How To Install cthumb on Debian 10

In this tutorial we learn how to install cthumb on Debian 10. cthumb is Program to generate themable Web picture albums

Introduction

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

What is cthumb

cthumb allows you to create themable web picture albums, i.e. collections of digital pictures, with small thumbnails of your pictures and with captions. In addition, it optionally allows you to have several views of the collection of pictures. An album is composed of a series of pages, each composed of a collection of pictures. For each page (and each picture), you can have several annotations per picture. cthumb will generate several versions of the page, for each annotation type. . You can customize almost everything in the way the albums look on the screen, from the size of the thumbnails to the background and foreground colors, the border colors, whether you want film-strips, etc.

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

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

sudo apt-get update

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

sudo apt-get -y install cthumb

Install cthumb Using apt

Update apt database with apt using the following command.

sudo apt update

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

sudo apt -y install cthumb

Install cthumb 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 cthumb using aptitude by running the following command:

sudo aptitude -y install cthumb

How To Uninstall cthumb on Debian 10

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

sudo apt-get remove cthumb

Uninstall cthumb And Its Dependencies

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

sudo apt-get -y autoremove cthumb

Remove cthumb Configurations and Data

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

sudo apt-get -y purge cthumb

Remove cthumb configuration, data, and all of its dependencies

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

sudo apt-get -y autoremove --purge cthumb

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Summary

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