How To Install marclint on Debian 11

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

One-liner install command

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

sudo apt-get update && sudo apt -y install libmarc-lint-perl

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

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

sudo apt -y install libmarc-lint-perl

Install marclint using apt

Because marclint 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 marclint using apt by running the following command:

sudo apt -y install libmarc-lint-perl

Install marclint 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 marclint by running the following command:

sudo aptitude -y install libmarc-lint-perl

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

sudo apt-get --only-upgrade install libmarc-lint-perl

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 marclint from Debian 11

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

sudo apt-get remove libmarc-lint-perl

Uninstall marclint and all its dependencies

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

sudo apt-get -y autoremove libmarc-lint-perl

Remove marclint with all configurations and data

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

sudo apt-get -y purge libmarc-lint-perl

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

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

sudo apt-get -y autoremove --purge libmarc-lint-perl

Extra info and code examples

MARC::Lint is a Perl module for checking the validity of MARC records. Most of the users will want to do something like is shown in the synopsis. Other users may choose instead to overload MARC::Lint's methods and provide their own special field-level checking. If you have certain requirements, such as making sure that all 952 tags have a certain call number in them, you can write a function that checks for that, and still get all the benefits of the MARC::Lint framework.

Conclusion

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

See also:

How To Install marclint on Kali Linux

How To Install marclint on Debian 11

How To Install marclint on CentOS 8

How To Install marclint on Fedora 34

How To Install marclint on Ubuntu 22.04

How To Install marclint on Ubuntu 21.04

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