How to Uninstall or Install wmcpuload on Ubuntu 22.04

Updated: October 10, 2022

WMCPULoad is a dockapp for X window managers such as WindowMaker, AfterStep, BlackBox and Enlightenment. It displays the current CPU usage as percentage value and chart with an LCD-like look. Its appearance can be configured from the commandline and it has a backlight mode which can be triggered manually or by an adjustable alarm percentage. I will show you how to install wmcpuload on Ubuntu 22.04 in this guide.


  • Operating system: wmcpuload needs Ubuntu 22.04 to work
  • Privileges: Ensure that you are able to execute the sudo commands line.

Prerequisites to install wmcpuload on Ubuntu 22.04

Install wmcpuload Ubuntu 22.04

wmcpuload 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 wmcpuload using APT

This is one of the popular ways to install any Ubuntu packages because it’s easy to follow, even if you are a newbie in Linux. Following these steps to install wmcpuload on your Ubuntu.

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

sudo apt -y update

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

sudo apt -y install wmcpuload

Install wmcpuload 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

Then, you can now install wmcpuload, just following these steps:

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

sudo apt-get -y update

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

sudo aptitude install wmcpuload

Uninstall wmcpuload 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 wmcpuload.

This command can be used to uninstall wmcpuload from Ubuntu 22.04 if it was installed using APT or Aptitude.

sudo apt remove --auto-remove wmcpuload

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

sudo apt autoremove --purge wmcpuload


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