How To Install accountsservice on Debian 10

In this tutorial we learn how to install accountsservice on Debian 10. accountsservice is query and manipulate user account information

Introduction

In this tutorial we learn how to install accountsservice on Debian 10.

What is accountsservice

The AccountService project provides a set of D-Bus interfaces for querying and manipulating user account information and an implementation of these interfaces, based on the useradd, usermod and userdel commands.

There are three ways to install accountsservice on Debian 10. We can use apt-get, apt and aptitude. In the following sections we will describe each method. You can choose one of them.

Install accountsservice Using apt-get

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

sudo apt-get update

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

sudo apt-get -y install accountsservice

Install accountsservice Using apt

Update apt database with apt using the following command.

sudo apt update

After updating apt database, We can install accountsservice using apt by running the following command:

sudo apt -y install accountsservice

Install accountsservice 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 Debian. Update apt database with aptitude using the following command.

sudo aptitude update

After updating apt database, We can install accountsservice using aptitude by running the following command:

sudo aptitude -y install accountsservice

How To Uninstall accountsservice on Debian 10

To uninstall only the accountsservice package we can use the following command:

sudo apt-get remove accountsservice

Uninstall accountsservice And Its Dependencies

To uninstall accountsservice and its dependencies that are no longer needed by Debian 10, we can use the command below:

sudo apt-get -y autoremove accountsservice

Remove accountsservice Configurations and Data

To remove accountsservice configuration and data from Debian 10 we can use the following command:

sudo apt-get -y purge accountsservice

Remove accountsservice configuration, data, and all of its dependencies

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

sudo apt-get -y autoremove --purge accountsservice

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Summary

In this tutorial we learn how to install accountsservice on Debian 10 using different package management tools like apt, apt-get and aptitude.