How To Install gftp-text on Debian 11

In this guide, we’ll discuss How To Install gftp-text on Debian 11. Also, we will demonstrate how to uninstall and update gftp-text.

One-liner install command

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

sudo apt-get update && sudo apt -y install gftp-text

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

What is gftp-text and what are the ways to install it?

Before beginning this tutorial, you will need access to a server or computer running Debian 11. This guide was written specifically with a server running Debian 11 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 gftp-text on Debian 11. 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 gftp-text 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 gftp-text using apt by running the following command:

sudo apt -y install gftp-text

Install gftp-text using apt

Because gftp-text is available in Debian 11’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 gftp-text using apt by running the following command:

sudo apt -y install gftp-text

Install gftp-text 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 11. Update apt database with aptitude using the following command.

sudo aptitude update

After updating aptitude database, You can install gftp-text by running the following command:

sudo aptitude -y install gftp-text

How to upgrade (update) a single package gftp-text 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 gftp-text, e.g. single package, you should use the following format with the apt-get command/apt command:

sudo apt-get --only-upgrade install gftp-text

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 gftp-text from Debian 11

To uninstall only the gftp-text package you can execute the following command:

sudo apt-get remove gftp-text

Uninstall gftp-text and all its dependencies

To uninstall gftp-text and its dependencies that are no longer needed by Debian 11, you can use the command below:

sudo apt-get -y autoremove gftp-text

Remove gftp-text with all configurations and data

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

sudo apt-get -y purge gftp-text

Remove gftp-text completely (configurations, data and all of its dependencies)

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

sudo apt-get -y autoremove --purge gftp-text

Extra info and code examples

gFTP text version is a multithreaded FTP client running under console and written using GLib. gFTP features: * simultaneous downloads, * resuming of interrupted file transfers, * file transfer queues, * downloading of entire directories, * FTP and HTTP proxy support, * remote directory caching, * passive and non-passive file transfers, * drag-n-drop support, * bookmarks menu, * support for SSH and SSH2 file transfers, * support FXP transferts, * stop button, and many more features. Author: Brian Masney <

Conclusion

You now have a full guide on how to install gftp-text using apt, apt-get and aptitude tools. Also, we showed how to update as a single package and different ways to uninstall the gftp-text from Debian 11.

See also:

How To Install gftp-text on Kali Linux

How To Install gftp-text on Debian 11

How To Install gftp-text on Fedora 34

How To Install gftp-text on CentOS 8

How To Install gftp-text on Ubuntu 22.04

How To Install gftp-text on Ubuntu 21.04

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