How To Install gauche on Debian 10

In this tutorial we learn how to install gauche on Debian 10. gauche is Scheme script engine

Introduction

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

What is gauche

Gauche is a Scheme implementation developed to be a handy script interpreter, which allows programmers and system administrators to write small to large scripts for their daily chores. Quick startup, built-in system interface, native multilingual support are some of the author’s goals.

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

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

sudo apt-get update

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

sudo apt-get -y install gauche

Install gauche Using apt

Update apt database with apt using the following command.

sudo apt update

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

sudo apt -y install gauche

Install gauche 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 gauche using aptitude by running the following command:

sudo aptitude -y install gauche

How To Uninstall gauche on Debian 10

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

sudo apt-get remove gauche

Uninstall gauche And Its Dependencies

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

sudo apt-get -y autoremove gauche

Remove gauche Configurations and Data

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

sudo apt-get -y purge gauche

Remove gauche configuration, data, and all of its dependencies

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

sudo apt-get -y autoremove --purge gauche

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Summary

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