How to Install and Uninstall webhook on Ubuntu 22.04

Updated: September 17, 2022

Webhook is a lightweight configurable tool written in Go, that allows you to easily create HTTP endpoints (hooks) on your server, which you can use to execute configured commands. You can also pass data from the HTTP request (such as headers, payload or query variables) to your commands. webhook also allows you to specify rules which have to be satisfied in order for the hook to be triggered. In this tutorial, I will show you how to install webhook on Ubuntu 22.04.

Prerequisites

  • OS: Ubuntu 22.04 or older versions with more than 2GB RAM
  • Privileges: Ascertain that you are able to execute sudo commands.

Prerequisites to install webhook on Ubuntu 22.04

Install webhook Ubuntu 22.04

webhook is one of the popular ways on Ubuntu now so that this tutorial will show you some ways to install it. Choose the one that you think is easy and you can follow.

Install webhook 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 install webhook on your Ubuntu.

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. Opening the terminal and executing this Linux command:

sudo apt-get -y update

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

sudo apt-get -y install webhook

Install webhook using Aptitude

With Aptitude, users can view a list of available packages and manage their installation, upgrade, and removal of packages. If you didn’t install it on Ubuntu, you need to install it by executing this command.

sudo apt-get install aptitude

After installing, you can now install webhook, 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. Launching the terminal and entering the following Linux command:

sudo apt -y update

Step 2: Install the package on Ubuntu 22.04. After updating the system, you can install webhook Ubuntu by executing this command in the terminal.

sudo aptitude -y install webhook

Uninstall webhook 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 webhook.

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

sudo apt remove --auto-remove webhook

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

sudo apt autoremove --purge webhook

Conclusion

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