How To Install uim-sh on Ubuntu 22.04

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

One-liner install command

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

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

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

What is uim-sh 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 uim-sh 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 uim-sh 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 uim-sh using apt by running the following command:

sudo apt -y install uim

Install uim-sh using apt

Because uim-sh 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 uim-sh using apt by running the following command:

sudo apt -y install uim

Install uim-sh 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 uim-sh by running the following command:

sudo aptitude -y install uim

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

sudo apt-get --only-upgrade install uim

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 uim-sh from Ubuntu 22.04

To uninstall only the uim-sh package you can execute the following command:

sudo apt-get remove uim

Uninstall uim-sh and all its dependencies

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

sudo apt-get -y autoremove uim

Remove uim-sh with all configurations and data

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

sudo apt-get -y purge uim

Remove uim-sh completely (configurations, data and all of its dependencies)

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

sudo apt-get -y autoremove --purge uim

Extra info and code examples

Uim is an input method module library which supports various scripts and can act as a front end for a range of input methods, including Anthy, Canna, PRIME, or SKK (for Japanese), Pinyin (for Chinese), Byeoru (for Korean), and M17n (for many other languages). Most of its functions are implemented in Scheme, so it's very simple and flexible. This package is a dummy convenience package designed to install the basic uim infrastructure. It does not depend on any plugin packages, because uim is not limited to one input method. Packages are available for various input methods, including the following: * Japanese - uim-anthy: Anthy plugin for uim; - uim-canna: Canna plugin for uim; - uim-skk: SKK plugin for uim. * Chinese - uim-pinyin: Pinyin input support for uim. * Korean - uim-byeoru: Byeoru input support for uim. * Multilingual input method - uim-m17n: M17n plugin for uim.


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

See also:

How To Install uim-sh on CentOS 8

How To Install uim-sh on Ubuntu 22.04

How To Install uim-sh on Ubuntu 21.04

How To Install uim-sh on Kali Linux

How To Install uim-sh on Fedora 34

How To Install uim-sh on Debian 11