How To Install genometools on Debian 10

In this tutorial we learn how to install genometools on Debian 10. genometools is versatile genome analysis toolkit

Introduction

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

What is genometools

The GenomeTools contains a collection of useful tools for biological sequence analysis and -presentation combined into a single binary. . The toolkit contains binaries for sequence and annotation handling, sequence compression, index structure generation and access, annotation visualization, and much more.

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

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

sudo apt-get update

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

sudo apt-get -y install genometools

Install genometools Using apt

Update apt database with apt using the following command.

sudo apt update

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

sudo apt -y install genometools

Install genometools 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 genometools using aptitude by running the following command:

sudo aptitude -y install genometools

How To Uninstall genometools on Debian 10

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

sudo apt-get remove genometools

Uninstall genometools And Its Dependencies

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

sudo apt-get -y autoremove genometools

Remove genometools Configurations and Data

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

sudo apt-get -y purge genometools

Remove genometools configuration, data, and all of its dependencies

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

sudo apt-get -y autoremove --purge genometools

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Summary

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