How to Uninstall and Install sa-exim Ubuntu 22.04

Updated: October 15, 2022

SA-Exim integrates SpamAssassin filtering at SMTP time with the Exim v4 MTA. It may be used to reject incoming mails before they arrive, or even to tie up the sender’s resources by slowing down the connection (“teergrubing”). I will show you how to install sa-exim on Ubuntu 22.04 in this tutorial.

Requirements

  • Operating system: sa-exim needs Ubuntu 22.04 to work
  • Privileges: Check that you can run sudo commands.

Prerequisites to install sa-exim on Ubuntu 22.04

Install sa-exim Ubuntu 22.04

sa-exim 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 sa-exim using APT

This is a popular method for installing Ubuntu packages because it’s easy to follow, even if you are a newbie in Linux. Following these instructions to install sa-exim on your Ubuntu 22.04.

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 the following Linux command:

sudo apt -y update

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

sudo apt -y install sa-exim

Install sa-exim using Aptitude

If you didn’t install Aptitude on Ubuntu, you need to install it by executing this command.

sudo apt-get install aptitude

After that, you can now install sa-exim, just following these steps:

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

sudo apt update

Step 2: Start the package installation on Ubuntu 22.04. You can now install sa-exim Ubuntu by executing this command in the terminal.

sudo aptitude -y install sa-exim

Uninstall sa-exim on Ubuntu 22.04

Have you ever thought that uninstalling an application from Ubuntu might be challenging? You’re wrong; any program, not just a sa-exim, can be easily uninstalled by anyone.

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

sudo apt remove --auto-remove sa-exim

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

sudo apt autoremove --purge sa-exim

Ending

In this tutorial, I showed you ways to install sa-exim on Ubuntu 22.04 and some ways to uninstall sa-exim too. Please contact me if you require any assistance. I’d be delighted to respond.