How to Uninstall and Install urlwatch on Ubuntu 22.04

Updated: October 8, 2022

urlwatch is intended to help you watch changes in webpages and get notified (via e-mail, in your terminal or through various third party services) of any changes. The change notification will include the URL that has changed and a unified diff of what has changed. In this tutorial, I will show you how to install urlwatch on Ubuntu 22.04.

Prerequisites

  • OS: Ubuntu 22.04 is needed for urlwatch to work
  • Privileges: Verify that you can execute the sudo commands line.

Prerequisites to install urlwatch on Ubuntu 22.04

Install urlwatch Ubuntu 22.04

urlwatch 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 urlwatch using APT

This is a popular method for installing any Ubuntu packages because it’s easy to follow, even if you are a newbie in Linux. Following these steps to get urlwatch on your Ubuntu.

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. Launch the terminal and enter the following Linux command:

sudo apt update

Step 2: Start the package installation on Ubuntu 22.04. After updating, you can install urlwatch Ubuntu by executing this command in the terminal.

sudo apt-get install urlwatch

Install urlwatch using Aptitude

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

sudo apt-get install aptitude

After that, you can now install urlwatch 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 the following Linux command:

sudo apt update

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

sudo aptitude -y install urlwatch

Uninstall urlwatch 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 urlwatch.

If you installed urlwatch using APT or Aptitude, you could uninstall urlwatch on Ubuntu by following this step:

sudo apt remove --auto-remove urlwatch

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

sudo apt autoremove --purge urlwatch

Ending

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