How To Install gbase on Debian 10

In this tutorial we learn how to install gbase on Debian 10. gbase is small numeric base converter

Introduction

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

What is gbase

This simple program converts numbers between bases 2 (binary), 8 (octal), 10 (decimal) and 16 (hexadecimal). It can be used both from console or via a small GTK+-based X interface.

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

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

sudo apt-get update

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

sudo apt-get -y install gbase

Install gbase Using apt

Update apt database with apt using the following command.

sudo apt update

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

sudo apt -y install gbase

Install gbase 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 gbase using aptitude by running the following command:

sudo aptitude -y install gbase

How To Uninstall gbase on Debian 10

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

sudo apt-get remove gbase

Uninstall gbase And Its Dependencies

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

sudo apt-get -y autoremove gbase

Remove gbase Configurations and Data

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

sudo apt-get -y purge gbase

Remove gbase configuration, data, and all of its dependencies

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

sudo apt-get -y autoremove --purge gbase

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Summary

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