How To Install diatheke on debian 9

In this tutorial we learn how to install diatheke on debian 9. diatheke is command line bible browsing and search tool

Introduction

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

What is diatheke

The SWORD Project is an open source, cross-platform (Linux, Windows, Solaris, MacOSX etc.) API/library for Bible software with a constantly growing list of front-ends (GUI, textmode, web-based, etc.) and a library of over 200 text modules. . This package contains a command line utility for SWORD, allowing bible browsing and searching. This tool is used mostly only for library testing. Nicer front-ends are Xiphos (Gtk), Bibletime (Qt) and others.

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

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

sudo apt-get update

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

sudo apt-get -y install diatheke

Install diatheke Using apt

Update apt database with apt using the following command.

sudo apt update

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

sudo apt -y install diatheke

Install diatheke 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 diatheke using aptitude by running the following command:

sudo aptitude -y install diatheke

How To Uninstall diatheke on debian 9

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

sudo apt-get remove diatheke

Uninstall diatheke And Its Dependencies

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

sudo apt-get -y autoremove diatheke

Remove diatheke Configurations and Data

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

sudo apt-get -y purge diatheke

Remove diatheke configuration, data, and all of its dependencies

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

sudo apt-get -y autoremove --purge diatheke

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Summary

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