Installation on Debian-Based Systems

Qosium Probe can be installed by using Debian package management system. This works on Debian, Ubuntu, Raspbian (Raspberry Pi), and other Debian-based Linux distributions. Installation can be done in terminal or by using package manager applications like the Software Center and Synaptic.

1. Preparations #

First, sign in to your account and access your downloads page. Then download Qosium Probe for the target machine. The package is typically named as QosiumProbe_<version_details>.deb, where the <version_details> part depends on version to another and may contain many identifiers.

2. Package Pre-checks (Optional) #

The Debian package can be verified by opening Terminal and running:

dpkg --info QosiumProbe_<version_details>.deb

To see what will be installed and where to, run:

dpkg --contents QosiumProbe_<version_details>.deb

3. Installation #

To install a fresh or upgrade an existing Qosium Probe in a machine, open Terminal and run:

sudo dpkg -i  QosiumProbe_<version_details>.deb

It is also possible to use apt for installation. This method installs automatically all dependencies. Installation using apt-get happens the following way:

sudo apt-get install ./QosiumProbe_<version_details>.deb

The installation process asks all the relevant details, e.g., whether or not to install Qosium Probe as a Systemd service, etc.

After installation, you can check which version of Qosium Probe is installed by running:

dpkg -l qosiumprobe

4. Uninstallation #

To remove qosiumprobe from the machine, run:

sudo dpkg -r qosiumprobe

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