How To Install gnome-shell-extension-arc-menu on Ubuntu 22.04

In this tutorial we learn how to install gnome-shell-extension-arc-menu on Ubuntu 22.04. gnome-shell-extension-arc-menu is shell extension designed to replace the standard menu found in GNOME

Introduction

In this tutorial we learn how to install gnome-shell-extension-arc-menu on Ubuntu 22.04.

What is gnome-shell-extension-arc-menu

gnome-shell-extension-arc-menu is:

Arc Menu is a GNOME shell extension designed to replace the standard menu found in GNOME 3 this application menu extension has some added benefits over the standard menu found in GNOME 3, these include the long awaited search functionality as well as quick access to files on your system and also the current logged in user along with quick access to the software centre and system settings and other features which can be accessed from the settings menu.

There are three ways to install gnome-shell-extension-arc-menu 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 gnome-shell-extension-arc-menu Using apt-get

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

sudo apt-get update

After updating apt database, We can install gnome-shell-extension-arc-menu using apt-get by running the following command:

sudo apt-get -y install gnome-shell-extension-arc-menu

Install gnome-shell-extension-arc-menu Using apt

Update apt database with apt using the following command.

sudo apt update

After updating apt database, We can install gnome-shell-extension-arc-menu using apt by running the following command:

sudo apt -y install gnome-shell-extension-arc-menu

Install gnome-shell-extension-arc-menu 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 gnome-shell-extension-arc-menu using aptitude by running the following command:

sudo aptitude -y install gnome-shell-extension-arc-menu

How To Uninstall gnome-shell-extension-arc-menu on Ubuntu 22.04

To uninstall only the gnome-shell-extension-arc-menu package we can use the following command:

sudo apt-get remove gnome-shell-extension-arc-menu

Uninstall gnome-shell-extension-arc-menu And Its Dependencies

To uninstall gnome-shell-extension-arc-menu and its dependencies that are no longer needed by Ubuntu 22.04, we can use the command below:

sudo apt-get -y autoremove gnome-shell-extension-arc-menu

Remove gnome-shell-extension-arc-menu Configurations and Data

To remove gnome-shell-extension-arc-menu configuration and data from Ubuntu 22.04 we can use the following command:

sudo apt-get -y purge gnome-shell-extension-arc-menu

Remove gnome-shell-extension-arc-menu configuration, data, and all of its dependencies

We can use the following command to remove gnome-shell-extension-arc-menu configurations, data and all of its dependencies, we can use the following command:

sudo apt-get -y autoremove --purge gnome-shell-extension-arc-menu

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Summary

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