How To Install gramps on Debian 10

In this tutorial we learn how to install gramps on Debian 10. gramps is Genealogical research program

Introduction

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

What is gramps

Gramps is an Open Source genealogy program written in Python, using the GTK/GNOME interface. It is an extremely flexible program fitting the needs for both the amateur genealogist and serious genealogical researcher. Gramps has the ability to import GEDCOM files exported from many proprietary genealogy programs and can produce a large number of reports in many popular formats.

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

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

sudo apt-get update

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

sudo apt-get -y install gramps

Install gramps Using apt

Update apt database with apt using the following command.

sudo apt update

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

sudo apt -y install gramps

Install gramps 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 gramps using aptitude by running the following command:

sudo aptitude -y install gramps

How To Uninstall gramps on Debian 10

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

sudo apt-get remove gramps

Uninstall gramps And Its Dependencies

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

sudo apt-get -y autoremove gramps

Remove gramps Configurations and Data

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

sudo apt-get -y purge gramps

Remove gramps configuration, data, and all of its dependencies

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

sudo apt-get -y autoremove --purge gramps

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Summary

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