How To Install hoichess on Debian 10

In this tutorial we learn how to install hoichess on Debian 10. hoichess is xboard compatible chess engine to play chess with

Introduction

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

What is hoichess

chess engine compatible with xboard, but may also be used stand-alone, via terminal. Hoichess is written in C++ for GNU/Linux systems, but should work on most other Unix like systems. It provides also a xiangqi (“Chinese chess”) playing program.

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

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

sudo apt-get update

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

sudo apt-get -y install hoichess

Install hoichess Using apt

Update apt database with apt using the following command.

sudo apt update

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

sudo apt -y install hoichess

Install hoichess 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 hoichess using aptitude by running the following command:

sudo aptitude -y install hoichess

How To Uninstall hoichess on Debian 10

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

sudo apt-get remove hoichess

Uninstall hoichess And Its Dependencies

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

sudo apt-get -y autoremove hoichess

Remove hoichess Configurations and Data

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

sudo apt-get -y purge hoichess

Remove hoichess configuration, data, and all of its dependencies

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

sudo apt-get -y autoremove --purge hoichess

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Summary

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