Searx is an internet metasearch engine which aggregates results from more than 70 search services. Searx runs as a web service and provides a web interface that allows the user to do a general search (aggregating results from google, bing, yahoo) or search for files (piratebay, kickass, torrentz), images (bing, deviantart, google images, flickr), IT (github, stackoverflow, Arch Linux wiki), maps (OpenStreetMap, photon), music (youtube, spotify, soundcloud), news (bing news, google news, reddit), science (arxiv, wolframalpha) social media (digg, twitter) and videos (youtube, dailymotion, vimeo). In this guide, I will show you ways to install searx Ubuntu 22.04.
- OS: Ubuntu 22.04 or older versions with more than 2GB RAM
- Privileges: Check that you can run sudo commands.
Install searx Ubuntu 22.04
searx 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 searx 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 steps to install searx on your Ubuntu.
Step 1: Update the APT database to download new packages from Ubuntu. Opening the terminal and executing the following Linux command:
Step 2: Start the package installation on Ubuntu 22.04. After updating the system, you can install searx Ubuntu by pasting this command into the terminal and pressing
Install searx 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.
After that, you can now install searx by following these steps:
Step 1: Update the APT database to fetch new packages from Ubuntu. Opening the terminal and executing this Linux command:
Step 2: Install the package on Ubuntu 22.04. You can now install searx Ubuntu by executing this command in the terminal.
Uninstall searx 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 searx on Ubuntu by running this command if you installed it using APT or Aptitude.
If you want to uninstall searx and remove its data and dependencies, you can also run the following command:
In this guide, I showed you ways to install searx on Ubuntu 22.04 and some ways to uninstall searx too. If you need any help, don’t hesitate to contact me. I’m very glad to answer them.