How To Install apache2-doc on Ubuntu 22.04

In this tutorial we learn how to install apache2-doc on Ubuntu 22.04. apache2-doc is Apache HTTP Server (on-site documentation)

Introduction

In this tutorial we learn how to install apache2-doc on Ubuntu 22.04.

What is apache2-doc

apache2-doc is:

The Apache HTTP Server Project’s goal is to build a secure, efficient and extensible HTTP server as standards-compliant open source software. The result has long been the number one web server on the Internet.

This package provides the documentation for the Apache 2 HTTP server. The documentation is shipped in HTML format and can be accessed from a local running Apache HTTP server instance or by browsing the file system directly.

There are three ways to install apache2-doc 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 apache2-doc Using apt-get

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

sudo apt-get update

After updating apt database, We can install apache2-doc using apt-get by running the following command:

sudo apt-get -y install apache2-doc

Install apache2-doc Using apt

Update apt database with apt using the following command.

sudo apt update

After updating apt database, We can install apache2-doc using apt by running the following command:

sudo apt -y install apache2-doc

Install apache2-doc 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 apache2-doc using aptitude by running the following command:

sudo aptitude -y install apache2-doc

How To Uninstall apache2-doc on Ubuntu 22.04

To uninstall only the apache2-doc package we can use the following command:

sudo apt-get remove apache2-doc

Uninstall apache2-doc And Its Dependencies

To uninstall apache2-doc and its dependencies that are no longer needed by Ubuntu 22.04, we can use the command below:

sudo apt-get -y autoremove apache2-doc

Remove apache2-doc Configurations and Data

To remove apache2-doc configuration and data from Ubuntu 22.04 we can use the following command:

sudo apt-get -y purge apache2-doc

Remove apache2-doc configuration, data, and all of its dependencies

We can use the following command to remove apache2-doc configurations, data and all of its dependencies, we can use the following command:

sudo apt-get -y autoremove --purge apache2-doc

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Summary

In this tutorial we learn how to install apache2-doc package on Ubuntu 22.04 using different package management tools: apt, apt-get and aptitude.