How to Install or Uninstall zchunk Ubuntu 22.04

Updated: October 7, 2022

zchunk is a compressed file format that splits the file into independent chunks. This allows one to only download changed chunks when downloading a new version of the file, and also makes zchunk files efficient over rsync. I will show you how to install zchunk on Ubuntu 22.04 in this tutorial.

Requirements to install

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

Prerequisites to install zchunk on Ubuntu 22.04

Install zchunk Ubuntu 22.04

zchunk 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 zchunk using APT

This is a popular method for installing Ubuntu packages since it’s simple to understand, even if you’re new to Linux. Following these instructions to get zchunk on your Ubuntu 22.04.

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. Launching the terminal and entering the following Linux command:

sudo apt -y update

Step 2: Start installing the packages on Ubuntu 22.04. You can now install zchunk Ubuntu by executing this command in the terminal.

sudo apt-get install zchunk

Install zchunk using Aptitude

You must run this command to install Aptitude if you haven’t already done so on Ubuntu.

sudo apt-get -y install aptitude

After installing, you can now install zchunk 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. Launching the terminal and entering the following Linux command:

sudo apt update

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

sudo aptitude install zchunk

Uninstall zchunk 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 zchunk.

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

sudo apt remove --auto-remove zchunk

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

sudo apt autoremove --purge zchunk

Ending

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