How To Install iiod on Debian 10

In this tutorial we learn how to install iiod on Debian 10. iiod is Daemon to share IIO devices on the network

Introduction

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

What is iiod

IIOD is a network daemon that communicates with the network backend of libiio. It can be used, for instance, to stream the flow of data samples from one weak system to a more powerful one, where the samples will be processed.

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

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

sudo apt-get update

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

sudo apt-get -y install iiod

Install iiod Using apt

Update apt database with apt using the following command.

sudo apt update

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

sudo apt -y install iiod

Install iiod 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 iiod using aptitude by running the following command:

sudo aptitude -y install iiod

How To Uninstall iiod on Debian 10

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

sudo apt-get remove iiod

Uninstall iiod And Its Dependencies

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

sudo apt-get -y autoremove iiod

Remove iiod Configurations and Data

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

sudo apt-get -y purge iiod

Remove iiod configuration, data, and all of its dependencies

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

sudo apt-get -y autoremove --purge iiod

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Summary

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