How to Uninstall or Install xfaces Ubuntu 22.04

Updated: September 10, 2022

XFaces is a program that will display an image for each piece of mail in your mail box. This lets you know at a glance who you have mail from. XFaces starts out (when you have no mail) looking like a color xbiff. As you receive mail XFaces becomes a column of mail images. Some of XFaces features: I will show you how to install xfaces on Ubuntu 22.04 in this guide.

Prerequisites

  • Operating system: Ubuntu 22.04 or older Ubuntu versions
  • Privileges: Make sure you are able to execute sudo commands.

Prerequisites to install xfaces on Ubuntu 22.04

Install xfaces Ubuntu 22.04

xfaces 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 xfaces using APT

This is a popular method for installing Ubuntu packages because it’s easy to follow, even if you are a newbie in Linux. Following these instructions to get xfaces 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. Launching the terminal and entering the following Linux command:

sudo apt-get -y update

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

sudo apt-get -y install xfaces

Install xfaces using Aptitude

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

sudo apt-get install aptitude

After that, you can now install xfaces 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. 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 xfaces Ubuntu by executing this command in the terminal.

sudo aptitude -y install xfaces

Uninstall xfaces 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 xfaces.

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

sudo apt remove --auto-remove xfaces

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

sudo apt autoremove --purge xfaces

Ending

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