How to Uninstall and Install yubiserver on Ubuntu 22.04

Updated: September 9, 2022

Simple and lightweight Yubikey OTP and HOTP/OATH validation server to be used with Yubico’s Yubikey USB tokens including a powerful administration tool, yubiserver-admin, with which you can manage yubiserver’s database by adding,deleting,activating and deactivating users that validate with OTP or HOTP/OATH tokens. In this tutorial, I will show you how to install yubiserver on Ubuntu 22.04.

Requirements to install

  • Operating system: Ubuntu 22.04 is needed for yubiserver to work
  • Privileges: Verify that you can execute the sudo commands line.

Prerequisites to install yubiserver on Ubuntu 22.04

Install yubiserver Ubuntu 22.04

yubiserver 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 yubiserver using APT

This is one of the most popular methods for installing Ubuntu packages because it’s easy to follow, even if you are a newbie in Linux. Following these steps to install yubiserver on your Ubuntu.

Step 1: 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: Install the package on Ubuntu 22.04. After updating the system, you can install yubiserver Ubuntu by pasting this command into the terminal and executing it.

sudo apt-get -y install yubiserver

Install yubiserver using Aptitude

Aptitude allows users to view a list of available packages and manage package installation, upgrade, and removal. If you haven’t already done so, run this command to install it.

sudo apt-get install aptitude

After that, you can now install yubiserver by following these steps:

Step 1: Update the APT database to fetch new packages from Ubuntu. Opening the terminal and executing the following Linux command:

sudo apt-get update

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

sudo aptitude -y install yubiserver

Uninstall yubiserver 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 yubiserver.

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

sudo apt remove --auto-remove yubiserver

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

sudo apt autoremove --purge yubiserver

Conclusion

In this tutorial, I showed you ways to install yubiserver on Ubuntu 22.04 and ways to uninstall yubiserver too. Please contact me if you require any assistance. I’d be delighted to respond.