How To Install mkbootimg on Debian 10

In this tutorial we learn how to install mkbootimg on Debian 10. mkbootimg is Creates Android boot images

Introduction

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

What is mkbootimg

Creates Android boot images that includes kernel image and ramdisk, in a special format which can be used with fastboot.

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

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

sudo apt-get update

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

sudo apt-get -y install mkbootimg

Install mkbootimg Using apt

Update apt database with apt using the following command.

sudo apt update

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

sudo apt -y install mkbootimg

Install mkbootimg 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 mkbootimg using aptitude by running the following command:

sudo aptitude -y install mkbootimg

How To Uninstall mkbootimg on Debian 10

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

sudo apt-get remove mkbootimg

Uninstall mkbootimg And Its Dependencies

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

sudo apt-get -y autoremove mkbootimg

Remove mkbootimg Configurations and Data

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

sudo apt-get -y purge mkbootimg

Remove mkbootimg configuration, data, and all of its dependencies

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

sudo apt-get -y autoremove --purge mkbootimg

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Summary

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