How To Install apophenia-bin on Kali Linux

In this tutorial we learn how to install apophenia-bin on Kali Linux. apophenia-bin is Apophenia Statistical C Library – binary package

Introduction

In this tutorial we learn how to install apophenia-bin on Kali Linux.

What is apophenia-bin

The Apophenia Statistical C Library is an open source C library for working with data sets and statistical models. It provides functions on the same level as those of the typical stats packages (such as OLS, probit, or singular value decomposition) but gives the user more flexibility to be creative in model-building.

Apophenia is meant to scale well, to comfortably work with gigabyte data sets, million-step simulations, or computationally-intensive agent-based models.

Apophenia builds upon the GNU Scientific and SQLite libraries, MySQL/mariaDB is also supported. The core functions are written in C, but experience has shown them to be easy to bind in Python, Julia, Perl, Ruby, etc. The source code is distributed under the GNU General Public License version 2 (GPL2).

This package provides several command line utility examples.

There are three ways to install apophenia-bin on Kali Linux . We can use apt-get, apt and aptitude. In the following sections we will describe each method. You can choose one of them.

Install apophenia-bin Using apt-get

Update apt database with apt-get using the following command.

sudo apt-get update

After updating apt database, We can install apophenia-bin using apt-get by running the following command:

sudo apt-get -y install apophenia-bin

Install apophenia-bin Using apt

Update apt database with apt using the following command.

sudo apt update

After updating apt database, We can install apophenia-bin using apt by running the following command:

sudo apt -y install apophenia-bin

Install apophenia-bin 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 Kali Linux. Update apt database with aptitude using the following command.

sudo aptitude update

After updating apt database, We can install apophenia-bin using aptitude by running the following command:

sudo aptitude -y install apophenia-bin

How To Uninstall apophenia-bin on Kali Linux

To uninstall only the apophenia-bin package we can use the following command:

sudo apt-get remove apophenia-bin

Uninstall apophenia-bin And Its Dependencies

To uninstall apophenia-bin and its dependencies that are no longer needed by Kali Linux, we can use the command below:

sudo apt-get -y autoremove apophenia-bin

Remove apophenia-bin Configurations and Data

To remove apophenia-bin configuration and data from Kali Linux we can use the following command:

sudo apt-get -y purge apophenia-bin

Remove apophenia-bin configuration, data, and all of its dependencies

We can use the following command to remove apophenia-bin configurations, data and all of its dependencies, we can use the following command:

sudo apt-get -y autoremove --purge apophenia-bin

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Summary

In this tutorial we learn how to install apophenia-bin using different package management tools like apt, apt-get and aptitude.