How To Install irb_tioga on Ubuntu 21.04

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

One-liner install command

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

sudo apt-get update && sudo apt -y install ruby-tioga

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

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

sudo apt -y install ruby-tioga

Install irb_tioga using apt

Because irb_tioga 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 irb_tioga using apt by running the following command:

sudo apt -y install ruby-tioga

Install irb_tioga 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 irb_tioga by running the following command:

sudo aptitude -y install ruby-tioga

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

sudo apt-get --only-upgrade install ruby-tioga

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 irb_tioga from Ubuntu 21.04

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

sudo apt-get remove ruby-tioga

Uninstall irb_tioga and all its dependencies

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

sudo apt-get -y autoremove ruby-tioga

Remove irb_tioga with all configurations and data

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

sudo apt-get -y purge ruby-tioga

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

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

sudo apt-get -y autoremove --purge ruby-tioga

Extra info and code examples

Tioga is a blend of PDF, pdfTex and ruby into a library to make scientific graphs of high quality. It is fairly complete and extensive, and comes with examples and (online) complete documentation. Tioga is useful for scripting the generation of graphs, and comes with a configuration file for irb for interactive plotting of pictures. A PDF viewer is strongly recommended if you want to make use of the tioga script, a wrapper around some of the library functionalities.

Conclusion

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

See also:

How To Install irb_tioga on Debian 11

How To Install irb_tioga on CentOS 8

How To Install irb_tioga on Ubuntu 22.04

How To Install irb_tioga on Ubuntu 21.04

How To Install irb_tioga on Fedora 34

How To Install irb_tioga on Kali Linux

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