Installing Run One utility on ubuntu 22.04 LTS


“run-one” is a command-line tool in Linux that allows you to run just one instance of a command at a time. It is particularly useful when you have a process that you don’t want to run more than once, such as a backup job or a cron job that might take a long time to complete.

When you run a command using run-one, it checks to see if another instance of the same command is already running. If there is, it will not start a new instance of the command but will instead exit immediately. If there is no other instance of the command running, run-one will start a new instance of the command and keep track of it so that it can prevent other instances from starting.


  • Root permission
  • Basic knowledge of linux commands

In this post, we will show you how to install and run one utility on Ubuntu 22.04 LTS 

Step 1: Run System Updates

We need to 1st update and upgrade the current ubuntu repository to avoid difficulties situations, Use the given command for the same.

To update ubuntu repository.

sudo apt-get update

Step 2: Install Run One utility

Execute the given command to install the run one package on your machine.

sudo apt-get install run-one -y


We successfully installed run one command on Ubuntu 22.04 LTS; if you continue to have problems, please leave a comment below. 

Installing Run One utility on ubuntu 22.04 LTS

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