How to Install and Uninstall zkg on Ubuntu 22.04

Updated: September 23, 2022

The Zeek Package Manager makes it easy for Zeek users to install and manage third party scripts as well as plugins for Zeek and ZeekControl. In this guide, I will show you how to install zkg on Ubuntu 22.04.

Prerequisites

  • OS: Ubuntu 22.04 or older Ubuntu versions
  • Privileges: Ascertain that you are able to execute sudo commands.

Prerequisites to install zkg on Ubuntu 22.04

Install zkg Ubuntu 22.04

zkg 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 zkg 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 zkg on your Ubuntu.

Step 1: The APT package repository cache needs to be updated before you try to install, update, or remove any packages. Obtain new packages from Ubuntu by updating the APT database. Launch the terminal and enter the following Linux command:

sudo apt-get -y update

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

sudo apt-get -y install zkg

Install zkg 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 -y install aptitude

Then, you can now install zkg 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. Obtain new packages from Ubuntu by updating the APT database. Opening the terminal and executing this Linux command:

sudo apt -y update

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

sudo aptitude install zkg

Uninstall zkg 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.

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

sudo apt remove --auto-remove zkg

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

sudo apt autoremove --purge zkg

Ending

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