How to install julia On Ubuntu 16.04 Lts? Uninstall and remove julia Package

In this tutorial you will learn how to update and install julia On Ubuntu 16.04 Lts? Learn how to uninstall and completely remove the package julia from Ubuntu 16.04 LTS Operating System.



Quick installation of julia:

Step 1: Update system:

	sudo apt-get update

Step 2: Install: julia

Ater updaing the OS run following command to install the packae:

	sudo apt-get install julia

Package Details

Maintainer:Ubuntu Developers
Home page:
Description:high-performance programming language for technical computing
Distro:Ubuntu 16.04
Release:Xenial Xerus

How to install julia on Ubuntu 16.04?

How to install julia On Ubuntu 16.04 Lts? Uninstall and remove julia Package

First of all update your system with the command:

sudo apt-get update


Above command will download the package lists for Ubuntu 16.04 on your system. This will update the list of newest versions of packages and its dependencies on your system.

After downloading the latest package list with the help of above you can run the installation process.

If julia is not installed on your compter then the command 'dpkg -L julia' will give followin error.

deepak@deepakub16:~$ dpkg -L julia
dpkg-query: package 'julia' is not installed
Use dpkg --info (= dpkg-deb --info) to examine archive files,
and dpkg --contents (= dpkg-deb --contents) to list their contents.

Installing julia:

After system update use the following command to install julia:

sudo apt-get install julia

Above command will confirm before installing the package on your Ubuntu 16.04 Operating System. If you are not already logged in as su, installer will ask you the root password. After completion of the installation you can use the package on your system.

How to uninstall/remove julia from Ubuntu 16.04?

Now we will see the commands for uninstalling the julia from Ubuntu 16.04. For uninstalling this package you can easily use the apt command and remove the package from Linux Operating System.

To remove the julia following command is used:

sudo apt-get remove  julia

Following command is used to remove the julia package along with its dependencies:

sudo apt-get remove --auto-remove julia

This will remove julia and all its dependent packages which is no longer needed in the system.

Completely removing julia with all configuration files:

Following command should be used with care as it deletes all the configuration files and data:

sudo apt-get purge julia

or you can use following command also:

sudo apt-get purge --auto-remove julia

Above command will remove all the configuration files and data associated with julia package. You can can't recover the delete data, so, use this command with care.