How to Uninstall or Install xscorch on Ubuntu 22.04

Updated: August 26, 2022

Xscorch is a clone of the classic DOS game, “Scorched Earth”. The basic goal is to annihilate enemy tanks using overpowered guns :). Basically, you buy weapons, you target the enemy by adjusting the angle of your turret and firing power, and you hope to destroy their tank before they destroy yours. In this guide, I will show you ways to install xscorch Ubuntu 22.04.

Prerequisites

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

Prerequisites to install xscorch on Ubuntu 22.04

Install xscorch Ubuntu 22.04

xscorch 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 xscorch using APT

This is a popular method for installing any Ubuntu packages because it’s easy to follow, even if you are a newbie in Linux. Following these steps to install xscorch 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 download new packages from Ubuntu. Opening the terminal and executing the following Linux command:

sudo apt -y update

Step 2: Start the package installation on Ubuntu 22.04. After updating the system, you can install xscorch Ubuntu by executing this command in the terminal.

sudo apt-get -y install xscorch

Install xscorch using Aptitude

If you haven’t already installed Aptitude on Ubuntu, run this command to do so.

sudo apt-get install aptitude

After installing it, you can now install xscorch, just 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 this Linux command:

sudo apt-get update

Step 2: Install the package on Ubuntu 22.04. After updating, you can install xscorch Ubuntu by executing this command in the terminal.

sudo aptitude install xscorch

Uninstall xscorch 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 xscorch, can be easily uninstalled by anyone.

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

sudo apt remove --auto-remove xscorch

You can also execute this command if you want to uninstall xscorch and remove its data and dependencies:

sudo apt autoremove --purge xscorch

Conclusion

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