How To Install acm on Debian 10

In this tutorial we learn how to install acm on Debian 10. acm is Multi-player classic aerial combat simulation

Introduction

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

What is acm

A multiplayer aerial combat simulation. Players engage in air to air combat against one another using heat seeking missiles and cannons. . Main features include:

  • Simulation with 6 degrees of freedom.
  • Structural limit to the vertical positive/negative load.
  • Classic instruments, navigation and head-up display (HUD).
  • Several aircraft models implemented, both civil and military.
  • Two scenes provided, with many runways and radio stations. . acm runs under the X window system. This version of acm is implemented as a distributed simulation. It communicates information via the IEEE Distributed Interactive Simulation protocol.

There are three ways to install acm 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 acm Using apt-get

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

sudo apt-get update

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

sudo apt-get -y install acm

Install acm Using apt

Update apt database with apt using the following command.

sudo apt update

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

sudo apt -y install acm

Install acm 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 acm using aptitude by running the following command:

sudo aptitude -y install acm

How To Uninstall acm on Debian 10

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

sudo apt-get remove acm

Uninstall acm And Its Dependencies

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

sudo apt-get -y autoremove acm

Remove acm Configurations and Data

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

sudo apt-get -y purge acm

Remove acm configuration, data, and all of its dependencies

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

sudo apt-get -y autoremove --purge acm

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Summary

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