How To Install svnweb-server on Ubuntu 21.04

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

One-liner install command

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

sudo apt-get update && sudo apt -y install libsvn-web-perl

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

What is svnweb-server 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 svnweb-server 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 svnweb-server 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 svnweb-server using apt by running the following command:

sudo apt -y install libsvn-web-perl

Install svnweb-server using apt

Because svnweb-server 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 svnweb-server using apt by running the following command:

sudo apt -y install libsvn-web-perl

Install svnweb-server 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 svnweb-server by running the following command:

sudo aptitude -y install libsvn-web-perl

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

sudo apt-get --only-upgrade install libsvn-web-perl

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 svnweb-server from Ubuntu 21.04

To uninstall only the svnweb-server package you can execute the following command:

sudo apt-get remove libsvn-web-perl

Uninstall svnweb-server and all its dependencies

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

sudo apt-get -y autoremove libsvn-web-perl

Remove svnweb-server with all configurations and data

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

sudo apt-get -y purge libsvn-web-perl

Remove svnweb-server completely (configurations, data and all of its dependencies)

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

sudo apt-get -y autoremove --purge libsvn-web-perl

Extra info and code examples

SVN::Web provides a web interface to subversion repositories. - Viewing multiple Subversion repositories. - Browsing every revision of the repository. - Viewing the contents of files in the repository at any revision. - Viewing diffs of arbitrary revisions of any file. - Viewing the revision log of files and directories, see what was changed when, by who. - Viewing the blame/annotation details of any file. - Generating RSS feeds of commits, down to the granularity of individual files. - Many more.

Conclusion

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

See also:

How To Install svnweb-server on CentOS 8

How To Install svnweb-server on Ubuntu 22.04

How To Install svnweb-server on Ubuntu 21.04

How To Install svnweb-server on Kali Linux

How To Install svnweb-server on Debian 11

How To Install svnweb-server on Fedora 34

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