How To Install netpipes on debian 9

In this tutorial we learn how to install netpipes on debian 9. netpipes is manipulate BSD TCP/IP stream sockets

Introduction

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

What is netpipes

The netpipes package makes TCP/IP streams usable in shell scripts. It can also simplify client/server code by allowing the programmer to skip all the tedious programming bits related to sockets and concentrate on writing a filter, or other service.

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

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

sudo apt-get update

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

sudo apt-get -y install netpipes

Install netpipes Using apt

Update apt database with apt using the following command.

sudo apt update

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

sudo apt -y install netpipes

Install netpipes 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 netpipes using aptitude by running the following command:

sudo aptitude -y install netpipes

How To Uninstall netpipes on debian 9

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

sudo apt-get remove netpipes

Uninstall netpipes And Its Dependencies

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

sudo apt-get -y autoremove netpipes

Remove netpipes Configurations and Data

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

sudo apt-get -y purge netpipes

Remove netpipes configuration, data, and all of its dependencies

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

sudo apt-get -y autoremove --purge netpipes

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Summary

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