How To Install matroxset on Debian 10

In this tutorial we learn how to install matroxset on Debian 10. matroxset is switch output modes, including TV out, of Matrox video cards

Introduction

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

What is matroxset

This utility can be used to map heads to outputs, change the output mode to monitor, TV, or digital flat panel, display information about horizontal and vertical blanking, and view or modify a number of card specific controls.

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

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

sudo apt-get update

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

sudo apt-get -y install matroxset

Install matroxset Using apt

Update apt database with apt using the following command.

sudo apt update

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

sudo apt -y install matroxset

Install matroxset 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 matroxset using aptitude by running the following command:

sudo aptitude -y install matroxset

How To Uninstall matroxset on Debian 10

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

sudo apt-get remove matroxset

Uninstall matroxset And Its Dependencies

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

sudo apt-get -y autoremove matroxset

Remove matroxset Configurations and Data

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

sudo apt-get -y purge matroxset

Remove matroxset configuration, data, and all of its dependencies

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

sudo apt-get -y autoremove --purge matroxset

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Summary

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