How To Install bzrtools on Debian 10

In this tutorial we learn how to install bzrtools on Debian 10. bzrtools is Collection of tools for bzr

Introduction

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

What is bzrtools

This package contains a collection of plugins for bzr - a distributed version control system. Some of these tools may work their way into bzr itself at some point, and some are just convenient addons useful for day to day operations. . bzrtools actually includes:

  • rspush: Push local changes to a remote server using rsync instead sftp.
  • graph-ancestry: Use graphviz to produce graphs of branch ancestry.
  • shell: Start up a command interpreter that run bzr natively, providing autocompletion.
  • patch: Apply a specified patch to your tree, that can be a file or URL.
  • heads: Show all revisions in a repository not having descendants.

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

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

sudo apt-get update

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

sudo apt-get -y install bzrtools

Install bzrtools Using apt

Update apt database with apt using the following command.

sudo apt update

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

sudo apt -y install bzrtools

Install bzrtools 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 bzrtools using aptitude by running the following command:

sudo aptitude -y install bzrtools

How To Uninstall bzrtools on Debian 10

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

sudo apt-get remove bzrtools

Uninstall bzrtools And Its Dependencies

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

sudo apt-get -y autoremove bzrtools

Remove bzrtools Configurations and Data

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

sudo apt-get -y purge bzrtools

Remove bzrtools configuration, data, and all of its dependencies

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

sudo apt-get -y autoremove --purge bzrtools

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Summary

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