How To Install gummi on Debian 10

In this tutorial we learn how to install gummi on Debian 10. gummi is GTK+ based LaTeX editor with live preview

Introduction

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

What is gummi

Gummi is a LaTeX editor based on GTK+. The basic features are:

  • Live preview pane for the compiled document,
  • BibTeX integration,
  • Helpers for tables and matrices,
  • Exporting to PDF,
  • Error checking,
  • Syntax highlighting,
  • Spellchecking,
  • Document statistics,
  • Persistent configuration.

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

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

sudo apt-get update

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

sudo apt-get -y install gummi

Install gummi Using apt

Update apt database with apt using the following command.

sudo apt update

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

sudo apt -y install gummi

Install gummi 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 gummi using aptitude by running the following command:

sudo aptitude -y install gummi

How To Uninstall gummi on Debian 10

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

sudo apt-get remove gummi

Uninstall gummi And Its Dependencies

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

sudo apt-get -y autoremove gummi

Remove gummi Configurations and Data

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

sudo apt-get -y purge gummi

Remove gummi configuration, data, and all of its dependencies

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

sudo apt-get -y autoremove --purge gummi

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Summary

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