How To Install flashbake on Debian 10

In this tutorial we learn how to install flashbake on Debian 10. flashbake is automated snapshots with git

Introduction

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

What is flashbake

Flashbake is a tool which watches files and automatically checks them in to a git repository. There is an option to wait for a quiescent period before committing the files. Various plugins which capture the current context, like the weather or the currently playing song can be used to customise the commit message to produce a more meaningful history. . Thus it simplifies life for the user by taking off the burden of manually committing changes and allowing one to focus on the work.

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

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

sudo apt-get update

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

sudo apt-get -y install flashbake

Install flashbake Using apt

Update apt database with apt using the following command.

sudo apt update

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

sudo apt -y install flashbake

Install flashbake 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 flashbake using aptitude by running the following command:

sudo aptitude -y install flashbake

How To Uninstall flashbake on Debian 10

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

sudo apt-get remove flashbake

Uninstall flashbake And Its Dependencies

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

sudo apt-get -y autoremove flashbake

Remove flashbake Configurations and Data

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

sudo apt-get -y purge flashbake

Remove flashbake configuration, data, and all of its dependencies

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

sudo apt-get -y autoremove --purge flashbake

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Summary

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