How to Install or Uninstall xrootconsole on Ubuntu 22.04

Updated: October 10, 2022

Xrootconsole redirects its input to a transparent (and optionally shaded) window on the root window. It supports displaying UTF-8 and ANSI-colors, e.g. those generated with “ccze -A” or “loco”. I will show you how to install xrootconsole on Ubuntu 22.04 in this guide.

Software Requirement

  • OS: Ubuntu 22.04 or older Ubuntu versions
  • Privileges: Check that you can run sudo commands.

Prerequisites to install xrootconsole on Ubuntu 22.04

Install xrootconsole Ubuntu 22.04

xrootconsole 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 xrootconsole 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 instructions to install xrootconsole on your Ubuntu.

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 fetch new packages from Ubuntu. Opening the terminal and executing the following Linux command:

sudo apt -y update

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

sudo apt -y install xrootconsole

Install xrootconsole 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 install aptitude

After that, you can now install xrootconsole 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. Opening the terminal and executing the following Linux command:

sudo apt-get update

Step 2: Install the package on Ubuntu 22.04. After updating, you can install xrootconsole Ubuntu by pasting this command into the terminal and pressing Enter.

sudo aptitude install xrootconsole

Uninstall xrootconsole on Ubuntu 22.04

Have you ever thought that uninstalling an application from Ubuntu might be challenging? You’re wrong; any program, not just a xrootconsole, can be easily uninstalled by anyone.

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

sudo apt remove --auto-remove xrootconsole

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

sudo apt autoremove --purge xrootconsole

Ending

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