How To Install fetchmailconf on Debian 10

In this tutorial we learn how to install fetchmailconf on Debian 10. fetchmailconf is fetchmail configurator

Introduction

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

What is fetchmailconf

A GUI wrapper to configure fetchmail’s .fetchmailrc, suitable for end-users. It assists end-users in setting up and editing fetchmail configuration files. See fetchmail package for more information.

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

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

sudo apt-get update

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

sudo apt-get -y install fetchmailconf

Install fetchmailconf Using apt

Update apt database with apt using the following command.

sudo apt update

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

sudo apt -y install fetchmailconf

Install fetchmailconf 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 fetchmailconf using aptitude by running the following command:

sudo aptitude -y install fetchmailconf

How To Uninstall fetchmailconf on Debian 10

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

sudo apt-get remove fetchmailconf

Uninstall fetchmailconf And Its Dependencies

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

sudo apt-get -y autoremove fetchmailconf

Remove fetchmailconf Configurations and Data

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

sudo apt-get -y purge fetchmailconf

Remove fetchmailconf configuration, data, and all of its dependencies

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

sudo apt-get -y autoremove --purge fetchmailconf

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Summary

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