How To Install cider-doc on Ubuntu 22.04

In this tutorial we learn how to install cider-doc on Ubuntu 22.04. cider-doc is Clojure IDE for Emacs - documentation

Introduction

In this tutorial we learn how to install cider-doc on Ubuntu 22.04.

What is cider-doc

cider-doc is:

CIDER is the Clojure(Script) Interactive Development Environment that Rocks

While clojure-mode provides Emacs support for editing Clojure source files, CIDER’s cider-mode provides support for interacting with a running Clojure process for compilation, debugging, looking up definitions and more.

This package installs CIDER’s documentation.

There are three ways to install cider-doc on Ubuntu 22.04. We can use apt-get, apt and aptitude. In the following sections we will describe each method. You can choose one of them.

Install cider-doc Using apt-get

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

sudo apt-get update

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

sudo apt-get -y install cider-doc

Install cider-doc Using apt

Update apt database with apt using the following command.

sudo apt update

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

sudo apt -y install cider-doc

Install cider-doc 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 Ubuntu. Update apt database with aptitude using the following command.

sudo aptitude update

After updating apt database, We can install cider-doc using aptitude by running the following command:

sudo aptitude -y install cider-doc

How To Uninstall cider-doc on Ubuntu 22.04

To uninstall only the cider-doc package we can use the following command:

sudo apt-get remove cider-doc

Uninstall cider-doc And Its Dependencies

To uninstall cider-doc and its dependencies that are no longer needed by Ubuntu 22.04, we can use the command below:

sudo apt-get -y autoremove cider-doc

Remove cider-doc Configurations and Data

To remove cider-doc configuration and data from Ubuntu 22.04 we can use the following command:

sudo apt-get -y purge cider-doc

Remove cider-doc configuration, data, and all of its dependencies

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

sudo apt-get -y autoremove --purge cider-doc

References

Summary

In this tutorial we learn how to install cider-doc package on Ubuntu 22.04 using different package management tools: apt, apt-get and aptitude.