How To Install ideviceinstaller on Debian 10

In this tutorial we learn how to install ideviceinstaller on Debian 10. ideviceinstaller is Utility to manage installed applications on an iDevice

Introduction

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

What is ideviceinstaller

ideviceinstaller is a tool to interact with the installation_proxy of an iDevice allowing to install, upgrade, uninstall, archive, restore, and enumerate installed or archived applications. . It makes use of the libimobiledevice library that allows communication with the devices.

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

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

sudo apt-get update

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

sudo apt-get -y install ideviceinstaller

Install ideviceinstaller Using apt

Update apt database with apt using the following command.

sudo apt update

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

sudo apt -y install ideviceinstaller

Install ideviceinstaller 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 ideviceinstaller using aptitude by running the following command:

sudo aptitude -y install ideviceinstaller

How To Uninstall ideviceinstaller on Debian 10

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

sudo apt-get remove ideviceinstaller

Uninstall ideviceinstaller And Its Dependencies

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

sudo apt-get -y autoremove ideviceinstaller

Remove ideviceinstaller Configurations and Data

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

sudo apt-get -y purge ideviceinstaller

Remove ideviceinstaller configuration, data, and all of its dependencies

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

sudo apt-get -y autoremove --purge ideviceinstaller

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Summary

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