How To Install culmus on Debian 10

In this tutorial we learn how to install culmus on Debian 10. culmus is TrueType and Type1 Hebrew Fonts for X11

Introduction

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

What is culmus

14 Hebrew font families. Contain ASCII glyphs from various sources. . Those families provide a basic set of a serif (Frank Ruehl), sans serif (Nachlieli) and monospaced (Miriam Mono) fonts. Also included Miriam, Drugulin, Aharoni, David, Hadasim etc. Cantillation marks support is available in Keter YG.

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

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

sudo apt-get update

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

sudo apt-get -y install culmus

Install culmus Using apt

Update apt database with apt using the following command.

sudo apt update

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

sudo apt -y install culmus

Install culmus 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 culmus using aptitude by running the following command:

sudo aptitude -y install culmus

How To Uninstall culmus on Debian 10

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

sudo apt-get remove culmus

Uninstall culmus And Its Dependencies

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

sudo apt-get -y autoremove culmus

Remove culmus Configurations and Data

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

sudo apt-get -y purge culmus

Remove culmus configuration, data, and all of its dependencies

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

sudo apt-get -y autoremove --purge culmus

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Summary

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