How To Install bup on Ubuntu 22.04

In this tutorial we learn how to install bup on Ubuntu 22.04. bup is highly efficient file backup system based on git

Introduction

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

What is bup

bup is:

bup is a backup tool which stores the backups in a system based around the packfile format from git.

There are three ways to install bup 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 bup Using apt-get

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

sudo apt-get update

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

sudo apt-get -y install bup

Install bup Using apt

Update apt database with apt using the following command.

sudo apt update

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

sudo apt -y install bup

Install bup 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 bup using aptitude by running the following command:

sudo aptitude -y install bup

How To Uninstall bup on Ubuntu 22.04

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

sudo apt-get remove bup

Uninstall bup And Its Dependencies

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

sudo apt-get -y autoremove bup

Remove bup Configurations and Data

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

sudo apt-get -y purge bup

Remove bup configuration, data, and all of its dependencies

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

sudo apt-get -y autoremove --purge bup

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Summary

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