How To Install herold on Debian 10

In this tutorial we learn how to install herold on Debian 10. herold is HTML to DocBook XML conversion

Introduction

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

What is herold

The reuse of HTML content in presentation-neutral form is a frequent problem. One possible solution is to convert HTML to DocBook XML, because DocBook is a semantic markup language for documentation, which enables its users to create document content that captures the logical structure of the content. . The command line tool herold can be used to convert HTML to DocBook. Because HTML elements are often used not as intended, the possibilities for such a transformation are somewhat limited. herold is part of the dbdoclet suite of tools. For more information visit http://www.dbdoclet.org.

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

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

sudo apt-get update

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

sudo apt-get -y install herold

Install herold Using apt

Update apt database with apt using the following command.

sudo apt update

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

sudo apt -y install herold

Install herold 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 herold using aptitude by running the following command:

sudo aptitude -y install herold

How To Uninstall herold on Debian 10

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

sudo apt-get remove herold

Uninstall herold And Its Dependencies

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

sudo apt-get -y autoremove herold

Remove herold Configurations and Data

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

sudo apt-get -y purge herold

Remove herold configuration, data, and all of its dependencies

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

sudo apt-get -y autoremove --purge herold

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Summary

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