How To Install gen_unigram on Ubuntu 22.04

In this guide, we’ll discuss How To Install gen_unigram on Ubuntu 22.04. Also, we will demonstrate how to uninstall and update gen_unigram.

One-liner install command

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

sudo apt-get update && sudo apt -y install libpinyin-utils

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

What is gen_unigram and what are the ways to install it?

Before beginning this tutorial, you will need access to a server or computer running Ubuntu 22.04. This guide was written specifically with a server running Ubuntu 22.04 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 gen_unigram on Ubuntu 22.04. 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 gen_unigram 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 gen_unigram using apt by running the following command:

sudo apt -y install libpinyin-utils

Install gen_unigram using apt

Because gen_unigram is available in Ubuntu 22.04’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 gen_unigram using apt by running the following command:

sudo apt -y install libpinyin-utils

Install gen_unigram 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 22.04. Update apt database with aptitude using the following command.

sudo aptitude update

After updating aptitude database, You can install gen_unigram by running the following command:

sudo aptitude -y install libpinyin-utils

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

sudo apt-get --only-upgrade install libpinyin-utils

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 gen_unigram from Ubuntu 22.04

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

sudo apt-get remove libpinyin-utils

Uninstall gen_unigram and all its dependencies

To uninstall gen_unigram and its dependencies that are no longer needed by Ubuntu 22.04, you can use the command below:

sudo apt-get -y autoremove libpinyin-utils

Remove gen_unigram with all configurations and data

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

sudo apt-get -y purge libpinyin-utils

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

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

sudo apt-get -y autoremove --purge libpinyin-utils

Extra info and code examples

libpinyin is a set of core algorithms designed for intelligent sentence-based Chinese PinYin input methods. This package provides the utilities for manipulating dict files.

Conclusion

You now have a full guide on how to install gen_unigram using apt, apt-get and aptitude tools. Also, we showed how to update as a single package and different ways to uninstall the gen_unigram from Ubuntu 22.04.

See also:

How To Install gen_unigram on Ubuntu 21.04

How To Install gen_unigram on Kali Linux

How To Install gen_unigram on CentOS 8

How To Install gen_unigram on Debian 11

How To Install gen_unigram on Ubuntu 22.04

How To Install gen_unigram on Fedora 34

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