How to Install or Uninstall reprotest on Ubuntu 22.04

Updated: September 16, 2022

reprotest builds the same source code twice in different environments, and then checks the binaries produced by each build for differences. If any are found, then diffoscope (or if unavailable then diff) is used to display them in detail for later analysis. I will show you how to install reprotest on Ubuntu 22.04 in this guide.

Requirements to install

  • OS: Ubuntu 22.04 or older Ubuntu versions
  • Privileges: Make sure you are able to execute sudo commands.

Prerequisites to install reprotest on Ubuntu 22.04

Install reprotest Ubuntu 22.04

reprotest 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 reprotest using APT

This is a popular method for installing Ubuntu packages since it’s simple to understand, even if you’re new to Linux. Following these instructions to install reprotest on your Ubuntu.

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. Launching the terminal and entering the following Linux command:

sudo apt-get update

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

sudo apt-get install reprotest

Install reprotest using Aptitude

With Aptitude, users can view a list of available packages and manage their installation, upgrade, and removal of packages. If you didn’t install it on Ubuntu, you need to install it by executing this command.

sudo apt -y install aptitude

Then, you can now install reprotest, 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 the package installation on Ubuntu 22.04. After updating, you can install reprotest Ubuntu by pasting this command into the terminal and pressing Enter.

sudo aptitude -y install reprotest

Uninstall reprotest 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.

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

sudo apt remove --auto-remove reprotest

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

sudo apt autoremove --purge reprotest

Conclusion

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