How To Install epic5 on Debian 10

In this tutorial we learn how to install epic5 on Debian 10. epic5 is epic irc client, version 5

Introduction

In this tutorial we learn how to install epic5 on Debian 10.

What is epic5

epic5 is an irc client based on ircII. It is primarily suited to users who wish to write their own irc scripts or have irc scripts written by others. . Previous versions of epic were 100% compatible with ircII 2.8.2, though this is no longer the case. Instead we’ve taken a new direction and chosen to find places where compatibility with ircII is undesirable and fix them. No gratuitous incompatibilities have been added, though many new features have been.

There are three ways to install epic5 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 epic5 Using apt-get

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

sudo apt-get update

After updating apt database, We can install epic5 using apt-get by running the following command:

sudo apt-get -y install epic5

Install epic5 Using apt

Update apt database with apt using the following command.

sudo apt update

After updating apt database, We can install epic5 using apt by running the following command:

sudo apt -y install epic5

Install epic5 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 epic5 using aptitude by running the following command:

sudo aptitude -y install epic5

How To Uninstall epic5 on Debian 10

To uninstall only the epic5 package we can use the following command:

sudo apt-get remove epic5

Uninstall epic5 And Its Dependencies

To uninstall epic5 and its dependencies that are no longer needed by Debian 10, we can use the command below:

sudo apt-get -y autoremove epic5

Remove epic5 Configurations and Data

To remove epic5 configuration and data from Debian 10 we can use the following command:

sudo apt-get -y purge epic5

Remove epic5 configuration, data, and all of its dependencies

We can use the following command to remove epic5 configurations, data and all of its dependencies, we can use the following command:

sudo apt-get -y autoremove --purge epic5

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Summary

In this tutorial we learn how to install epic5 on Debian 10 using different package management tools like apt, apt-get and aptitude.