How To Install cryptsetup-run on Ubuntu 22.04

In this tutorial we learn how to install cryptsetup-run on Ubuntu 22.04. cryptsetup-run is transitional dummy package for cryptsetup

Introduction

In this tutorial we learn how to install cryptsetup-run on Ubuntu 22.04.

What is cryptsetup-run

cryptsetup-run is:

This is a transitional dummy package to get upgrading systems to install the cryptsetup package. It can safely be removed once no other package depends on it.

There are three ways to install cryptsetup-run 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 cryptsetup-run Using apt-get

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

sudo apt-get update

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

sudo apt-get -y install cryptsetup-run

Install cryptsetup-run Using apt

Update apt database with apt using the following command.

sudo apt update

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

sudo apt -y install cryptsetup-run

Install cryptsetup-run 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 cryptsetup-run using aptitude by running the following command:

sudo aptitude -y install cryptsetup-run

How To Uninstall cryptsetup-run on Ubuntu 22.04

To uninstall only the cryptsetup-run package we can use the following command:

sudo apt-get remove cryptsetup-run

Uninstall cryptsetup-run And Its Dependencies

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

sudo apt-get -y autoremove cryptsetup-run

Remove cryptsetup-run Configurations and Data

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

sudo apt-get -y purge cryptsetup-run

Remove cryptsetup-run configuration, data, and all of its dependencies

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

sudo apt-get -y autoremove --purge cryptsetup-run

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Summary

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