How to Install and Uninstall vbackup on Ubuntu 22.04

Updated: September 9, 2022

vbackup constists of a set of scripts that handle the various aspects of a backup. It can be easily extended to support other backup methods too. It can be used for full or incremental backups. It also includes a wizard for basic (quick) configuration. In this tutorial, I will show you how to install vbackup on Ubuntu 22.04.

Requirements to install

  • OS: Ubuntu 22.04 or older Ubuntu versions
  • Privileges: Verify that you can execute the sudo commands line.

Prerequisites to install vbackup on Ubuntu 22.04

Install vbackup Ubuntu 22.04

vbackup 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 that you think is easy and you can follow.

Install vbackup using APT

This is a popular method for installing any Ubuntu packages because it is simple to understand, even if you are a Linux beginner. Following these steps to install vbackup on your Ubuntu 22.04.

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

sudo apt update

Step 2: Start installing the packages on Ubuntu 22.04. You can now install vbackup Ubuntu by executing this command in the terminal.

sudo apt-get -y install vbackup

Install vbackup 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 install aptitude

After that, you can now install vbackup, just 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. Launch the terminal and enter the following Linux command:

sudo apt-get -y update

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

sudo aptitude -y install vbackup

Uninstall vbackup 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 vbackup on Ubuntu by running this command if you installed it using APT or Aptitude.

sudo apt remove --auto-remove vbackup

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

sudo apt autoremove --purge vbackup

Ending

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