How to Uninstall or Install xcolorsel Ubuntu 22.04

Updated: October 10, 2022

xcolorsel is an X utility that displays the contents of the X color list file (/etc/X11/rgb.txt) together with tiles showing how the color looks on your screen. You can cut the color names/definitions in various formats (suitable for resource files or C source) so they can be pasted directly into source codes or resources. In this tutorial, I will show you how to install xcolorsel on Ubuntu 22.04.

Software Requirement

  • OS: Ubuntu 22.04 or older versions with more than 2GB RAM
  • Privileges: Verify that you can execute the sudo commands line.

Prerequisites to install xcolorsel on Ubuntu 22.04

Install xcolorsel Ubuntu 22.04

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

Install xcolorsel using APT

This is a popular method for installing Ubuntu packages since it’s simple to understand, even if you’re new to Linux. Following these steps to get xcolorsel on your Ubuntu 22.04.

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

sudo apt-get update

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

sudo apt -y install xcolorsel

Install xcolorsel using Aptitude

Users can manage their installation, upgrade, and removal of packages with Aptitude and view a list of the packages that are currently available. You must run this command to install it if you haven’t already done so on Ubuntu.

sudo apt-get -y install aptitude

After installing, you can now install xcolorsel by following these steps:

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. Launch the terminal and enter the following Linux command:

sudo apt update

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

sudo aptitude install xcolorsel

Uninstall xcolorsel 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 xcolorsel.

If you installed xcolorsel using APT or Aptitude, you could uninstall xcolorsel on Ubuntu by executing this command

sudo apt remove --auto-remove xcolorsel

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

sudo apt autoremove --purge xcolorsel

Ending

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