How to Install or Uninstall unifdef on Ubuntu 22.04

Updated: September 17, 2022

The unifdef utility selectively processes conditional cpp(1) directives. It removes from a file both the directives and any additional text that they specify should be removed, while otherwise leaving the file alone. In this guide, I will show you how to install unifdef on Ubuntu 22.04.

Requirements

  • Operating system: unifdef needs Ubuntu 22.04 to work
  • Privileges: Make sure you are able to execute sudo commands.

Prerequisites to install unifdef on Ubuntu 22.04

Install unifdef Ubuntu 22.04

unifdef 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 unifdef 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 install unifdef 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. Launching the terminal and entering the following Linux command:

sudo apt-get update

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

sudo apt install unifdef

Install unifdef using Aptitude

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

sudo apt-get install aptitude

Then, you can now install unifdef by 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 the following Linux command:

sudo apt-get -y update

Step 2: Install the package on Ubuntu 22.04. You can now install unifdef Ubuntu by executing this command in the terminal.

sudo aptitude install unifdef

Uninstall unifdef on Ubuntu 22.04

Have you ever considered how challenging it might be to uninstall an application from Ubuntu? You’re wrong, anyone can easily uninstall any program, not just a unifdef.

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

sudo apt remove --auto-remove unifdef

To uninstall unifdef and remove its data and dependencies, you can also use the following command:

sudo apt autoremove --purge unifdef

Ending

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