How To Install editra on debian 9

In this tutorial we learn how to install editra on debian 9. editra is simple multi-platform text editor

Introduction

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

What is editra

Editra is a multi-platform text editor with an implementation that focuses on creating an easy to use interface and features that aid in code development. Currently it supports syntax highlighting and variety of other useful features for over 60 programming languages.

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

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

sudo apt-get update

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

sudo apt-get -y install editra

Install editra Using apt

Update apt database with apt using the following command.

sudo apt update

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

sudo apt -y install editra

Install editra 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 editra using aptitude by running the following command:

sudo aptitude -y install editra

How To Uninstall editra on debian 9

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

sudo apt-get remove editra

Uninstall editra And Its Dependencies

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

sudo apt-get -y autoremove editra

Remove editra Configurations and Data

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

sudo apt-get -y purge editra

Remove editra configuration, data, and all of its dependencies

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

sudo apt-get -y autoremove --purge editra

References

Summary

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