Install GDebi on Linux Mint 20 - A step by step guide ?

GDebi is a tool that helps you in the efficient installation of the .deb packages on a Linux-based system. It is an extremely lightweight tool that handles the resolution of the packages and dependencies really well. Moreover, apart from its accessibility from the Linux terminal, it also offers a graphical user interface (GUI).

Here at LinuxAPT, as part of our Server Management Services, we regularly help our Customers to perform related Linux packages queriess.

In this context, we shall look into how to install GDebi on a Linux Mint 20 system.

How to Install GDebi on your Linux Mint 20 system ?

If you want to install GDebi on your Linux Mint 20 machine, then you will have to follow the outlined steps given below.

1. Perform System Update

To begin, you need to install the latest system update by executing the following command:

$ sudo apt update

2. Install GDebi on your Linux Mint 20 System

Now, after the installation of the latest system update, you can install GDebi on your Linux Mint 20 system with the execution of the command shown below:

$ sudo apt install gdebi

3.  Verify GDebi Installation

Now, Find out the Version of GDebi Installed on your Linux Mint 20 System by executing the below command:

$ gdebi --version

This command will display the exact version of GDebi installed on our Linux Mint 20 machine.

How to Uninstall GDebi from Linux Mint 20 ?

To remove GDebi from your Linux Mint 20 machine, you just need to execute the command shown below:

$ sudo apt-get purge --autoremove gdebi

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This article covers the installation procedure of the GDebi tool on a Linux Mint 20 system. In fact, Gdebi is a lightweight deb packages installer is default in Ubuntu Desktop. It help you to Install and Manage Packages you downloaded from 3rd Party sites and Software centre.

How to Install GDebi through Command Line ?

If you don't have gdebi installed you'll get the below error:

$ sudo gdebi command not found

1. Update the APT Repository:

$ sudo apt-get update

2. Install Gdebi now:

$ sudo apt-get install gdebi

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