How To Install python2-jenkins-jobs on Debian 11

In this guide, we’ll discuss How To Install python2-jenkins-jobs on Debian 11. Also, we will demonstrate how to uninstall and update python2-jenkins-jobs.

One-liner install command

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

sudo apt-get update && sudo apt -y install python-jenkins-job-builder

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

What is python2-jenkins-jobs 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 python2-jenkins-jobs 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 python2-jenkins-jobs 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 python2-jenkins-jobs using apt by running the following command:

sudo apt -y install python-jenkins-job-builder

Install python2-jenkins-jobs using apt

Because python2-jenkins-jobs 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 python2-jenkins-jobs using apt by running the following command:

sudo apt -y install python-jenkins-job-builder

Install python2-jenkins-jobs 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 python2-jenkins-jobs by running the following command:

sudo aptitude -y install python-jenkins-job-builder

How to upgrade (update) a single package python2-jenkins-jobs 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 python2-jenkins-jobs, e.g. single package, you should use the following format with the apt-get command/apt command:

sudo apt-get --only-upgrade install python-jenkins-job-builder

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 python2-jenkins-jobs from Debian 11

To uninstall only the python2-jenkins-jobs package you can execute the following command:

sudo apt-get remove python-jenkins-job-builder

Uninstall python2-jenkins-jobs and all its dependencies

To uninstall python2-jenkins-jobs and its dependencies that are no longer needed by Debian 11, you can use the command below:

sudo apt-get -y autoremove python-jenkins-job-builder

Remove python2-jenkins-jobs with all configurations and data

To remove python2-jenkins-jobs configuration and data from your system you can run the following purge command:

sudo apt-get -y purge python-jenkins-job-builder

Remove python2-jenkins-jobs completely (configurations, data and all of its dependencies)

And lastly, you can run the next command to remove absolutely everything related to python2-jenkins-jobs package, e.g.: configurations, data and all of its dependencies. Just use this command:

sudo apt-get -y autoremove --purge python-jenkins-job-builder

Extra info and code examples

Jenkins Job Builder takes simple descriptions of Jenkins jobs in YAML format and uses them to configure Jenkins. You can keep your job descriptions in human readable text format in a version control system to make changes and auditing easier. It also has a flexible template system, so creating many similarly configured jobs is easy. This package contains the Python 2.7 module.

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Conclusion

You now have a full guide on how to install python2-jenkins-jobs using apt, apt-get and aptitude tools. Also, we showed how to update as a single package and different ways to uninstall the python2-jenkins-jobs from Debian 11.

See also:

How To Install python2-jenkins-jobs on Debian 11

How To Install python2-jenkins-jobs on Fedora 34

How To Install python2-jenkins-jobs on CentOS 8

How To Install python2-jenkins-jobs on Ubuntu 22.04

How To Install python2-jenkins-jobs on Ubuntu 21.04

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