How To Install postfix-tls-script on Ubuntu 22.04

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

One-liner install command

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

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

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

What is postfix-tls-script 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 postfix-tls-script 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 postfix-tls-script 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 postfix-tls-script using apt by running the following command:

sudo apt -y install postfix

Install postfix-tls-script using apt

Because postfix-tls-script 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 postfix-tls-script using apt by running the following command:

sudo apt -y install postfix

Install postfix-tls-script 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 postfix-tls-script by running the following command:

sudo aptitude -y install postfix

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

sudo apt-get --only-upgrade install postfix

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 postfix-tls-script from Ubuntu 22.04

To uninstall only the postfix-tls-script package you can execute the following command:

sudo apt-get remove postfix

Uninstall postfix-tls-script and all its dependencies

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

sudo apt-get -y autoremove postfix

Remove postfix-tls-script with all configurations and data

To remove postfix-tls-script configuration and data from your system you can run the following purge command:

sudo apt-get -y purge postfix

Remove postfix-tls-script completely (configurations, data and all of its dependencies)

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

sudo apt-get -y autoremove --purge postfix

Extra info and code examples

Postfix is Wietse Venema's mail transport agent that started life as an alternative to the widely-used Sendmail program. Postfix attempts to be fast, easy to administer, and secure, while at the same time being sendmail compatible enough to not upset existing users. Thus, the outside has a sendmail-ish flavor, but the inside is completely different.

Conclusion

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

See also:

How To Install postfix-tls-script on Ubuntu 22.04

How To Install postfix-tls-script on Ubuntu 21.04

How To Install postfix-tls-script on Debian 11

How To Install postfix-tls-script on Fedora 34

How To Install postfix-tls-script on CentOS 8

How To Install postfix-tls-script on Kali Linux

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