Ways to Uninstall and Install socket Ubuntu 22.04

Updated: September 22, 2022

The socket program is a simple tool for socket based connections. It can be used to create simple daemons (in both standalone and inetd mode), to connect to other daemons or to redirect ports. In this tutorial, I will show you how to install socket on Ubuntu 22.04.

Requirements

  • Operating system: Ubuntu 22.04 is needed for socket to work
  • Privileges: Make sure you are able to execute sudo commands.

Prerequisites to install socket on Ubuntu 22.04

Install socket Ubuntu 22.04

socket 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 socket using APT

This is a popular method for installing any Ubuntu packages because it is simple to understand, even if you are a Linux beginner. Following these steps to install socket on your Ubuntu.

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 -y update

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

sudo apt-get install socket

Install socket using Aptitude

Users can manage their installation, upgrade, and removal of packages with Aptitude and view a list of the packages that are currently available. You must run this command to install it if you haven’t already done so on Ubuntu.

sudo apt-get install aptitude

After installing aptitude, you can now install socket 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 -y update

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

sudo aptitude -y install socket

Uninstall socket on Ubuntu 22.04

Have you ever thought that uninstalling an application from Ubuntu is difficult? You are mistaken; Anyone can easily uninstall any program, not just socket.

This command can be used to uninstall socket from Ubuntu 22.04 if it was installed using APT or Aptitude.

sudo apt remove --auto-remove socket

You can also execute this command if you want to uninstall socket and remove its data and dependencies:

sudo apt autoremove --purge socket

Ending

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