How to Uninstall and Install smbios-utils Ubuntu 22.04

Updated: September 8, 2022

libsmbios aims towards providing access to as much BIOS information as possible. This package includes libsmbios’ sample binaries/utilities. In this tutorial, I will show you how to install smbios-utils on Ubuntu 22.04.

Software Requirement

  • OS: Ubuntu 22.04 or older versions with more than 2GB RAM
  • Privileges: Ascertain that you are able to execute sudo commands.

Prerequisites to install smbios-utils on Ubuntu 22.04

Install smbios-utils Ubuntu 22.04

smbios-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 you believe is simple and easy to follow.

Install smbios-utils using APT

This is one of the most popular methods for installing Ubuntu packages since it is simple to understand, even if you are a Linux novice. Following these instructions to get smbios-utils on your Ubuntu.

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

sudo apt -y update

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

sudo apt install smbios-utils

Install smbios-utils using Aptitude

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

sudo apt-get install aptitude

After that, you can now install smbios-utils, just following these steps:

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

sudo apt update

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

sudo aptitude -y install smbios-utils

Uninstall smbios-utils on Ubuntu 22.04

Have you ever considered how difficult it is to uninstall an application from Ubuntu? You are mistaken; anyone, not just package administrators, can easily uninstall any program.

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

sudo apt remove --auto-remove smbios-utils

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

sudo apt autoremove --purge smbios-utils

Summary

In this guide, I showed you ways to install smbios-utils on Ubuntu 22.04 and ways to uninstall smbios-utils too. If you need any help, don’t hesitate to contact me. I’m very glad to answer them.