How To Install icont on Debian 10

In this tutorial we learn how to install icont on Debian 10. icont is Interpreter for Icon, a high-level programming language

Introduction

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

What is icont

Ideal for both complex nonnumerical applications and for situations where users need quick solutions with a minimum of programming effort, Icon is a high-level, general purpose programming language with a syntax similar to Pascal and C. Its applications include: rapid prototyping, analyzing natural languages, generating computer programs, and artificial intelligence. (From the back cover of the book “The Icon Programming Language,” by Griswold and Griswold.) . This package contains the Icon translator, which converts Icon source code into ucode that can then be executed with the help of the iconx program.

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

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

sudo apt-get update

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

sudo apt-get -y install icont

Install icont Using apt

Update apt database with apt using the following command.

sudo apt update

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

sudo apt -y install icont

Install icont 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 icont using aptitude by running the following command:

sudo aptitude -y install icont

How To Uninstall icont on Debian 10

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

sudo apt-get remove icont

Uninstall icont And Its Dependencies

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

sudo apt-get -y autoremove icont

Remove icont Configurations and Data

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

sudo apt-get -y purge icont

Remove icont configuration, data, and all of its dependencies

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

sudo apt-get -y autoremove --purge icont

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Summary

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