How to Install and Uninstall quassel Ubuntu 22.04

Updated: September 21, 2022

Quassel is a modern, cross-platform, distributed IRC client, meaning that one or more clients can attach to and detach from the central core. It’s much like the popular combination of screen and a text-based IRC client such as WeeChat or irssi, but graphical. I will show you how to install quassel on Ubuntu 22.04 in this tutorial.

Requirements

  • Operating system: Ubuntu 22.04 is needed for quassel to work
  • Privileges: Make sure that you can run the sudo commands line.

Prerequisites to install quassel on Ubuntu 22.04

Install quassel Ubuntu 22.04

quassel 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 quassel 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 instructions to install quassel on your Ubuntu.

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

sudo apt-get -y update

Step 2: Start installing the packages on Ubuntu 22.04. After updating, you can install quassel Ubuntu by executing this command in the terminal.

sudo apt-get install quassel

Install quassel using Aptitude

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

sudo apt install aptitude

Then, you can now install quassel, just following these steps:

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. Opening the terminal and executing the following Linux command:

sudo apt -y update

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

sudo aptitude install quassel

Uninstall quassel 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 quassel, can be easily uninstalled by anyone.

This command can be used to uninstall quassel from Ubuntu 22.04 if it was installed using APT or Aptitude.

sudo apt remove --auto-remove quassel

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

sudo apt autoremove --purge quassel

Summary

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