Ways to Install or Uninstall shellex on Ubuntu 22.04

Updated: October 10, 2022

shellex is supposed to be a dmenu-style launcher with a lot more features and a lot simpler design. It launches a shell (currently zsh) and shows it in a small terminal, wrapping every command with a little bit of extra magic (redirecting stdout, stderr, disowning and closing the shell) to get more typical launcher-behaviour. In this tutorial, I will show you ways to install shellex Ubuntu 22.04.

Software Requirement

  • OS: Ubuntu 22.04 or older Ubuntu versions
  • Privileges: Ensure that you are able to execute the sudo commands line.

Prerequisites to install shellex on Ubuntu 22.04

Install shellex Ubuntu 22.04

shellex is one of the popular ways on Ubuntu now so that this tutorial will show you some ways to install it. Choose the one you believe is simple and easy to follow.

Install shellex 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 steps to get shellex 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 download new packages from Ubuntu. Launch the terminal and enter the following Linux command:

sudo apt-get update

Step 2: Start installing the packages on Ubuntu 22.04. You can now install shellex Ubuntu by executing this command in the terminal.

sudo apt -y install shellex

Install shellex using Aptitude

If you haven’t already installed Aptitude on Ubuntu, run this command to do so.

sudo apt-get -y install aptitude

After installing it, you can now install shellex by following these steps:

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. 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 shellex Ubuntu by pasting this command into the terminal and pressing Enter.

sudo aptitude -y install shellex

Uninstall shellex 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 shellex, can be easily uninstalled by anyone.

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

sudo apt remove --auto-remove shellex

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

sudo apt autoremove --purge shellex

Summary

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