How To Install gfsd on Debian 10

In this tutorial we learn how to install gfsd on Debian 10. gfsd is Gfarm file system daemon

Introduction

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

What is gfsd

The Gfarm file system is designed to turn commodity PCs into nodes of a distributed storage network, implementing the Grid Datafarm architecture for global petascale data-intensive computing. It solves performance and reliability problems in NFS and AFS by means of multiple file replicas, and not only prevents performance degradation due to access concentration, but also supports fault tolerance and disaster recovery. . This package provides the Gfarm file system daemon, which equips a host to function as a storage node for the network.

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

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

sudo apt-get update

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

sudo apt-get -y install gfsd

Install gfsd Using apt

Update apt database with apt using the following command.

sudo apt update

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

sudo apt -y install gfsd

Install gfsd 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 gfsd using aptitude by running the following command:

sudo aptitude -y install gfsd

How To Uninstall gfsd on Debian 10

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

sudo apt-get remove gfsd

Uninstall gfsd And Its Dependencies

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

sudo apt-get -y autoremove gfsd

Remove gfsd Configurations and Data

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

sudo apt-get -y purge gfsd

Remove gfsd configuration, data, and all of its dependencies

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

sudo apt-get -y autoremove --purge gfsd

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Summary

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