How To Install geotranz on Debian 10

In this tutorial we learn how to install geotranz on Debian 10. geotranz is GEOgraphic coordinates TRANslator

Introduction

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

What is geotranz

GEOTRANZ (Geographic Translator) is an application program which allows you to easily convert geographic coordinates among a wide variety of coordinate systems, map projections, and datums. Currently, twenty-five different coordinate systems, map projections, grids, and coding schemes, and over two hundred different datums, are supported. . The user interface of GEOTRANZ is similar to that of a calculator, but can also be used to efficiently convert large numbers of coordinates contained in text files. . GEOTRANZ is the Debian name of GEOTRANS, a product of the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA) and U.S. Army Engineering Research and Development Center. . This package contains the geotranz java graphical interface.

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

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

sudo apt-get update

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

sudo apt-get -y install geotranz

Install geotranz Using apt

Update apt database with apt using the following command.

sudo apt update

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

sudo apt -y install geotranz

Install geotranz 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 geotranz using aptitude by running the following command:

sudo aptitude -y install geotranz

How To Uninstall geotranz on Debian 10

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

sudo apt-get remove geotranz

Uninstall geotranz And Its Dependencies

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

sudo apt-get -y autoremove geotranz

Remove geotranz Configurations and Data

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

sudo apt-get -y purge geotranz

Remove geotranz configuration, data, and all of its dependencies

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

sudo apt-get -y autoremove --purge geotranz

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Summary

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