How To Install slminfo on Debian 11

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

One-liner install command

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

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

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

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

sudo apt -y install sunpinyin-utils

Install slminfo using apt

Because slminfo 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 slminfo using apt by running the following command:

sudo apt -y install sunpinyin-utils

Install slminfo 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 slminfo by running the following command:

sudo aptitude -y install sunpinyin-utils

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

sudo apt-get --only-upgrade install sunpinyin-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 slminfo from Debian 11

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

sudo apt-get remove sunpinyin-utils

Uninstall slminfo and all its dependencies

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

sudo apt-get -y autoremove sunpinyin-utils

Remove slminfo with all configurations and data

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

sudo apt-get -y purge sunpinyin-utils

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

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

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

Extra info and code examples

Sunpinyin is a statistical language model (SLM) based input method engine for Simplified Chinese, it features full sentence input. This package contains some utilities used by open-gram project, including: * genpyt - generate the pinyin lexicon * tslmpack - convert the ARPA format of SunPinyin back-off language model to its binary representation * tslmendian - change the byte-order of sunpinyin's threaded back-off language model and some Python programs which maybe used to import user dictionary from other input method such as sougou, google, fcitx etc.

Conclusion

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

See also:

How To Install slminfo on Debian 11

How To Install slminfo on Fedora 34

How To Install slminfo on CentOS 8

How To Install slminfo on Kali Linux

How To Install slminfo on Ubuntu 22.04

How To Install slminfo on Ubuntu 21.04

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