How To Install eblook on debian 9

In this tutorial we learn how to install eblook on debian 9. eblook is electronic dictionary search command using EB Library

Introduction

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

What is eblook

eblook is a command for accessing electronic dictionaries using EB Library. By this command, you can easily use CD-ROM books of EPWING format (EPWING is popular in Japan). . For emacsen, please install the lookup-el package. It works as an interface to eblook on emacsen.

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

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

sudo apt-get update

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

sudo apt-get -y install eblook

Install eblook Using apt

Update apt database with apt using the following command.

sudo apt update

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

sudo apt -y install eblook

Install eblook 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 eblook using aptitude by running the following command:

sudo aptitude -y install eblook

How To Uninstall eblook on debian 9

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

sudo apt-get remove eblook

Uninstall eblook And Its Dependencies

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

sudo apt-get -y autoremove eblook

Remove eblook Configurations and Data

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

sudo apt-get -y purge eblook

Remove eblook configuration, data, and all of its dependencies

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

sudo apt-get -y autoremove --purge eblook

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Summary

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