How To Install comptty on Debian 10

In this tutorial we learn how to install comptty on Debian 10. comptty is GUI based tool to compare two RTTY streams

Introduction

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

What is comptty

Comptty is used to compare two RTTY streams. It’s comparison function uses a linear-programming technique. It computes total number of errors, the character error rate (CER) and the bit error rate (BER). Special attention is given to SHIFT and UNSHIFT to account for an error occurring in that character.

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

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

sudo apt-get update

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

sudo apt-get -y install comptty

Install comptty Using apt

Update apt database with apt using the following command.

sudo apt update

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

sudo apt -y install comptty

Install comptty 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 comptty using aptitude by running the following command:

sudo aptitude -y install comptty

How To Uninstall comptty on Debian 10

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

sudo apt-get remove comptty

Uninstall comptty And Its Dependencies

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

sudo apt-get -y autoremove comptty

Remove comptty Configurations and Data

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

sudo apt-get -y purge comptty

Remove comptty configuration, data, and all of its dependencies

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

sudo apt-get -y autoremove --purge comptty

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Summary

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