Rover is a text-based light-weight frontend for update-alternatives, which is inspired by the ranger file browser. Compared to existing graphical frontends such as galternatives and kalternatives, Rover still has the following advantages: In this tutorial, I will show you how to install rover on Ubuntu 22.04.
Prerequisites to install
- Operating system: rover needs Ubuntu 22.04 to work
- Privileges: Check that you can run sudo commands.
Install rover Ubuntu 22.04
rover is one of the popular ways on Ubuntu now so that this tutorial will show you some ways to install it. Choose the one that you think is easy and you can follow.
Install rover using APT
This is one of the most popular methods for installing Ubuntu packages because it’s easy to follow, even if you are a newbie in Linux. Following these instructions to install rover on your Ubuntu.
Step 1: Update the APT database to download new packages from Ubuntu. Opening the terminal and executing this Linux command:
Step 2: Start the package installation on Ubuntu 22.04. You can now install rover Ubuntu by executing this command in the terminal.
Install rover using Aptitude
If you haven’t already installed Aptitude on Ubuntu, run this command to do so.
After installing, you can now install rover, 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 this Linux command:
Step 2: Install the package on Ubuntu 22.04. After updating, you can install rover Ubuntu by pasting this command into the terminal and pressing
Uninstall rover on Ubuntu 22.04
Have you ever thought about how difficult it is to uninstall an application from Ubuntu? You are mistaken; anyone can easily uninstall any program, not just a package.
If you installed rover using APT or Aptitude, you could uninstall rover on Ubuntu by running this command
To uninstall rover and remove its data and dependencies, you can also use the following command:
In this tutorial, I showed you ways to install rover on Ubuntu 22.04 and some ways to uninstall rover too. If you need any help, don’t hesitate to contact me. I’m very glad to answer them.