How To Install colobot on Debian 10

In this tutorial we learn how to install colobot on Debian 10. colobot is educational programming strategy game

Introduction

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

What is colobot

Colobot (Colonize with Bots) is an educational game aiming to teach programming through entertainment. You are playing as an astronaut on a journey with robot helpers to find a planet for colonization. It features 3D real-time graphics and a C++ and Java-like, object-oriented language, CBOT, which can be used to program the robots available in the game.

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

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

sudo apt-get update

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

sudo apt-get -y install colobot

Install colobot Using apt

Update apt database with apt using the following command.

sudo apt update

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

sudo apt -y install colobot

Install colobot 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 colobot using aptitude by running the following command:

sudo aptitude -y install colobot

How To Uninstall colobot on Debian 10

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

sudo apt-get remove colobot

Uninstall colobot And Its Dependencies

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

sudo apt-get -y autoremove colobot

Remove colobot Configurations and Data

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

sudo apt-get -y purge colobot

Remove colobot configuration, data, and all of its dependencies

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

sudo apt-get -y autoremove --purge colobot

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Summary

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