How To Install dwww on Debian 10

In this tutorial we learn how to install dwww on Debian 10. dwww is Read all on-line documentation with a WWW browser

Introduction

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

What is dwww

All installed on-line documentation will be served via a local HTTP server at http://localhost/dwww/. This package runs cron scripts to convert available resources to the HTML pages. Executing the dwww command starts a sensible WWW browser locally to access them. . You need to install a CGI-capable HTTP server and enable its CGI script capability manually (CGI may be disabled by default for the security consideration). For apache2, do something along the following: . $ sudo a2enmod cgid $ sudo systemctl restart apache2 . The default for the HTTP/CGI access is limited to the local user for the security consideration.

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

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

sudo apt-get update

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

sudo apt-get -y install dwww

Install dwww Using apt

Update apt database with apt using the following command.

sudo apt update

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

sudo apt -y install dwww

Install dwww 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 dwww using aptitude by running the following command:

sudo aptitude -y install dwww

How To Uninstall dwww on Debian 10

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

sudo apt-get remove dwww

Uninstall dwww And Its Dependencies

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

sudo apt-get -y autoremove dwww

Remove dwww Configurations and Data

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

sudo apt-get -y purge dwww

Remove dwww configuration, data, and all of its dependencies

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

sudo apt-get -y autoremove --purge dwww

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Summary

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