How To Install debci-collector on Ubuntu 21.04

In this guide, we’ll discuss How To Install debci-collector on Ubuntu 21.04. Also, we will demonstrate how to uninstall and update debci-collector.

One-liner install command

For those in a hurry, here's a one-line installation command:

sudo apt-get update && sudo apt -y install debci

But if you are interested in the detailed steps with descriptions, the following information is for you.

What is debci-collector and what are the ways to install it?

Before beginning this tutorial, you will need access to a server or computer running Ubuntu 21.04. This guide was written specifically with a server running Ubuntu 21.04 in mind, although it should also work on older, supported versions of the operating system.

Also, make sure you are running a regular, non-root user with sudo privileges configured on your server. When you have an account available, log in as your non-root user to begin.

There are several ways to install debci-collector on Ubuntu 21.04. You can use (links are clickable):

In the following sections, we will describe each method in detail. You can choose one of them or refer to the recommended one.

Install debci-collector using apt-get

First, update apt database with apt-get using the following command.

sudo apt-get update

After updating apt-get database, You can install debci-collector using apt by running the following command:

sudo apt -y install debci

Install debci-collector using apt

Because debci-collector is available in Ubuntu 21.04’s default repositories, it is possible to install it from these repositories using the apt packaging system.

To begin, update apt database with apt using the following command.

sudo apt update

After updating apt database, You can install debci-collector using apt by running the following command:

sudo apt -y install debci

Install debci-collector 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 21.04. Update apt database with aptitude using the following command.

sudo aptitude update

After updating aptitude database, You can install debci-collector by running the following command:

sudo aptitude -y install debci

How to upgrade (update) a single package debci-collector using apt-get?

First, you will need to update packages index. Run update command as usual:

sudo apt-get update

Next, to upgrade only the debci-collector, e.g. single package, you should use the following format with the apt-get command/apt command:

sudo apt-get --only-upgrade install debci

Note that this command will not install any new packages! If you wish to install the package if it doesn't exist you may leave out --only-upgrade part.

How To Uninstall debci-collector from Ubuntu 21.04

To uninstall only the debci-collector package you can execute the following command:

sudo apt-get remove debci

Uninstall debci-collector and all its dependencies

To uninstall debci-collector and its dependencies that are no longer needed by Ubuntu 21.04, you can use the command below:

sudo apt-get -y autoremove debci

Remove debci-collector with all configurations and data

To remove debci-collector configuration and data from your system you can run the following purge command:

sudo apt-get -y purge debci

Remove debci-collector completely (configurations, data and all of its dependencies)

And lastly, you can run the next command to remove absolutely everything related to debci-collector package, e.g.: configurations, data and all of its dependencies. Just use this command:

sudo apt-get -y autoremove --purge debci

Extra info and code examples

debci will scan the Debian archive for packages that contain DEP-8 compliant test suites, and run those test suites whenever a new version of the package, or of any package in its dependency chain (modulo the base system), is available. The requests are distributed to worker machines through AMQP queues. You need rabbitmq-server for this; but it is also possible to run RabbitMQ on a different server than debci, in which case you do not need to install that recommendation. This package contains the debci core.

Conclusion

You now have a full guide on how to install debci-collector using apt, apt-get and aptitude tools. Also, we showed how to update as a single package and different ways to uninstall the debci-collector from Ubuntu 21.04.

See also:

How To Install debci-collector on Debian 11

How To Install debci-collector on Fedora 34

How To Install debci-collector on CentOS 8

How To Install debci-collector on Ubuntu 22.04

How To Install debci-collector on Ubuntu 21.04

How To Install debci-collector on Kali Linux

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