How to Uninstall and Install trim-galore Ubuntu 22.04

Updated: October 25, 2022

Trim Galore! is a wrapper script to automate quality and adapter trimming as well as quality control, with some added functionality to remove biased methylation positions for RRBS sequence files (for directional, non-directional (or paired-end) sequencing). It’s main features are: In this tutorial, I will show you how to install trim-galore on Ubuntu 22.04.

Prerequisites

  • Operating system: Ubuntu 22.04 or older Ubuntu versions
  • Privileges: Ascertain that you are able to execute sudo commands.

Prerequisites to install trim-galore on Ubuntu 22.04

Install trim-galore Ubuntu 22.04

trim-galore 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 you believe is simple and easy to follow.

Install trim-galore using APT

This is one of the popular ways to install any Ubuntu packages because it is simple to understand, even if you are a Linux novice. Following these instructions to get trim-galore 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. Launching the terminal and entering the following Linux command:

sudo apt-get update

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

sudo apt-get -y install trim-galore

Install trim-galore using Aptitude

Aptitude allows users to view a list of available packages and manage package installation, upgrade, and removal. If you haven’t already installed it on Ubuntu, run this command to do so.

sudo apt-get install aptitude

After installing, you can now install trim-galore by following these steps:

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

sudo apt-get update

Step 2: Start the package installation on Ubuntu 22.04. After updating, you can install trim-galore Ubuntu by pasting this command into the terminal and executing it.

sudo aptitude -y install trim-galore

Uninstall trim-galore on Ubuntu 22.04

Have you ever considered how difficult it is to uninstall an application from Ubuntu? You are mistaken; anyone, not just package administrators, can easily uninstall any program.

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

sudo apt remove --auto-remove trim-galore

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

sudo apt autoremove --purge trim-galore

Summary

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