How To Install mjpegtools on debian 9

In this tutorial we learn how to install mjpegtools on debian 9. mjpegtools is MJPEG capture/editing/replay and MPEG encoding toolset

Introduction

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

What is mjpegtools

The mjpeg programs are a set of tools that can do recording of videos and playback, simple cut-and-paste editing and the MPEG compression of audio and video under Linux.

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

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

sudo apt-get update

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

sudo apt-get -y install mjpegtools

Install mjpegtools Using apt

Update apt database with apt using the following command.

sudo apt update

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

sudo apt -y install mjpegtools

Install mjpegtools 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 mjpegtools using aptitude by running the following command:

sudo aptitude -y install mjpegtools

How To Uninstall mjpegtools on debian 9

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

sudo apt-get remove mjpegtools

Uninstall mjpegtools And Its Dependencies

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

sudo apt-get -y autoremove mjpegtools

Remove mjpegtools Configurations and Data

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

sudo apt-get -y purge mjpegtools

Remove mjpegtools configuration, data, and all of its dependencies

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

sudo apt-get -y autoremove --purge mjpegtools

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Summary

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