How To Install itk3 on debian 9

In this tutorial we learn how to install itk3 on debian 9. itk3 is [incr Tk] OOP extension for Tk - run-time files

Introduction

In this tutorial we learn how to install itk3 on debian 9.

What is itk3

[incr Tk] (or itk) combines the object-oriented power of [incr Tcl] with the popular Tk graphical toolkit to create a framework for creating mega-widgets. One such set of mega-widgets is provided by the iwidgets package. . This package contains everything you need to run itk scripts and itk-enabled apps.

There are three ways to install itk3 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 itk3 Using apt-get

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

sudo apt-get update

After updating apt database, We can install itk3 using apt-get by running the following command:

sudo apt-get -y install itk3

Install itk3 Using apt

Update apt database with apt using the following command.

sudo apt update

After updating apt database, We can install itk3 using apt by running the following command:

sudo apt -y install itk3

Install itk3 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 itk3 using aptitude by running the following command:

sudo aptitude -y install itk3

How To Uninstall itk3 on debian 9

To uninstall only the itk3 package we can use the following command:

sudo apt-get remove itk3

Uninstall itk3 And Its Dependencies

To uninstall itk3 and its dependencies that are no longer needed by debian 9, we can use the command below:

sudo apt-get -y autoremove itk3

Remove itk3 Configurations and Data

To remove itk3 configuration and data from debian 9 we can use the following command:

sudo apt-get -y purge itk3

Remove itk3 configuration, data, and all of its dependencies

We can use the following command to remove itk3 configurations, data and all of its dependencies, we can use the following command:

sudo apt-get -y autoremove --purge itk3

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Summary

In this tutorial we learn how to install itk3 on debian 9 using different package management tools like apt, apt-get and aptitude.