How To Install jargon on Debian 10

In this tutorial we learn how to install jargon on Debian 10. jargon is the definitive compendium of hacker slang

Introduction

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

What is jargon

This is the Jargon File, a comprehensive compendium of hacker slang illuminating many aspects of hackish tradition, folklore, and humor. The file is in info format, but includes an HTML page with links to the home site. . Note that this package is now out-of-date, because the upstream author is no longer maintaining an info version of the file.

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

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

sudo apt-get update

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

sudo apt-get -y install jargon

Install jargon Using apt

Update apt database with apt using the following command.

sudo apt update

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

sudo apt -y install jargon

Install jargon 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 jargon using aptitude by running the following command:

sudo aptitude -y install jargon

How To Uninstall jargon on Debian 10

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

sudo apt-get remove jargon

Uninstall jargon And Its Dependencies

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

sudo apt-get -y autoremove jargon

Remove jargon Configurations and Data

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

sudo apt-get -y purge jargon

Remove jargon configuration, data, and all of its dependencies

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

sudo apt-get -y autoremove --purge jargon

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Summary

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