How to Uninstall and Install squeekboard Ubuntu 22.04

Updated: October 10, 2022

Virtual keyboard supporting Wayland, built primarily for the Librem 5 phone. In this tutorial, I will show you how to install squeekboard on Ubuntu 22.04.

Software Requirement

  • Operating system: squeekboard needs Ubuntu 22.04 to work
  • Privileges: Make sure that you can run the sudo commands line.

Prerequisites to install squeekboard on Ubuntu 22.04

Install squeekboard Ubuntu 22.04

squeekboard 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 squeekboard 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 squeekboard on your Ubuntu 22.04.

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 squeekboard Ubuntu by pasting this command into the terminal and executing it.

sudo apt install squeekboard

Install squeekboard using Aptitude

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

sudo apt-get install aptitude

Then, you can now install squeekboard by following these steps:

Step 1: Update the APT database to download 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. After updating, you can install squeekboard Ubuntu by executing this command in the terminal.

sudo aptitude install squeekboard

Uninstall squeekboard 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 squeekboard.

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

sudo apt remove --auto-remove squeekboard

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

sudo apt autoremove --purge squeekboard

Ending

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