How to Uninstall and Install sg3-utils Ubuntu 22.04

Updated: September 8, 2022

Most OSes have SCSI pass-through interfaces that enable user space programs to send SCSI commands to a device and fetch the response. With SCSI to ATA Translation (SAT) many ATA disks now can process SCSI commands. Typically each utility in this package implements one SCSI command. See the draft standards at www.t10.org for SCSI command definitions plus SAT. ATA commands are defined in the draft standards at www.t13.org . For a mapping between supported SCSI and ATA commands and utility names in this package see the COVERAGE file. In this tutorial, I will show you how to install sg3-utils on Ubuntu 22.04.

Software Requirement

  • Operating system: sg3-utils needs Ubuntu 22.04 to work
  • Privileges: Make sure you are able to execute sudo commands.

Prerequisites to install sg3-utils on Ubuntu 22.04

Install sg3-utils Ubuntu 22.04

sg3-utils 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 sg3-utils 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 sg3-utils on your Ubuntu 22.04.

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

sudo apt-get -y update

Step 2: Start the package installation on Ubuntu 22.04. After updating, you can install sg3-utils Ubuntu by pasting this command into the terminal and pressing Enter.

sudo apt install sg3-utils

Install sg3-utils using Aptitude

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

sudo apt-get -y install aptitude

After installing it, you can now install sg3-utils by 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-get update

Step 2: Start the package installation on Ubuntu 22.04. After updating the system, you can install sg3-utils Ubuntu by pasting this command into the terminal and executing it.

sudo aptitude install sg3-utils

Uninstall sg3-utils 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 sg3-utils, can be easily uninstalled by anyone.

If you installed sg3-utils using APT or Aptitude, you could uninstall sg3-utils on Ubuntu by following this step:

sudo apt remove --auto-remove sg3-utils

To uninstall sg3-utils and remove its data and dependencies, you can also use the following command:

sudo apt autoremove --purge sg3-utils

Summary

In this tutorial, I showed you ways to install sg3-utils on Ubuntu 22.04 and ways to uninstall sg3-utils too. Please do not hesitate to contact me if you require any assistance. I’m delighted to respond to them.