How To Install convertall on Debian 10

In this tutorial we learn how to install convertall on Debian 10. convertall is very flexible unit converter

Introduction

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

What is convertall

With ConvertAll, you can convert any unit in the large database to any other compatible unit. If you want to convert from inches per decade, that’s fine. Or from meter-pounds. Or from cubic nautical miles. The units don’t have to make sense to anyone else.

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

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

sudo apt-get update

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

sudo apt-get -y install convertall

Install convertall Using apt

Update apt database with apt using the following command.

sudo apt update

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

sudo apt -y install convertall

Install convertall 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 convertall using aptitude by running the following command:

sudo aptitude -y install convertall

How To Uninstall convertall on Debian 10

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

sudo apt-get remove convertall

Uninstall convertall And Its Dependencies

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

sudo apt-get -y autoremove convertall

Remove convertall Configurations and Data

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

sudo apt-get -y purge convertall

Remove convertall configuration, data, and all of its dependencies

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

sudo apt-get -y autoremove --purge convertall

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Summary

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