How To Install ckeditor3 on Debian 10

In this tutorial we learn how to install ckeditor3 on Debian 10. ckeditor3 is text editor for internet

Introduction

In this tutorial we learn how to install ckeditor3 on Debian 10.

What is ckeditor3

CKEditor is a text editor to be used inside web pages. It’s a WYSIWYG editor, which means that the text being edited on it looks as similar as possible to the results users have when publishing it. It brings to the web common editing features found on desktop editing applications like Microsoft Word and OpenOffice. . This package has CKEditor version 3.6. If you need the latest version, use the ckeditor package.

There are three ways to install ckeditor3 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 ckeditor3 Using apt-get

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

sudo apt-get update

After updating apt database, We can install ckeditor3 using apt-get by running the following command:

sudo apt-get -y install ckeditor3

Install ckeditor3 Using apt

Update apt database with apt using the following command.

sudo apt update

After updating apt database, We can install ckeditor3 using apt by running the following command:

sudo apt -y install ckeditor3

Install ckeditor3 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 ckeditor3 using aptitude by running the following command:

sudo aptitude -y install ckeditor3

How To Uninstall ckeditor3 on Debian 10

To uninstall only the ckeditor3 package we can use the following command:

sudo apt-get remove ckeditor3

Uninstall ckeditor3 And Its Dependencies

To uninstall ckeditor3 and its dependencies that are no longer needed by Debian 10, we can use the command below:

sudo apt-get -y autoremove ckeditor3

Remove ckeditor3 Configurations and Data

To remove ckeditor3 configuration and data from Debian 10 we can use the following command:

sudo apt-get -y purge ckeditor3

Remove ckeditor3 configuration, data, and all of its dependencies

We can use the following command to remove ckeditor3 configurations, data and all of its dependencies, we can use the following command:

sudo apt-get -y autoremove --purge ckeditor3

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Summary

In this tutorial we learn how to install ckeditor3 on Debian 10 using different package management tools like apt, apt-get and aptitude.