How To Install sollya on Ubuntu 21.04

In this guide, we’ll discuss How To Install sollya on Ubuntu 21.04. Also, we will demonstrate how to uninstall and update sollya.

One-liner install command

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

sudo apt-get update && sudo apt -y install sollya

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

What is sollya and what are the ways to install it?

Before beginning this tutorial, you will need access to a server or computer running Ubuntu 21.04. This guide was written specifically with a server running Ubuntu 21.04 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 sollya on Ubuntu 21.04. 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 sollya 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 sollya using apt by running the following command:

sudo apt -y install sollya

Install sollya using apt

Because sollya is available in Ubuntu 21.04’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 sollya using apt by running the following command:

sudo apt -y install sollya

Install sollya 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 Ubuntu 21.04. Update apt database with aptitude using the following command.

sudo aptitude update

After updating aptitude database, You can install sollya by running the following command:

sudo aptitude -y install sollya

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

sudo apt-get --only-upgrade install sollya

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 sollya from Ubuntu 21.04

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

sudo apt-get remove sollya

Uninstall sollya and all its dependencies

To uninstall sollya and its dependencies that are no longer needed by Ubuntu 21.04, you can use the command below:

sudo apt-get -y autoremove sollya

Remove sollya with all configurations and data

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

sudo apt-get -y purge sollya

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

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

sudo apt-get -y autoremove --purge sollya

Extra info and code examples

Sollya is both a tool environment and a library for safe floating-point code development. It offers a convenient way to perform computations with multiple precision interval arithmetic. It is particularly targeted to the automated implementation of mathematical floating-point libraries. Initially, Sollya was intended more specifically for people implementing numerical functions in mathematical libraries (e.g., exp, arccos, tanh, etc.). Since then, the tool has evolved and has now become interesting not only to developers of mathematical libraries, but also to everyone who needs to perform numerical experiments in an environment that is safe with respect to round-off errors. This package provides the command-line tool sollya.

Conclusion

You now have a full guide on how to install sollya using apt, apt-get and aptitude tools. Also, we showed how to update as a single package and different ways to uninstall the sollya from Ubuntu 21.04.

See also:

How To Install sollya on CentOS 8

How To Install sollya on Ubuntu 22.04

How To Install sollya on Ubuntu 21.04

How To Install sollya on Kali Linux

How To Install sollya on Debian 11

How To Install sollya on Fedora 34

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