How To Install hfsplus on debian 9

In this tutorial we learn how to install hfsplus on debian 9. hfsplus is Tools to access HFS+ formatted volumes

Introduction

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

What is hfsplus

HFS+ is a modernized version of Apple Computers HFS Filesystem. Nowadays, it is widely used with more recent versions of MacOS. hfsplus consists of a library and a set of tools that allow access to HFS+ volumes. . This package contains the tools themselves.

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

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

sudo apt-get update

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

sudo apt-get -y install hfsplus

Install hfsplus Using apt

Update apt database with apt using the following command.

sudo apt update

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

sudo apt -y install hfsplus

Install hfsplus 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 hfsplus using aptitude by running the following command:

sudo aptitude -y install hfsplus

How To Uninstall hfsplus on debian 9

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

sudo apt-get remove hfsplus

Uninstall hfsplus And Its Dependencies

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

sudo apt-get -y autoremove hfsplus

Remove hfsplus Configurations and Data

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

sudo apt-get -y purge hfsplus

Remove hfsplus configuration, data, and all of its dependencies

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

sudo apt-get -y autoremove --purge hfsplus

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Summary

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