How To Install aspell-autobuildhash on Ubuntu 21.04

In this guide, we’ll discuss How To Install aspell-autobuildhash on Ubuntu 21.04. Also, we will demonstrate how to uninstall and update aspell-autobuildhash.

One-liner install command

For those in a hurry, here's a one-line installation command:

sudo apt-get update && sudo apt -y install dictionaries-common

But if you are interested in the detailed steps with descriptions, the following information is for you.

What is aspell-autobuildhash and what are the ways to install it?

Before beginning this tutorial, you will need access to a server or computer running Ubuntu 21.04. This guide was written specifically with a server running Ubuntu 21.04 in mind, although it should also work on older, supported versions of the operating system.

Also, make sure you are running a regular, non-root user with sudo privileges configured on your server. When you have an account available, log in as your non-root user to begin.

There are several ways to install aspell-autobuildhash on Ubuntu 21.04. You can use (links are clickable):

In the following sections, we will describe each method in detail. You can choose one of them or refer to the recommended one.

Install aspell-autobuildhash using apt-get

First, update apt database with apt-get using the following command.

sudo apt-get update

After updating apt-get database, You can install aspell-autobuildhash using apt by running the following command:

sudo apt -y install dictionaries-common

Install aspell-autobuildhash using apt

Because aspell-autobuildhash is available in Ubuntu 21.04’s default repositories, it is possible to install it from these repositories using the apt packaging system.

To begin, update apt database with apt using the following command.

sudo apt update

After updating apt database, You can install aspell-autobuildhash using apt by running the following command:

sudo apt -y install dictionaries-common

Install aspell-autobuildhash using aptitude

If you want to follow this method, you might need to install aptitude first since aptitude is usually not installed by default on Ubuntu 21.04. Update apt database with aptitude using the following command.

sudo aptitude update

After updating aptitude database, You can install aspell-autobuildhash by running the following command:

sudo aptitude -y install dictionaries-common

How to upgrade (update) a single package aspell-autobuildhash using apt-get?

First, you will need to update packages index. Run update command as usual:

sudo apt-get update

Next, to upgrade only the aspell-autobuildhash, e.g. single package, you should use the following format with the apt-get command/apt command:

sudo apt-get --only-upgrade install dictionaries-common

Note that this command will not install any new packages! If you wish to install the package if it doesn't exist you may leave out --only-upgrade part.

How To Uninstall aspell-autobuildhash from Ubuntu 21.04

To uninstall only the aspell-autobuildhash package you can execute the following command:

sudo apt-get remove dictionaries-common

Uninstall aspell-autobuildhash and all its dependencies

To uninstall aspell-autobuildhash and its dependencies that are no longer needed by Ubuntu 21.04, you can use the command below:

sudo apt-get -y autoremove dictionaries-common

Remove aspell-autobuildhash with all configurations and data

To remove aspell-autobuildhash configuration and data from your system you can run the following purge command:

sudo apt-get -y purge dictionaries-common

Remove aspell-autobuildhash completely (configurations, data and all of its dependencies)

And lastly, you can run the next command to remove absolutely everything related to aspell-autobuildhash package, e.g.: configurations, data and all of its dependencies. Just use this command:

sudo apt-get -y autoremove --purge dictionaries-common

Extra info and code examples

This package provides utilities shared between all wordlists and spelling dictionaries for Ispell, Aspell, or MySpell/Hunspell. It also includes support infrastructure for software using them (such as JED and Mutt), and some patched spell-checking Lisp files for better Emacs integration. More information about the availability of these dictionaries and their naming conventions is available in the README.Debian file.

Conclusion

You now have a full guide on how to install aspell-autobuildhash using apt, apt-get and aptitude tools. Also, we showed how to update as a single package and different ways to uninstall the aspell-autobuildhash from Ubuntu 21.04.

See also:

How To Install aspell-autobuildhash on Kali Linux

How To Install aspell-autobuildhash on CentOS 8

How To Install aspell-autobuildhash on Ubuntu 22.04

How To Install aspell-autobuildhash on Ubuntu 21.04

How To Install aspell-autobuildhash on Debian 11

How To Install aspell-autobuildhash on Fedora 34

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