How To Install foremancli on Debian 10

In this tutorial we learn how to install foremancli on Debian 10. foremancli is commandline search interface to Foreman

Introduction

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

What is foremancli

This is a commandline tool for searching node information stored in a Foreman server. . foremancli can be used to search and access all the stored information in a Foreman server and present the data in text, json or yaml formats. . Foreman is a server application that can be used to provision bare metal, virtual and cloud servers, and integrates with the Puppet configuration management system to provide full life cycle managements of one’s server infrastructure.

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

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

sudo apt-get update

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

sudo apt-get -y install foremancli

Install foremancli Using apt

Update apt database with apt using the following command.

sudo apt update

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

sudo apt -y install foremancli

Install foremancli 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 foremancli using aptitude by running the following command:

sudo aptitude -y install foremancli

How To Uninstall foremancli on Debian 10

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

sudo apt-get remove foremancli

Uninstall foremancli And Its Dependencies

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

sudo apt-get -y autoremove foremancli

Remove foremancli Configurations and Data

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

sudo apt-get -y purge foremancli

Remove foremancli configuration, data, and all of its dependencies

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

sudo apt-get -y autoremove --purge foremancli

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Summary

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