How To Install acpitail on Ubuntu 22.04

In this tutorial we learn how to install acpitail on Ubuntu 22.04. acpitail is Show ACPI information in a tail-like style

Introduction

In this tutorial we learn how to install acpitail on Ubuntu 22.04.

What is acpitail

acpitail is:

acpitail shows ACPI status information about battery, fan and temperature in a tail-like way. As soon as a value changes, the new value gets appended to the current output.

There are three ways to install acpitail on Ubuntu 22.04. We can use apt-get, apt and aptitude. In the following sections we will describe each method. You can choose one of them.

Install acpitail Using apt-get

Update apt database with apt-get using the following command.

sudo apt-get update

After updating apt database, We can install acpitail using apt-get by running the following command:

sudo apt-get -y install acpitail

Install acpitail Using apt

Update apt database with apt using the following command.

sudo apt update

After updating apt database, We can install acpitail using apt by running the following command:

sudo apt -y install acpitail

Install acpitail 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. Update apt database with aptitude using the following command.

sudo aptitude update

After updating apt database, We can install acpitail using aptitude by running the following command:

sudo aptitude -y install acpitail

How To Uninstall acpitail on Ubuntu 22.04

To uninstall only the acpitail package we can use the following command:

sudo apt-get remove acpitail

Uninstall acpitail And Its Dependencies

To uninstall acpitail and its dependencies that are no longer needed by Ubuntu 22.04, we can use the command below:

sudo apt-get -y autoremove acpitail

Remove acpitail Configurations and Data

To remove acpitail configuration and data from Ubuntu 22.04 we can use the following command:

sudo apt-get -y purge acpitail

Remove acpitail configuration, data, and all of its dependencies

We can use the following command to remove acpitail configurations, data and all of its dependencies, we can use the following command:

sudo apt-get -y autoremove --purge acpitail

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Summary

In this tutorial we learn how to install acpitail package on Ubuntu 22.04 using different package management tools: apt, apt-get and aptitude.