How To Install flydraw on Debian 10

In this tutorial we learn how to install flydraw on Debian 10. flydraw is command-line drawing tool

Introduction

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

What is flydraw

flydraw is a drawing tool based on an interpreter which parses a language featuring rich graphic primitives; it uses libgd to output GIF, JPEG, or PNG files.

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

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

sudo apt-get update

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

sudo apt-get -y install flydraw

Install flydraw Using apt

Update apt database with apt using the following command.

sudo apt update

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

sudo apt -y install flydraw

Install flydraw 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 flydraw using aptitude by running the following command:

sudo aptitude -y install flydraw

How To Uninstall flydraw on Debian 10

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

sudo apt-get remove flydraw

Uninstall flydraw And Its Dependencies

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

sudo apt-get -y autoremove flydraw

Remove flydraw Configurations and Data

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

sudo apt-get -y purge flydraw

Remove flydraw configuration, data, and all of its dependencies

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

sudo apt-get -y autoremove --purge flydraw

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Summary

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