Ways to Uninstall and Install sysprof Ubuntu 22.04

Updated: September 17, 2022

Sysprof is a sampling CPU profiler that uses a ptrace in Linux kernel to profile the entire system, not just a single application. Sysprof handles shared libraries and applications do not need to be recompiled. In fact they don’t even have to be restarted. I will show you how to install sysprof on Ubuntu 22.04 in this tutorial.

Requirements to install

  • OS: Ubuntu 22.04 is needed for sysprof to work
  • Privileges: Check that you can run sudo commands.

Prerequisites to install sysprof on Ubuntu 22.04

Install sysprof Ubuntu 22.04

sysprof 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 sysprof 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 instructions to install sysprof on your Ubuntu 22.04.

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

sudo apt update

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

sudo apt -y install sysprof

Install sysprof 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 sysprof by 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-get update

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

sudo aptitude install sysprof

Uninstall sysprof 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 sysprof.

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

sudo apt remove --auto-remove sysprof

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

sudo apt autoremove --purge sysprof

Ending

In this tutorial, I showed you ways to install sysprof on Ubuntu 22.04 and ways to uninstall sysprof too. Please contact me if you require any assistance. I’d be delighted to respond.