How To Install pildriver on Debian 11

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

One-liner install command

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

sudo apt-get update && sudo apt -y install python3-pil

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

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

sudo apt -y install python3-pil

Install pildriver using apt

Because pildriver 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 pildriver using apt by running the following command:

sudo apt -y install python3-pil

Install pildriver 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 pildriver by running the following command:

sudo aptitude -y install python3-pil

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

sudo apt-get --only-upgrade install python3-pil

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 pildriver from Debian 11

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

sudo apt-get remove python3-pil

Uninstall pildriver and all its dependencies

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

sudo apt-get -y autoremove python3-pil

Remove pildriver with all configurations and data

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

sudo apt-get -y purge python3-pil

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

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

sudo apt-get -y autoremove --purge python3-pil

Extra info and code examples

The Python Imaging Library (PIL) adds an image object to your Python interpreter. You can load images from a variety of file formats, and apply a rich set of image operations to them. Image Objects: o Bilevel, greyscale, palette, true colour (RGB), true colour with transparency (RGBA). o colour separation (CMYK). o Copy, cut, paste operations. o Flip, transpose, resize, rotate, and arbitrary affine transforms. o Transparency operations. o Channel and point operations. o Colour transforms, including matrix operations. o Image enhancement, including convolution filters. File Formats: o Full (Open/Load/Save): BMP, EPS (with ghostscript), GIF, IM, JPEG, MSP, PDF, PNG, PPM, TIFF, XBM. o Read only (Open/Load): ARG, CUR, DCX, FLI, FPX, GBR, GD, ICO, IMT, IPTC, MCIDAS, MPEG, PhotoCD, PCX, PIXAR, PSD, TGA, SGI, SUN, TGA, WMF, XPM. o Save only: PDF, EPS (without ghostscript).

Conclusion

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

See also:

How To Install pildriver on Ubuntu 22.04

How To Install pildriver on Kali Linux

How To Install pildriver on Debian 11

How To Install pildriver on Fedora 34

How To Install pildriver on CentOS 8

How To Install pildriver on Ubuntu 21.04

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