How To Install lunar on Debian 10

In this tutorial we learn how to install lunar on Debian 10. lunar is Chinese Lunar Calendar conversion utility

Introduction

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

What is lunar

The program performs date conversion between the Gregorian Solar Calendar (SC) and the Chinese Lunar Calendar (LC). Given a date in either calendar, the program also outputs the corresponding “shengxiao” animal of the year) and “ganzhi” characters. The date range currently covered is from about 1900 A.D. to 2049 A.D.

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

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

sudo apt-get update

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

sudo apt-get -y install lunar

Install lunar Using apt

Update apt database with apt using the following command.

sudo apt update

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

sudo apt -y install lunar

Install lunar 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 lunar using aptitude by running the following command:

sudo aptitude -y install lunar

How To Uninstall lunar on Debian 10

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

sudo apt-get remove lunar

Uninstall lunar And Its Dependencies

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

sudo apt-get -y autoremove lunar

Remove lunar Configurations and Data

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

sudo apt-get -y purge lunar

Remove lunar configuration, data, and all of its dependencies

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

sudo apt-get -y autoremove --purge lunar

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Summary

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