How To Install gnunet-identity on Ubuntu 22.04

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

One-liner install command

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

sudo apt-get update && sudo apt -y install gnunet

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

What is gnunet-identity 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 gnunet-identity 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 gnunet-identity 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 gnunet-identity using apt by running the following command:

sudo apt -y install gnunet

Install gnunet-identity using apt

Because gnunet-identity 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 gnunet-identity using apt by running the following command:

sudo apt -y install gnunet

Install gnunet-identity 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 gnunet-identity by running the following command:

sudo aptitude -y install gnunet

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

sudo apt-get --only-upgrade install gnunet

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 gnunet-identity from Ubuntu 22.04

To uninstall only the gnunet-identity package you can execute the following command:

sudo apt-get remove gnunet

Uninstall gnunet-identity and all its dependencies

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

sudo apt-get -y autoremove gnunet

Remove gnunet-identity with all configurations and data

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

sudo apt-get -y purge gnunet

Remove gnunet-identity completely (configurations, data and all of its dependencies)

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

sudo apt-get -y autoremove --purge gnunet

Extra info and code examples

GNUnet is a framework for secure peer-to-peer networking that does not use any centralized or otherwise trusted services. Its high-level goal is to provide a strong free software foundation for a global network that provides security and in particular respects privacy. GNUnet started with an idea for anonymous censorship-resistant file-sharing, but has grown to incorporate other applications as well as many generic building blocks for secure networking applications. In particular, GNUnet now includes the GNU Name System, a privacy-preserving, decentralized public key infrastructure.

Conclusion

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

See also:

How To Install gnunet-identity on CentOS 8

How To Install gnunet-identity on Ubuntu 22.04

How To Install gnunet-identity on Debian 11

How To Install gnunet-identity on Ubuntu 21.04

How To Install gnunet-identity on Kali Linux

How To Install gnunet-identity on Fedora 34

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