How To Install metview on Debian 10

In this tutorial we learn how to install metview on Debian 10. metview is Interactive data visualization and analysis environment,

Introduction

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

What is metview

Metview has been designed as a flexible, modular and extendible system able to accommodate the evolving needs of the user. The system is based on the ECMWF standards for graphics (Magics) and data access (MARS) but can also access locally stored data. The user interface is based on Motif and Qt. Metview is a fully distributed system where modules can run on different workstations and servers. . Metview is a cooperative project between ECMWF and INPE/CPTEC, Brazil. ECMWF has also been assisted by a staff member of M?t?o-France.

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

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

sudo apt-get update

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

sudo apt-get -y install metview

Install metview Using apt

Update apt database with apt using the following command.

sudo apt update

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

sudo apt -y install metview

Install metview 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 metview using aptitude by running the following command:

sudo aptitude -y install metview

How To Uninstall metview on Debian 10

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

sudo apt-get remove metview

Uninstall metview And Its Dependencies

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

sudo apt-get -y autoremove metview

Remove metview Configurations and Data

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

sudo apt-get -y purge metview

Remove metview configuration, data, and all of its dependencies

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

sudo apt-get -y autoremove --purge metview

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Summary

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