How To Install atmtcp on Ubuntu 21.04

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

One-liner install command

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

sudo apt-get update && sudo apt -y install atm-tools

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

What is atmtcp 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 atmtcp 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 atmtcp 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 atmtcp using apt by running the following command:

sudo apt -y install atm-tools

Install atmtcp using apt

Because atmtcp 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 atmtcp using apt by running the following command:

sudo apt -y install atm-tools

Install atmtcp 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 atmtcp by running the following command:

sudo aptitude -y install atm-tools

How to upgrade (update) a single package atmtcp 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 atmtcp, e.g. single package, you should use the following format with the apt-get command/apt command:

sudo apt-get --only-upgrade install atm-tools

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 atmtcp from Ubuntu 21.04

To uninstall only the atmtcp package you can execute the following command:

sudo apt-get remove atm-tools

Uninstall atmtcp and all its dependencies

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

sudo apt-get -y autoremove atm-tools

Remove atmtcp with all configurations and data

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

sudo apt-get -y purge atm-tools

Remove atmtcp completely (configurations, data and all of its dependencies)

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

sudo apt-get -y autoremove --purge atm-tools

Extra info and code examples

This package provides all the basic programs needed for setting up, monitoring and tuning ATM networks. Such as: * atmsigd, an ATM signal daemon that implements the ATM UNI protocol. * atmtcp, a tool to setup ATM over TCP connections. * atmarpd, an implementation of the ATMARP protocol (RFC1577, RFC1755) * zeppelin, an ATM LAN Emulation client daemon * les and bus, ATM LAN Emulation service daemons Notice that upstream still flags these tools as experimental software and says that there is still a number of known bugs and issues. The software is, however, in productive use at a number of sites and is working reliably.

Conclusion

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

See also:

How To Install atmtcp on CentOS 8

How To Install atmtcp on Ubuntu 22.04

How To Install atmtcp on Ubuntu 21.04

How To Install atmtcp on Kali Linux

How To Install atmtcp on Debian 11

How To Install atmtcp on Fedora 34

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