Install powerman on Ubuntu: sudo apt-get install powerman

Learn how to install powerman with the command sudo apt-get install powerman on Ubuntus.



Quick installation of powerman:

Step 1: Update system:

	sudo apt-get update

Step 2: Install: powerman

Ater updaing the OS run following command to install the packae:

	sudo apt-get install powerman

Package Details

Maintainer:Ubuntu Developers
Home page:
Description:Centralized Power Distribution Unit (PDU) management PowerMan is a tool for manipulating Power Distribution Units (PDUs) from a central location. It is suitable for remote operation in data centers or compute cluster environment. . Several RPC varieties are supported natively by PowerMan and Expect-like configurability simplifies the addition of new devices. . This package contains the core system, and includes support for Genders, HTTP devices and NCurses user interface. Homepage:
Distro:Ubuntu 12.04 LTS

How to install powerman on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS?

First of all update your system with the command:

sudo apt-get update


Above command will download the package lists for Ubuntu 12.04 LTS on your system. This will update the list of newest versions of packages and its dependencies on your system.

After downloading the latest package list with the help of above you can run the installation process.

If powerman is not installed on your compter then the command 'dpkg -L powerman' will give followin error.

deepak@deepak-VirtualBox:~$ dpkg -L powerman
Package `powerman' is not installed.
Use dpkg --info (= dpkg-deb --info) to examine archive files,
and dpkg --contents (= dpkg-deb --contents) to list their contents.

Installing powerman:

After system update use the following command to install powerman:

sudo apt-get install powerman

Above command will confirm before installing the package on your Ubuntu 12.04 LTS Operating System. If you are not already logged in as su, installer will ask you the root password. After completion of the installation you can use the package on your system.

How to uninstall/remove powerman from Ubuntu 12.04 LTS?

Now we will see the commands for uninstalling the powerman from Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. For uninstalling this package you can easily use the apt command and remove the package from Linux Operating System.

To remove the powerman following command is used:

sudo apt-get remove  powerman

Following command is used to remove the powerman package along with its dependencies:

sudo apt-get remove --auto-remove powerman

This will remove powerman and all its dependent packages which is no longer needed in the system.

Completely removing powerman with all configuration files:

Following command should be used with care as it deletes all the configuration files and data:

sudo apt-get purge powerman

or you can use following command also:

sudo apt-get purge --auto-remove powerman

Above command will remove all the configuration files and data associated with powerman package. You can can't recover the delete data, so, use this command with care.