How to Install and Uninstall shunit2 on Ubuntu 22.04

Updated: September 17, 2022

shUnit2 was originally developed to provide a consistent testing solution for log4sh, a shell based logging framework similar to log4j. It is designed to work in a similar manner to JUnit, PyUnit, etc. In this tutorial, I will show you how to install shunit2 on Ubuntu 22.04.

Requirements

  • Operating system: shunit2 needs Ubuntu 22.04 to work
  • Privileges: Ensure that you are able to execute the sudo commands line.

Prerequisites to install shunit2 on Ubuntu 22.04

Install shunit2 Ubuntu 22.04

shunit2 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 shunit2 using APT

This is one of the popular ways to install any Ubuntu packages because it is simple to understand, even if you are a Linux novice. Following these instructions to get shunit2 on your Ubuntu.

Step 1: Update the APT database to fetch new packages from Ubuntu. Launch the terminal and enter the following Linux command:

sudo apt -y update

Step 2: Install the package on Ubuntu 22.04. After updating the system, you can install shunit2 Ubuntu by executing this command in the terminal.

sudo apt install shunit2

Install shunit2 using Aptitude

You must run this command to install Aptitude if you haven’t already done so on Ubuntu.

sudo apt-get -y install aptitude

After that, you can now install shunit2, just 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 update

Step 2: Install the package on Ubuntu 22.04. After updating the system, you can now install shunit2 Ubuntu by pasting this command into the terminal and pressing Enter.

sudo aptitude install shunit2

Uninstall shunit2 on Ubuntu 22.04

Have you ever considered how challenging it might be to uninstall an application from Ubuntu? You’re wrong, anyone can easily uninstall any program, not just a shunit2.

You can uninstall shunit2 on Ubuntu by running this command if you installed it using APT or Aptitude.

sudo apt remove --auto-remove shunit2

If you want to uninstall shunit2 and delete its data and dependencies, you can also run the following command:

sudo apt autoremove --purge shunit2

Summary

In this guide, I showed you ways to install shunit2 on Ubuntu 22.04 and some ways to uninstall shunit2 too. Please do not hesitate to contact me if you require assistance. I’m delighted to respond.