How to Install or Uninstall vim-migemo on Ubuntu 22.04

Updated: October 26, 2022

Migemo is a tool that supports Japanese incremental search with Romaji. Originally migemo is written in Ruby. C/Migemo provides search tool and library written in C. In this guide, I will show you how to install vim-migemo on Ubuntu 22.04.

Software Requirement

  • Operating system: Ubuntu 22.04 or older versions with more than 2GB RAM
  • Privileges: Make sure you are able to execute sudo commands.

Prerequisites to install vim-migemo on Ubuntu 22.04

Install vim-migemo Ubuntu 22.04

vim-migemo 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 vim-migemo 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 steps to get vim-migemo on your Ubuntu 22.04.

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

sudo apt-get update

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

sudo apt-get install vim-migemo

Install vim-migemo 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 vim-migemo 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. Launching the terminal and entering the following Linux command:

sudo apt update

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

sudo aptitude install vim-migemo

Uninstall vim-migemo 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 vim-migemo.

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

sudo apt remove --auto-remove vim-migemo

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

sudo apt autoremove --purge vim-migemo


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