How To Install kgpg on Debian 10

In this tutorial we learn how to install kgpg on Debian 10. kgpg is graphical front end for GNU Privacy Guard

Introduction

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

What is kgpg

Kgpg manages cryptographic keys for the GNU Privacy Guard, and can encrypt, decrypt, sign, and verify files. It features a simple editor for applying cryptography to short pieces of text, and can also quickly apply cryptography to the contents of the clipboard. . This package is part of the KDE Utilities module.

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

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

sudo apt-get update

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

sudo apt-get -y install kgpg

Install kgpg Using apt

Update apt database with apt using the following command.

sudo apt update

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

sudo apt -y install kgpg

Install kgpg 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 kgpg using aptitude by running the following command:

sudo aptitude -y install kgpg

How To Uninstall kgpg on Debian 10

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

sudo apt-get remove kgpg

Uninstall kgpg And Its Dependencies

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

sudo apt-get -y autoremove kgpg

Remove kgpg Configurations and Data

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

sudo apt-get -y purge kgpg

Remove kgpg configuration, data, and all of its dependencies

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

sudo apt-get -y autoremove --purge kgpg

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Summary

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