How to Uninstall and Install rbd-fuse on Ubuntu 22.04

Updated: October 14, 2022

Ceph is a distributed network file system designed to provide excellent performance, reliability, and scalability. This is a FUSE-based client that allows one to map Ceph rbd images as files. In this guide, I will show you ways to install rbd-fuse Ubuntu 22.04.

Software Requirement

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

Prerequisites to install rbd-fuse on Ubuntu 22.04

Install rbd-fuse Ubuntu 22.04

rbd-fuse 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 rbd-fuse 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 rbd-fuse on your Ubuntu.

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: Start the package installation on Ubuntu 22.04. After updating, you can install rbd-fuse Ubuntu by executing this command in the terminal.

sudo apt-get install rbd-fuse

Install rbd-fuse using Aptitude

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

sudo apt-get -y install aptitude

After that, you can now install rbd-fuse by 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 download new packages from Ubuntu. Opening the terminal and executing this Linux command:

sudo apt-get -y update

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

sudo aptitude install rbd-fuse

Uninstall rbd-fuse 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 rbd-fuse using APT or Aptitude, you could uninstall rbd-fuse on Ubuntu by following this step:

sudo apt remove --auto-remove rbd-fuse

If you want to uninstall rbd-fuse and remove its data and dependencies, you can also run the following command:

sudo apt autoremove --purge rbd-fuse

Summary

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