How To Install kcharselect on debian 9

In this tutorial we learn how to install kcharselect on debian 9. kcharselect is special character utility

Introduction

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

What is kcharselect

KCharSelect is a utility for finding special characters which are not available on the keyboard. It can search for characters by Unicode number, display characters in any font, and copy characters to the clipboard so they can be pasted into documents. . This package is part of the KDE utilities module.

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

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

sudo apt-get update

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

sudo apt-get -y install kcharselect

Install kcharselect Using apt

Update apt database with apt using the following command.

sudo apt update

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

sudo apt -y install kcharselect

Install kcharselect 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 kcharselect using aptitude by running the following command:

sudo aptitude -y install kcharselect

How To Uninstall kcharselect on debian 9

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

sudo apt-get remove kcharselect

Uninstall kcharselect And Its Dependencies

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

sudo apt-get -y autoremove kcharselect

Remove kcharselect Configurations and Data

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

sudo apt-get -y purge kcharselect

Remove kcharselect configuration, data, and all of its dependencies

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

sudo apt-get -y autoremove --purge kcharselect

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Summary

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