How To Install keylaunch on Debian 10

In this tutorial we learn how to install keylaunch on Debian 10. keylaunch is A small utility for binding commands to a hot key

Introduction

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

What is keylaunch

KeyLaunch is a small utility for binding commands to a hot key. It reads a configuration file in .keylaunchrc. KeyLaunch uses Ctrl, Alt and Shift as modifier keys, the hotkey is up to the user.

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

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

sudo apt-get update

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

sudo apt-get -y install keylaunch

Install keylaunch Using apt

Update apt database with apt using the following command.

sudo apt update

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

sudo apt -y install keylaunch

Install keylaunch 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 keylaunch using aptitude by running the following command:

sudo aptitude -y install keylaunch

How To Uninstall keylaunch on Debian 10

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

sudo apt-get remove keylaunch

Uninstall keylaunch And Its Dependencies

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

sudo apt-get -y autoremove keylaunch

Remove keylaunch Configurations and Data

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

sudo apt-get -y purge keylaunch

Remove keylaunch configuration, data, and all of its dependencies

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

sudo apt-get -y autoremove --purge keylaunch

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Summary

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