How To Install minia on Debian 10

In this tutorial we learn how to install minia on Debian 10. minia is short-read biological sequence assembler

Introduction

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

What is minia

Short-read DNA sequence assembler based on a de Bruijn graph, capable of assembling a human genome on a desktop computer in a day. . The output of Minia is a set of contigs. Minia produces results of similar contiguity and accuracy to other de Bruijn assemblers (e.g. Velvet).

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

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

sudo apt-get update

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

sudo apt-get -y install minia

Install minia Using apt

Update apt database with apt using the following command.

sudo apt update

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

sudo apt -y install minia

Install minia 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 minia using aptitude by running the following command:

sudo aptitude -y install minia

How To Uninstall minia on Debian 10

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

sudo apt-get remove minia

Uninstall minia And Its Dependencies

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

sudo apt-get -y autoremove minia

Remove minia Configurations and Data

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

sudo apt-get -y purge minia

Remove minia configuration, data, and all of its dependencies

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

sudo apt-get -y autoremove --purge minia

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Summary

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