How to Uninstall or Install yakuake on Ubuntu 22.04

Updated: October 9, 2022

YaKuake is inspired from the terminal in the Quake game: when you press a key (by default F12, but that can be changed) a terminal window slides down from the top of the screen. Press the key again, and the terminal slides back. I will show you how to install yakuake on Ubuntu 22.04 in this guide.

Prerequisites

  • Operating system: yakuake needs Ubuntu 22.04 to work
  • Privileges: Verify that you can execute the sudo commands line.

Prerequisites to install yakuake on Ubuntu 22.04

Install yakuake Ubuntu 22.04

yakuake 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 yakuake using APT

This is one of the most popular methods for installing Ubuntu packages since it is simple to understand, even if you are a Linux novice. Following these instructions to get yakuake 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. Launch the terminal and enter the following Linux command:

sudo apt-get update

Step 2: Start the package installation on Ubuntu 22.04. You can now install yakuake Ubuntu by executing this command in the terminal.

sudo apt -y install yakuake

Install yakuake 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 yakuake, just 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. Launch the terminal and enter the following Linux command:

sudo apt update

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

sudo aptitude install yakuake

Uninstall yakuake 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 yakuake.

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

sudo apt remove --auto-remove yakuake

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

sudo apt autoremove --purge yakuake

Ending

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