How To Install kwstyle on Debian 10

In this tutorial we learn how to install kwstyle on Debian 10. kwstyle is Style checker for source code

Introduction

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

What is kwstyle

KWStyle is integrated in the software process to ensure that the code written by several users is consistent and can be viewed/printed as it was written by one person. . KWStyle is primarily checking C/C++ source code but can be easily extended to other languages. It assumes that the code is syntactically correct, i.e., it compiles on a standard compiler.

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

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

sudo apt-get update

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

sudo apt-get -y install kwstyle

Install kwstyle Using apt

Update apt database with apt using the following command.

sudo apt update

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

sudo apt -y install kwstyle

Install kwstyle 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 kwstyle using aptitude by running the following command:

sudo aptitude -y install kwstyle

How To Uninstall kwstyle on Debian 10

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

sudo apt-get remove kwstyle

Uninstall kwstyle And Its Dependencies

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

sudo apt-get -y autoremove kwstyle

Remove kwstyle Configurations and Data

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

sudo apt-get -y purge kwstyle

Remove kwstyle configuration, data, and all of its dependencies

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

sudo apt-get -y autoremove --purge kwstyle

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Summary

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