How To Install heaptrack_print on Debian 11

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

One-liner install command

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

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

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

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

sudo apt -y install heaptrack

Install heaptrack_print using apt

Because heaptrack_print 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 heaptrack_print using apt by running the following command:

sudo apt -y install heaptrack

Install heaptrack_print 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 heaptrack_print by running the following command:

sudo aptitude -y install heaptrack

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

sudo apt-get --only-upgrade install heaptrack

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 heaptrack_print from Debian 11

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

sudo apt-get remove heaptrack

Uninstall heaptrack_print and all its dependencies

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

sudo apt-get -y autoremove heaptrack

Remove heaptrack_print with all configurations and data

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

sudo apt-get -y purge heaptrack

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

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

sudo apt-get -y autoremove --purge heaptrack

Extra info and code examples

Heap memory usage profiler. It uses LD_PRELOAD to track all calls to the core memory allocation functions and logs these occurrences. Additionally, backtraces are obtained and logged. The package contains command line tools.

Conclusion

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

See also:

How To Install heaptrack_print on Debian 11

How To Install heaptrack_print on Kali Linux

How To Install heaptrack_print on Fedora 34

How To Install heaptrack_print on CentOS 8

How To Install heaptrack_print on Ubuntu 22.04

How To Install heaptrack_print on Ubuntu 21.04

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