Ways to Uninstall or Install sockperf on Ubuntu 22.04

Updated: September 22, 2022

sockperf is a network benchmarking utility over socket API that was designed for testing performance (latency and throughput) of high-performance systems (it is also good for testing performance of regular networking systems as well). It covers most of the socket API calls and options. In this tutorial, I will show you ways to install sockperf Ubuntu 22.04.

Prerequisites to install

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

Prerequisites to install sockperf on Ubuntu 22.04

Install sockperf Ubuntu 22.04

sockperf 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 sockperf 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 install sockperf on your Ubuntu.

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

sudo apt-get update

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

sudo apt -y install sockperf

Install sockperf using Aptitude

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

sudo apt -y install aptitude

Then, you can now install sockperf 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. Opening the terminal and executing this Linux command:

sudo apt -y update

Step 2: Install the package on Ubuntu 22.04. After updating, you can install sockperf Ubuntu by pasting this command into the terminal and executing it.

sudo aptitude -y install sockperf

Uninstall sockperf 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 sockperf, can be easily uninstalled by anyone.

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

sudo apt remove --auto-remove sockperf

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

sudo apt autoremove --purge sockperf

Conclusion

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