How To Install kmetronome on Debian 10

In this tutorial we learn how to install kmetronome on Debian 10. kmetronome is ALSA MIDI Metronome

Introduction

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

What is kmetronome

KMetronome is a MIDI based metronome using the ALSA sequencer. . The intended audience are musicians and music students. Like the solid, real metronomes it is a tool to keep the rhythm while playing musical instruments. . It uses MIDI for sound generation instead of digital audio, allowing low CPU usage and very accurate timing thanks to the ALSA sequencer

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

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

sudo apt-get update

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

sudo apt-get -y install kmetronome

Install kmetronome Using apt

Update apt database with apt using the following command.

sudo apt update

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

sudo apt -y install kmetronome

Install kmetronome 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 kmetronome using aptitude by running the following command:

sudo aptitude -y install kmetronome

How To Uninstall kmetronome on Debian 10

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

sudo apt-get remove kmetronome

Uninstall kmetronome And Its Dependencies

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

sudo apt-get -y autoremove kmetronome

Remove kmetronome Configurations and Data

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

sudo apt-get -y purge kmetronome

Remove kmetronome configuration, data, and all of its dependencies

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

sudo apt-get -y autoremove --purge kmetronome

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Summary

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