How To Install utalk on Ubuntu 21.04

In this guide, we’ll discuss How To Install utalk on Ubuntu 21.04. Also, we will demonstrate how to uninstall and update utalk.

One-liner install command

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

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

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

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

Before beginning this tutorial, you will need access to a server or computer running Ubuntu 21.04. This guide was written specifically with a server running Ubuntu 21.04 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 utalk on Ubuntu 21.04. 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 utalk 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 utalk using apt by running the following command:

sudo apt -y install utalk

Install utalk using apt

Because utalk is available in Ubuntu 21.04’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 utalk using apt by running the following command:

sudo apt -y install utalk

Install utalk 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 21.04. Update apt database with aptitude using the following command.

sudo aptitude update

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

sudo aptitude -y install utalk

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

sudo apt-get --only-upgrade install utalk

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 utalk from Ubuntu 21.04

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

sudo apt-get remove utalk

Uninstall utalk and all its dependencies

To uninstall utalk and its dependencies that are no longer needed by Ubuntu 21.04, you can use the command below:

sudo apt-get -y autoremove utalk

Remove utalk with all configurations and data

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

sudo apt-get -y purge utalk

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

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

sudo apt-get -y autoremove --purge utalk

Extra info and code examples

utalk uses a protocol, based on UDP, which ensures a quick response even over links with high packet loss, allows editing of previously typed text, including scrollback, deletion and overstrike, and provides some additional features. It is not compatible with BSD talk program.

  • Maintainer: Radovan Garabík
  • Sources url: unknown
  • Section/Category: unknown

Conclusion

You now have a full guide on how to install utalk using apt, apt-get and aptitude tools. Also, we showed how to update as a single package and different ways to uninstall the utalk from Ubuntu 21.04.

See also:

How To Install utalk on Kali Linux

How To Install utalk on Debian 11

How To Install utalk on Fedora 34

How To Install utalk on CentOS 8

How To Install utalk on Ubuntu 22.04

How To Install utalk on Ubuntu 21.04

A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z