How To Install gcr on Debian 10

In this tutorial we learn how to install gcr on Debian 10. gcr is GNOME crypto services (daemon and tools)

Introduction

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

What is gcr

GCR is a library for crypto UI and related tasks. . This package contains the certificate viewer and prompter service.

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

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

sudo apt-get update

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

sudo apt-get -y install gcr

Install gcr Using apt

Update apt database with apt using the following command.

sudo apt update

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

sudo apt -y install gcr

Install gcr 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 gcr using aptitude by running the following command:

sudo aptitude -y install gcr

How To Uninstall gcr on Debian 10

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

sudo apt-get remove gcr

Uninstall gcr And Its Dependencies

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

sudo apt-get -y autoremove gcr

Remove gcr Configurations and Data

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

sudo apt-get -y purge gcr

Remove gcr configuration, data, and all of its dependencies

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

sudo apt-get -y autoremove --purge gcr

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Summary

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