How To Install kmousetool on Debian 10

In this tutorial we learn how to install kmousetool on Debian 10. kmousetool is mouse manipulation tool for the disabled

Introduction

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

What is kmousetool

KMouseTool clicks the mouse whenever the mouse cursor pauses briefly. It was designed to help those with repetitive strain injuries, for whom pressing buttons hurts. . This package is part of the KDE accessibility module.

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

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

sudo apt-get update

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

sudo apt-get -y install kmousetool

Install kmousetool Using apt

Update apt database with apt using the following command.

sudo apt update

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

sudo apt -y install kmousetool

Install kmousetool 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 kmousetool using aptitude by running the following command:

sudo aptitude -y install kmousetool

How To Uninstall kmousetool on Debian 10

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

sudo apt-get remove kmousetool

Uninstall kmousetool And Its Dependencies

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

sudo apt-get -y autoremove kmousetool

Remove kmousetool Configurations and Data

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

sudo apt-get -y purge kmousetool

Remove kmousetool configuration, data, and all of its dependencies

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

sudo apt-get -y autoremove --purge kmousetool

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Summary

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