Ways to Install or Uninstall rbd-mirror on Ubuntu 22.04

Updated: October 14, 2022

Ceph is a distributed storage system designed to provide excellent performance, reliability, and scalability. In this tutorial, I will show you how to install rbd-mirror on Ubuntu 22.04.

Software Requirement

  • OS: Ubuntu 22.04 or older versions with more than 2GB RAM
  • Privileges: Check that you can run sudo commands.

Prerequisites to install rbd-mirror on Ubuntu 22.04

Install rbd-mirror Ubuntu 22.04

rbd-mirror 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 rbd-mirror using APT

This is a popular method for installing any Ubuntu packages because it is simple to understand, even if you are a Linux beginner. Following these steps to get rbd-mirror on your Ubuntu 22.04.

Step 1: Update the APT database to download new packages from Ubuntu. Opening the terminal and executing this Linux command:

sudo apt update

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

sudo apt-get -y install rbd-mirror

Install rbd-mirror 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-get -y install aptitude

After installing, you can now install rbd-mirror 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 fetch new packages from Ubuntu. Opening the terminal and executing this Linux command:

sudo apt update

Step 2: Install the package on Ubuntu 22.04. You can now install rbd-mirror Ubuntu by executing this command in the terminal.

sudo aptitude -y install rbd-mirror

Uninstall rbd-mirror 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 rbd-mirror.

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

sudo apt remove --auto-remove rbd-mirror

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

sudo apt autoremove --purge rbd-mirror

Summary

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