How to Install and Uninstall xarclock Ubuntu 22.04

Updated: October 10, 2022

If clocks had been invented in Argentina (southern hemisphere), they would run counter-clockwise. Down there a sundial runs the other way around! I will show you how to install xarclock on Ubuntu 22.04 in this guide.

Requirements to install

  • Operating system: xarclock needs Ubuntu 22.04 to work
  • Privileges: Ascertain that you are able to execute sudo commands.

Prerequisites to install xarclock on Ubuntu 22.04

Install xarclock Ubuntu 22.04

xarclock 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 xarclock using APT

This is one of the most popular methods for installing Ubuntu packages because it’s easy to follow, even if you are a newbie in Linux. Following these instructions to get xarclock on your Ubuntu.

Step 1: Update the APT database to fetch 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 xarclock Ubuntu by pasting this command into the terminal and pressing Enter.

sudo apt-get -y install xarclock

Install xarclock using Aptitude

If you didn’t install Aptitude on Ubuntu, you need to install it by executing this command.

sudo apt install aptitude

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

Step 1: You must update the APT package repository cache before attempting to install, update, or remove any packages. Obtain new packages from Ubuntu by updating the APT database. Launching the terminal and entering the following Linux command:

sudo apt-get -y update

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

sudo aptitude -y install xarclock

Uninstall xarclock 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.

If you installed xarclock using APT or Aptitude, you could uninstall xarclock on Ubuntu by running this command

sudo apt remove --auto-remove xarclock

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

sudo apt autoremove --purge xarclock


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