telnet on Ubuntu 20.04 LTS (Focal Fossa)

Last updated: January 29,2023

1. Install telnet package

Here is a brief guide to show you how to install telnet package:

sudo apt update
sudo apt install telnet

2. Uninstall / Remove telnet package

This tutorial shows how to uninstall telnet package:

sudo apt remove telnet
sudo apt autoclean && sudo apt autoremove

3. Details of telnet package

Package: telnet
Architecture: amd64
Version: 0.17-41.2build1
Priority: standard
Section: net
Source: netkit-telnet
Origin: Ubuntu
Maintainer: Ubuntu Developers
Original-Maintainer: Mats Erik Andersson
Bugs: https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+filebug
Installed-Size: 159
Provides: telnet-client
Depends: netbase, libc6 (>= 2.15), libstdc++6 (>= 5)
Replaces: netstd
Filename: pool/main/n/netkit-telnet/telnet_0.17-41.2build1_amd64.deb
Size: 64016
MD5sum: 45da1821924b12ffa742495c5aa012c8
SHA1: 61e01f43d5ea02b50d48b8a175a0e4b7524db9a5
SHA256: 65e6bf503f79c257f2e8d9111b12ec16725f7810424334f83dcb0cdc1f7d9d09
Description: basic telnet client
Description-md5: 80f238fa65c82c04a1590f2a062f47bb
Task: standard