How To Install midisnoop on Debian 10

In this tutorial we learn how to install midisnoop on Debian 10. midisnoop is MIDI monitor and prober

Introduction

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

What is midisnoop

Can be used to monitor a MIDI device and/or software, and to send MIDI messages to a MIDI port to see how the device/software responds. . Support both ALSA and JACK MIDI ports via the RtMidi library.

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

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

sudo apt-get update

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

sudo apt-get -y install midisnoop

Install midisnoop Using apt

Update apt database with apt using the following command.

sudo apt update

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

sudo apt -y install midisnoop

Install midisnoop 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 midisnoop using aptitude by running the following command:

sudo aptitude -y install midisnoop

How To Uninstall midisnoop on Debian 10

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

sudo apt-get remove midisnoop

Uninstall midisnoop And Its Dependencies

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

sudo apt-get -y autoremove midisnoop

Remove midisnoop Configurations and Data

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

sudo apt-get -y purge midisnoop

Remove midisnoop configuration, data, and all of its dependencies

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

sudo apt-get -y autoremove --purge midisnoop

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Summary

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