How To Install sg_get_config on Debian 11

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

One-liner install command

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

sudo apt-get update && sudo apt -y install sg3-utils

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

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

sudo apt -y install sg3-utils

Install sg_get_config using apt

Because sg_get_config 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 sg_get_config using apt by running the following command:

sudo apt -y install sg3-utils

Install sg_get_config 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 sg_get_config by running the following command:

sudo aptitude -y install sg3-utils

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

sudo apt-get --only-upgrade install sg3-utils

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 sg_get_config from Debian 11

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

sudo apt-get remove sg3-utils

Uninstall sg_get_config and all its dependencies

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

sudo apt-get -y autoremove sg3-utils

Remove sg_get_config with all configurations and data

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

sudo apt-get -y purge sg3-utils

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

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

sudo apt-get -y autoremove --purge sg3-utils

Extra info and code examples

Most OSes have SCSI pass-through interfaces that enable user space programs to send SCSI commands to a device and fetch the response. With SCSI to ATA Translation (SAT) many ATA disks now can process SCSI commands. Typically each utility in this package implements one SCSI command. See the draft standards at www.t10.org for SCSI command definitions plus SAT. ATA commands are defined in the draft standards at www.t13.org . For a mapping between supported SCSI and ATA commands and utility names in this package see the COVERAGE file.

Conclusion

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

See also:

How To Install sg_get_config on Kali Linux

How To Install sg_get_config on Ubuntu 21.04

How To Install sg_get_config on Debian 11

How To Install sg_get_config on Fedora 34

How To Install sg_get_config on CentOS 8

How To Install sg_get_config on Ubuntu 22.04

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