How To Install debomatic on Debian 10

In this tutorial we learn how to install debomatic on Debian 10. debomatic is automatic build machine for Debian source packages

Introduction

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

What is debomatic

Deb-o-Matic is an easy to use build machine for Debian source packages based on sbuild and schroot, written in Python. . It provides a simple tool to automate build of source packages with limited user interaction and a simple configuration. It has some useful features such as automatic update of chroots, automatic scan and selection of source packages to build and modules support. . It is meant to help developers to build their packages without worrying too much of compilation, since it will run in background and no user feedback is required during the whole process.

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

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

sudo apt-get update

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

sudo apt-get -y install debomatic

Install debomatic Using apt

Update apt database with apt using the following command.

sudo apt update

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

sudo apt -y install debomatic

Install debomatic 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 debomatic using aptitude by running the following command:

sudo aptitude -y install debomatic

How To Uninstall debomatic on Debian 10

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

sudo apt-get remove debomatic

Uninstall debomatic And Its Dependencies

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

sudo apt-get -y autoremove debomatic

Remove debomatic Configurations and Data

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

sudo apt-get -y purge debomatic

Remove debomatic configuration, data, and all of its dependencies

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

sudo apt-get -y autoremove --purge debomatic

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Summary

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