How To Install powerpc64-linux-gnu-gcov on Debian 11

In this guide, we’ll discuss How To Install powerpc64-linux-gnu-gcov on Debian 11. Also, we will demonstrate how to uninstall and update powerpc64-linux-gnu-gcov.

One-liner install command

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

sudo apt-get update && sudo apt -y install gcc-powerpc64-linux-gnu

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

What is powerpc64-linux-gnu-gcov 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 powerpc64-linux-gnu-gcov 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 powerpc64-linux-gnu-gcov 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 powerpc64-linux-gnu-gcov using apt by running the following command:

sudo apt -y install gcc-powerpc64-linux-gnu

Install powerpc64-linux-gnu-gcov using apt

Because powerpc64-linux-gnu-gcov 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 powerpc64-linux-gnu-gcov using apt by running the following command:

sudo apt -y install gcc-powerpc64-linux-gnu

Install powerpc64-linux-gnu-gcov 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 powerpc64-linux-gnu-gcov by running the following command:

sudo aptitude -y install gcc-powerpc64-linux-gnu

How to upgrade (update) a single package powerpc64-linux-gnu-gcov 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 powerpc64-linux-gnu-gcov, e.g. single package, you should use the following format with the apt-get command/apt command:

sudo apt-get --only-upgrade install gcc-powerpc64-linux-gnu

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 powerpc64-linux-gnu-gcov from Debian 11

To uninstall only the powerpc64-linux-gnu-gcov package you can execute the following command:

sudo apt-get remove gcc-powerpc64-linux-gnu

Uninstall powerpc64-linux-gnu-gcov and all its dependencies

To uninstall powerpc64-linux-gnu-gcov and its dependencies that are no longer needed by Debian 11, you can use the command below:

sudo apt-get -y autoremove gcc-powerpc64-linux-gnu

Remove powerpc64-linux-gnu-gcov with all configurations and data

To remove powerpc64-linux-gnu-gcov configuration and data from your system you can run the following purge command:

sudo apt-get -y purge gcc-powerpc64-linux-gnu

Remove powerpc64-linux-gnu-gcov completely (configurations, data and all of its dependencies)

And lastly, you can run the next command to remove absolutely everything related to powerpc64-linux-gnu-gcov package, e.g.: configurations, data and all of its dependencies. Just use this command:

sudo apt-get -y autoremove --purge gcc-powerpc64-linux-gnu

Extra info and code examples

This is the GNU C compiler, a fairly portable optimizing compiler for C. This is a dependency package providing the default GNU C cross-compiler for the ppc64 architecture.

  • Maintainer: Debian GCC Maintainers
  • Sources url: unknown
  • Section/Category: unknown

Conclusion

You now have a full guide on how to install powerpc64-linux-gnu-gcov using apt, apt-get and aptitude tools. Also, we showed how to update as a single package and different ways to uninstall the powerpc64-linux-gnu-gcov from Debian 11.

See also:

How To Install powerpc64-linux-gnu-gcov on Kali Linux

How To Install powerpc64-linux-gnu-gcov on Debian 11

How To Install powerpc64-linux-gnu-gcov on CentOS 8

How To Install powerpc64-linux-gnu-gcov on Fedora 34

How To Install powerpc64-linux-gnu-gcov on Ubuntu 21.04

How To Install powerpc64-linux-gnu-gcov on Ubuntu 22.04

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