How to Uninstall and Install spamc Ubuntu 22.04

Updated: September 10, 2022

spamc is the client to communicate with spamd, the daemonized form of SpamAssassin (see the spamassassin package). It is written in C for maximum speed and minimum loading overhead. In this tutorial, I will show you how to install spamc on Ubuntu 22.04.

Requirements to install

  • OS: Ubuntu 22.04 or older Ubuntu versions
  • Privileges: Check that you can run sudo commands.

Prerequisites to install spamc on Ubuntu 22.04

Install spamc Ubuntu 22.04

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

Install spamc 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 get spamc on your Ubuntu 22.04.

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 fetch new packages from Ubuntu. Opening the terminal and executing this Linux command:

sudo apt update

Step 2: Start installing the packages on Ubuntu 22.04. After updating the system, you can install spamc Ubuntu by executing this command in the terminal.

sudo apt -y install spamc

Install spamc 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, you can now install spamc, just following these steps:

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

sudo apt update

Step 2: Start the package installation on Ubuntu 22.04. You can now install spamc Ubuntu by executing this command in the terminal.

sudo aptitude -y install spamc

Uninstall spamc 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 spamc.

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

sudo apt remove --auto-remove spamc

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

sudo apt autoremove --purge spamc

Summary

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