How To Install gpicview on Debian 11

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

One-liner install command

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

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

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

What is gpicview 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 gpicview 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 gpicview 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 gpicview using apt by running the following command:

sudo apt -y install gpicview

Install gpicview using apt

Because gpicview 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 gpicview using apt by running the following command:

sudo apt -y install gpicview

Install gpicview 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 gpicview by running the following command:

sudo aptitude -y install gpicview

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

sudo apt-get --only-upgrade install gpicview

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 gpicview from Debian 11

To uninstall only the gpicview package you can execute the following command:

sudo apt-get remove gpicview

Uninstall gpicview and all its dependencies

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

sudo apt-get -y autoremove gpicview

Remove gpicview with all configurations and data

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

sudo apt-get -y purge gpicview

Remove gpicview completely (configurations, data and all of its dependencies)

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

sudo apt-get -y autoremove --purge gpicview

Extra info and code examples

GPicView is a lightweight GTK+ 2.x based image viewer with following features: * Extremely lightweight and fast with low memory usage * Very suitable for default image viewer of desktop system * Simple and intuitive interface * Minimal lib dependency: Only pure GTK+ is used * Desktop independent: Doesn't require any specific desktop environment

Conclusion

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

See also:

How To Install gpicview on Kali Linux

How To Install gpicview on Debian 11

How To Install gpicview on Fedora 34

How To Install gpicview on Ubuntu 22.04

How To Install gpicview on Ubuntu 21.04

How To Install gpicview on CentOS 8

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