How To Install chasquid on debian 9

In this tutorial we learn how to install chasquid on debian 9. chasquid is simple SMTP (email) server written in go

Introduction

In this tutorial we learn how to install chasquid on debian 9.

What is chasquid

chasquid is an SMTP (email) server. It aims to be easy to configure and maintain for a small mail server, at the expense of flexibility and functionality. . It’s written in Go, and is open source under the Apache license 2.0. . It is currently in beta: it’s functional and has had some production exposure, but some things may still change in backwards-incompatible ways, including the configuration format. It should be rare and will be avoided if possible.

There are three ways to install chasquid on debian 9. We can use apt-get, apt and aptitude. In the following sections we will describe each method. You can choose one of them.

Install chasquid Using apt-get

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

sudo apt-get update

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

sudo apt-get -y install chasquid

Install chasquid Using apt

Update apt database with apt using the following command.

sudo apt update

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

sudo apt -y install chasquid

Install chasquid 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 chasquid using aptitude by running the following command:

sudo aptitude -y install chasquid

How To Uninstall chasquid on debian 9

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

sudo apt-get remove chasquid

Uninstall chasquid And Its Dependencies

To uninstall chasquid and its dependencies that are no longer needed by debian 9, we can use the command below:

sudo apt-get -y autoremove chasquid

Remove chasquid Configurations and Data

To remove chasquid configuration and data from debian 9 we can use the following command:

sudo apt-get -y purge chasquid

Remove chasquid configuration, data, and all of its dependencies

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

sudo apt-get -y autoremove --purge chasquid

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Summary

In this tutorial we learn how to install chasquid on debian 9 using different package management tools like apt, apt-get and aptitude.