Ways to Install or Uninstall qla-tools Ubuntu 22.04

Updated: October 14, 2022

QLogic provides some tools that makes LUN handling (add / remove) and administration of QLogic HBAs much easier. You can scan for newly added LUNs, display details about the QLogic HBA attached to the system, change the state of LUNs from offline to online/running and set the timeout on the devices connected to the QLogic FC HBA. I will show you how to install qla-tools on Ubuntu 22.04 in this tutorial.

Software Requirement

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

Prerequisites to install qla-tools on Ubuntu 22.04

Install qla-tools Ubuntu 22.04

qla-tools 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 you believe is simple and easy to follow.

Install qla-tools 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 steps to install qla-tools on your Ubuntu 22.04.

Step 1: Update the APT database to fetch new packages from Ubuntu. Launch the terminal and enter the following Linux command:

sudo apt-get -y update

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

sudo apt install qla-tools

Install qla-tools using Aptitude

Aptitude allows users to view a list of available packages and manage package installation, upgrade, and removal. If you haven’t already installed it on Ubuntu, run this command to do so.

sudo apt -y install aptitude

After that, you can now install qla-tools, 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 fetch new packages from Ubuntu. Opening the terminal and executing this Linux command:

sudo apt -y update

Step 2: Start installing the packages on Ubuntu 22.04. You can now install qla-tools Ubuntu by executing this command in the terminal.

sudo aptitude install qla-tools

Uninstall qla-tools on Ubuntu 22.04

Have you ever thought that uninstalling an application from Ubuntu is difficult? You are mistaken; Anyone can easily uninstall any program, not just qla-tools.

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

sudo apt remove --auto-remove qla-tools

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

sudo apt autoremove --purge qla-tools


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