How To Install asciiart on Kali Linux

In this tutorial we learn how to install asciiart on Kali Linux. asciiart is command line tool to turn images into ASCII art

Introduction

In this tutorial we learn how to install asciiart on Kali Linux.

What is asciiart

This gem provides a command line utility to turn images into ASCII art. It can be used as an executable which may be called from the terminal as well as a library so that it can be used in other programs.

There are three ways to install asciiart 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 asciiart Using apt-get

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

sudo apt-get update

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

sudo apt-get -y install asciiart

Install asciiart Using apt

Update apt database with apt using the following command.

sudo apt update

After updating apt database, We can install asciiart using apt by running the following command:

sudo apt -y install asciiart

Install asciiart 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 asciiart using aptitude by running the following command:

sudo aptitude -y install asciiart

How To Uninstall asciiart on Kali Linux

To uninstall only the asciiart package we can use the following command:

sudo apt-get remove asciiart

Uninstall asciiart And Its Dependencies

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

sudo apt-get -y autoremove asciiart

Remove asciiart Configurations and Data

To remove asciiart configuration and data from Kali Linux we can use the following command:

sudo apt-get -y purge asciiart

Remove asciiart configuration, data, and all of its dependencies

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

sudo apt-get -y autoremove --purge asciiart

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Summary

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