How To Install gvb on Debian 10

In this tutorial we learn how to install gvb on Debian 10. gvb is visual simulator of 1 and 2-dimensional vibrations

Introduction

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

What is gvb

Good ViBrations (gvb) is a small program that aims at providing a nice interface to play with waves in 1 or 2 dimensions. . It features several ways of setting initial conditions, as well as different calculation methods and graphic outputs. It is also possible to dump animation frames to png images in order to make a movie with them. . It relies on the Python library scipy to get the best possible performance in calculations.

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

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

sudo apt-get update

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

sudo apt-get -y install gvb

Install gvb Using apt

Update apt database with apt using the following command.

sudo apt update

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

sudo apt -y install gvb

Install gvb 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 gvb using aptitude by running the following command:

sudo aptitude -y install gvb

How To Uninstall gvb on Debian 10

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

sudo apt-get remove gvb

Uninstall gvb And Its Dependencies

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

sudo apt-get -y autoremove gvb

Remove gvb Configurations and Data

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

sudo apt-get -y purge gvb

Remove gvb configuration, data, and all of its dependencies

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

sudo apt-get -y autoremove --purge gvb

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Summary

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