How To Install gpstrans on Debian 10

In this tutorial we learn how to install gpstrans on Debian 10. gpstrans is communicate with a Garmin Global Positioning System receiver

Introduction

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

What is gpstrans

GPStrans allows a user with a Garmin GPS receiver to upload and download waypoints, routes, almanac (satellite orbit elements), and track routes.

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

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

sudo apt-get update

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

sudo apt-get -y install gpstrans

Install gpstrans Using apt

Update apt database with apt using the following command.

sudo apt update

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

sudo apt -y install gpstrans

Install gpstrans 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 gpstrans using aptitude by running the following command:

sudo aptitude -y install gpstrans

How To Uninstall gpstrans on Debian 10

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

sudo apt-get remove gpstrans

Uninstall gpstrans And Its Dependencies

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

sudo apt-get -y autoremove gpstrans

Remove gpstrans Configurations and Data

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

sudo apt-get -y purge gpstrans

Remove gpstrans configuration, data, and all of its dependencies

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

sudo apt-get -y autoremove --purge gpstrans

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Summary

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