How To Install bonnie++ on Ubuntu 22.04

In this tutorial we learn how to install bonnie++ on Ubuntu 22.04. bonnie++ is Hard drive benchmark suite

Introduction

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

What is bonnie++

bonnie++ is:

Based on the old Bonnie benchmark, Bonnie++ is a toolkit for testing hard drive and file system performance.

As well as bonnie++ itself and some output filters, the suite provides some other benchmarking tools including zcav, which can compare the raw-read performance of different zones on a drive, and gives output suitable for gnuplot.

There are three ways to install bonnie++ 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 bonnie++ Using apt-get

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

sudo apt-get update

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

sudo apt-get -y install bonnie++

Install bonnie++ Using apt

Update apt database with apt using the following command.

sudo apt update

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

sudo apt -y install bonnie++

Install bonnie++ 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 bonnie++ using aptitude by running the following command:

sudo aptitude -y install bonnie++

How To Uninstall bonnie++ on Ubuntu 22.04

To uninstall only the bonnie++ package we can use the following command:

sudo apt-get remove bonnie++

Uninstall bonnie++ And Its Dependencies

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

sudo apt-get -y autoremove bonnie++

Remove bonnie++ Configurations and Data

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

sudo apt-get -y purge bonnie++

Remove bonnie++ configuration, data, and all of its dependencies

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

sudo apt-get -y autoremove --purge bonnie++

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Summary

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