How To Install charliecloud-tests on Ubuntu 22.04

In this tutorial we learn how to install charliecloud-tests on Ubuntu 22.04. charliecloud-tests is user-defined software stacks (UDSS) for HPC centers (test suite)

Introduction

In this tutorial we learn how to install charliecloud-tests on Ubuntu 22.04.

What is charliecloud-tests

charliecloud-tests is:

Charliecloud provides user-defined software stacks (UDSS) (aka containers) for high-performance computing (HPC) centers. This “bring your own software stack” functionality addresses needs such as: software dependencies that are numerous, complex, unusual, differently configured, or simply newer/older than what the center provides; build-time requirements unavailable within the center, such as relatively unfettered internet access; validated software stacks and configuration to meet the standards of a particular field of inquiry; portability of environments between resources, including workstations and other test and development system not managed by the center; consistent environments, even archivally so, that can be easily, reliabily, and verifiably reproduced in the future; and/or usability and comprehensibility.

This package provides a test suite for Charliecloud.

There are three ways to install charliecloud-tests 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 charliecloud-tests Using apt-get

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

sudo apt-get update

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

sudo apt-get -y install charliecloud-tests

Install charliecloud-tests Using apt

Update apt database with apt using the following command.

sudo apt update

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

sudo apt -y install charliecloud-tests

Install charliecloud-tests 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 charliecloud-tests using aptitude by running the following command:

sudo aptitude -y install charliecloud-tests

How To Uninstall charliecloud-tests on Ubuntu 22.04

To uninstall only the charliecloud-tests package we can use the following command:

sudo apt-get remove charliecloud-tests

Uninstall charliecloud-tests And Its Dependencies

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

sudo apt-get -y autoremove charliecloud-tests

Remove charliecloud-tests Configurations and Data

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

sudo apt-get -y purge charliecloud-tests

Remove charliecloud-tests configuration, data, and all of its dependencies

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

sudo apt-get -y autoremove --purge charliecloud-tests

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Summary

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