How To Install lm4flash on Debian 10

In this tutorial we learn how to install lm4flash on Debian 10. lm4flash is Command-line firmware flashing tool to communicate with the Stellaris Launchpad

Introduction

In this tutorial we learn how to install lm4flash on Debian 10.

What is lm4flash

Command-line firmware flashing tool using libusb-1.0 to communicate with the Stellaris Launchpad ICDI . The Stellaris Launchpad is a low cost development board created by Texas Instruments that comes with an ARM Cortex-M4F processor

There are three ways to install lm4flash 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 lm4flash Using apt-get

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

sudo apt-get update

After updating apt database, We can install lm4flash using apt-get by running the following command:

sudo apt-get -y install lm4flash

Install lm4flash Using apt

Update apt database with apt using the following command.

sudo apt update

After updating apt database, We can install lm4flash using apt by running the following command:

sudo apt -y install lm4flash

Install lm4flash 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 lm4flash using aptitude by running the following command:

sudo aptitude -y install lm4flash

How To Uninstall lm4flash on Debian 10

To uninstall only the lm4flash package we can use the following command:

sudo apt-get remove lm4flash

Uninstall lm4flash And Its Dependencies

To uninstall lm4flash and its dependencies that are no longer needed by Debian 10, we can use the command below:

sudo apt-get -y autoremove lm4flash

Remove lm4flash Configurations and Data

To remove lm4flash configuration and data from Debian 10 we can use the following command:

sudo apt-get -y purge lm4flash

Remove lm4flash configuration, data, and all of its dependencies

We can use the following command to remove lm4flash configurations, data and all of its dependencies, we can use the following command:

sudo apt-get -y autoremove --purge lm4flash

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Summary

In this tutorial we learn how to install lm4flash on Debian 10 using different package management tools like apt, apt-get and aptitude.