Ways to Uninstall and Install rwho on Ubuntu 22.04

Updated: September 22, 2022

The rwho command produces output similar to who, but for all machines on the local network. If no report has been received from a machine for 11 minutes then rwho assumes the machine is down, and does not report users last known to be logged into that machine. In this tutorial, I will show you how to install rwho on Ubuntu 22.04.

Software Requirement

  • OS: Ubuntu 22.04 or older versions with more than 2GB RAM
  • Privileges: Make sure you are able to execute sudo commands.

Prerequisites to install rwho on Ubuntu 22.04

Install rwho Ubuntu 22.04

rwho 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 rwho 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 rwho on your Ubuntu.

Step 1: The APT package repository cache needs to be updated before you try to install, update, or remove any packages. Update the APT database to fetch new packages from Ubuntu. Launch the terminal and enter the following Linux command:

sudo apt-get update

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

sudo apt-get install rwho

Install rwho using Aptitude

Users can manage their installation, upgrade, and removal of packages with Aptitude and view a list of the packages that are currently available. If you haven’t already installed it on Ubuntu, run this command to do so.

sudo apt -y install aptitude

After installing, you can now install rwho, 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. Update the APT database to download new packages from Ubuntu. Launching the terminal and entering the following Linux command:

sudo apt -y update

Step 2: Install the package on Ubuntu 22.04. After updating, you can install rwho Ubuntu by pasting this command into the terminal and pressing Enter.

sudo aptitude install rwho

Uninstall rwho 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.

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

sudo apt remove --auto-remove rwho

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

sudo apt autoremove --purge rwho

Ending

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