How To Install elkdoc on Debian 10

In this tutorial we learn how to install elkdoc on Debian 10. elkdoc is documentation for the Extension Language Kit

Introduction

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

What is elkdoc

Elk is an implementation of the Scheme programming language, designed specifically as an embeddable, reusable extension language subsystem for applications written in C or C++. . This package contains the Elk documentation.

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

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

sudo apt-get update

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

sudo apt-get -y install elkdoc

Install elkdoc Using apt

Update apt database with apt using the following command.

sudo apt update

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

sudo apt -y install elkdoc

Install elkdoc 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 elkdoc using aptitude by running the following command:

sudo aptitude -y install elkdoc

How To Uninstall elkdoc on Debian 10

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

sudo apt-get remove elkdoc

Uninstall elkdoc And Its Dependencies

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

sudo apt-get -y autoremove elkdoc

Remove elkdoc Configurations and Data

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

sudo apt-get -y purge elkdoc

Remove elkdoc configuration, data, and all of its dependencies

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

sudo apt-get -y autoremove --purge elkdoc

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Summary

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