How To Install mitools on Debian 10

In this tutorial we learn how to install mitools on Debian 10. mitools is view, convert and perform basic maths with medical image datasets

Introduction

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

What is mitools

The three contained tools micalc, miconv and miview are handy command-line utilities for converting, manipulating and viewing medical image data in various formats (DICOM, NIfTI, PNG, binary data, …).

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

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

sudo apt-get update

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

sudo apt-get -y install mitools

Install mitools Using apt

Update apt database with apt using the following command.

sudo apt update

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

sudo apt -y install mitools

Install mitools 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 mitools using aptitude by running the following command:

sudo aptitude -y install mitools

How To Uninstall mitools on Debian 10

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

sudo apt-get remove mitools

Uninstall mitools And Its Dependencies

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

sudo apt-get -y autoremove mitools

Remove mitools Configurations and Data

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

sudo apt-get -y purge mitools

Remove mitools configuration, data, and all of its dependencies

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

sudo apt-get -y autoremove --purge mitools

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Summary

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