How to Install or Uninstall super Ubuntu 22.04

Updated: September 8, 2022

Super allows specified users to execute scripts (or other commands) as if they were root; or it can set the uid and/or gid on a per-command basis before executing the command. It is intended to be a secure alternative to making scripts setuid root. In this tutorial, I will show you how to install super on Ubuntu 22.04.

Requirements

  • Operating system: Ubuntu 22.04 is needed for super to work
  • Privileges: Ascertain that you are able to execute sudo commands.

Prerequisites to install super on Ubuntu 22.04

Install super Ubuntu 22.04

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

Install super using APT

This is one of the most popular methods for installing Ubuntu packages because it’s easy to follow, even if you are a newbie in Linux. Following these steps to install super 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 download new packages from Ubuntu. Launch the terminal and enter the following Linux command:

sudo apt update

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

sudo apt-get install super

Install super 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 install aptitude

After installing aptitude, you can now install super by following these steps:

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

sudo apt update

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

sudo aptitude install super

Uninstall super 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 super, can be easily uninstalled by anyone.

If you installed super using APT or Aptitude, you could uninstall super on Ubuntu by executing this command

sudo apt remove --auto-remove super

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

sudo apt autoremove --purge super

Conclusion

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