How To Install python2-rst-lint on Ubuntu 22.04

In this guide, we’ll discuss How To Install python2-rst-lint on Ubuntu 22.04. Also, we will demonstrate how to uninstall and update python2-rst-lint.

One-liner install command

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

sudo apt-get update && sudo apt -y install python-restructuredtext-lint

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

What is python2-rst-lint 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 python2-rst-lint 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 python2-rst-lint 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 python2-rst-lint using apt by running the following command:

sudo apt -y install python-restructuredtext-lint

Install python2-rst-lint using apt

Because python2-rst-lint 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 python2-rst-lint using apt by running the following command:

sudo apt -y install python-restructuredtext-lint

Install python2-rst-lint 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 python2-rst-lint by running the following command:

sudo aptitude -y install python-restructuredtext-lint

How to upgrade (update) a single package python2-rst-lint 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 python2-rst-lint, e.g. single package, you should use the following format with the apt-get command/apt command:

sudo apt-get --only-upgrade install python-restructuredtext-lint

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 python2-rst-lint from Ubuntu 22.04

To uninstall only the python2-rst-lint package you can execute the following command:

sudo apt-get remove python-restructuredtext-lint

Uninstall python2-rst-lint and all its dependencies

To uninstall python2-rst-lint and its dependencies that are no longer needed by Ubuntu 22.04, you can use the command below:

sudo apt-get -y autoremove python-restructuredtext-lint

Remove python2-rst-lint with all configurations and data

To remove python2-rst-lint configuration and data from your system you can run the following purge command:

sudo apt-get -y purge python-restructuredtext-lint

Remove python2-rst-lint completely (configurations, data and all of its dependencies)

And lastly, you can run the next command to remove absolutely everything related to python2-rst-lint package, e.g.: configurations, data and all of its dependencies. Just use this command:

sudo apt-get -y autoremove --purge python-restructuredtext-lint

Extra info and code examples

This was created out of frustration with PyPI; it sucks finding out your reST is invalid after uploading it. It is being developed in junction with a Sublime Text linter. This package contains the Python 2.7 module.

Conclusion

You now have a full guide on how to install python2-rst-lint using apt, apt-get and aptitude tools. Also, we showed how to update as a single package and different ways to uninstall the python2-rst-lint from Ubuntu 22.04.

See also:

How To Install python2-rst-lint on Fedora 34

How To Install python2-rst-lint on CentOS 8

How To Install python2-rst-lint on Ubuntu 22.04

How To Install python2-rst-lint on Ubuntu 21.04

How To Install python2-rst-lint on Kali Linux

How To Install python2-rst-lint on Debian 11

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