How to Uninstall or Install speechd-el on Ubuntu 22.04

Updated: August 29, 2022

speechd-el is an Emacs client and an Elisp library to Speech Dispatcher. It provides a complex speech interface to Emacs, focused especially on (but not limited to) the blind and visually impaired users. It allows the user to work with Emacs without looking on the screen, using the speech output produced by the synthesizers supported in Speech Dispatcher. In this guide, I will show you how to install speechd-el on Ubuntu 22.04.

Prerequisites

  • OS: Ubuntu 22.04 or older Ubuntu versions
  • Privileges: Verify that you can execute the sudo commands line.

Prerequisites to install speechd-el on Ubuntu 22.04

Install speechd-el Ubuntu 22.04

speechd-el 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 that you think is easy and you can follow.

Install speechd-el using APT

This is a popular method for installing any Ubuntu packages because it’s easy to follow, even if you are a newbie in Linux. Following these steps to get speechd-el on your Ubuntu 22.04.

Step 1: You must update the APT package repository cache before attempting 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-get -y update

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

sudo apt -y install speechd-el

Install speechd-el using Aptitude

With Aptitude, users can view a list of available packages and manage their installation, upgrade, and removal of packages. If you didn’t install it on Ubuntu, you need to install it by executing this command.

sudo apt-get -y install aptitude

Then, you can now install speechd-el, just following these steps:

Step 1: You must update the APT package repository cache before attempting to install, update, or remove any packages. Obtain new packages from Ubuntu by updating the APT database. Opening the terminal and executing this Linux command:

sudo apt-get update

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

sudo aptitude install speechd-el

Uninstall speechd-el 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 speechd-el.

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

sudo apt remove --auto-remove speechd-el

If you want to uninstall speechd-el and remove its data and dependencies, you can also run the following command:

sudo apt autoremove --purge speechd-el

Summary

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