How To Install florence on Debian 10

In this tutorial we learn how to install florence on Debian 10. florence is extensible and scalable virtual keyboard for X

Introduction

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

What is florence

Florence is an extensible scalable virtual keyboard for X. . It is useful when a real keyboard is unusable either because of a handicap, disease, broken keyboard or tablet PC; but when a pointing device is usable. . Florence stays out of your way: it appears on the screen only when needed. An auto-click functionality also help people having difficulties to click buttons.

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

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

sudo apt-get update

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

sudo apt-get -y install florence

Install florence Using apt

Update apt database with apt using the following command.

sudo apt update

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

sudo apt -y install florence

Install florence 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 florence using aptitude by running the following command:

sudo aptitude -y install florence

How To Uninstall florence on Debian 10

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

sudo apt-get remove florence

Uninstall florence And Its Dependencies

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

sudo apt-get -y autoremove florence

Remove florence Configurations and Data

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

sudo apt-get -y purge florence

Remove florence configuration, data, and all of its dependencies

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

sudo apt-get -y autoremove --purge florence

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Summary

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