How to Uninstall or Install ziproxy on Ubuntu 22.04

Updated: September 23, 2022

Ziproxy is a forwarding, non-caching and compressing HTTP proxy server. Basically it squeezes images by converting them to lower quality JPEGs and compresses (gzip) HTML and other text-like data. It also provides other features such as: HTML/JS/CSS optimization, preemptive hostname resolution, transparent proxying, IP ToS marking (QoS), Ad-Blocker, detailed logging and more. In this tutorial, I will show you ways to install ziproxy Ubuntu 22.04.

Software Requirement

  • Operating system: Ubuntu 22.04 or older versions with more than 2GB RAM
  • Privileges: Check that you can run sudo commands.

Prerequisites to install ziproxy on Ubuntu 22.04

Install ziproxy Ubuntu 22.04

ziproxy 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 ziproxy using APT

This is a popular method for installing any Ubuntu packages because it is simple to understand, even if you are a Linux beginner. Following these instructions to install ziproxy 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-get update

Step 2: Install the package on Ubuntu 22.04. After updating, you can install ziproxy Ubuntu by pasting this command into the terminal and executing it.

sudo apt-get install ziproxy

Install ziproxy 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-get -y install aptitude

After that, you can now install ziproxy by 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. Opening the terminal and executing this Linux command:

sudo apt -y update

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

sudo aptitude install ziproxy

Uninstall ziproxy on Ubuntu 22.04

Have you ever thought about how difficult it is to uninstall an application from Ubuntu? You are mistaken; anyone can easily uninstall any program, not just a package.

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

sudo apt remove --auto-remove ziproxy

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

sudo apt autoremove --purge ziproxy

Conclusion

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