sudo apt autoremove --purge pycsw

Ending

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