How To Install collada-urdf-tools on Kali Linux

In this tutorial we learn how to install collada-urdf-tools on Kali Linux. collada-urdf-tools is ROS collada_urdf tools

Introduction

In this tutorial we learn how to install collada-urdf-tools on Kali Linux.

What is collada-urdf-tools

This package contains tools to convert between Unified Robot Description Format (URDF) documents and COLLAborative Design Activity (COLLADA) documents.

It implements robot-specific COLLADA extensions as defined by http://openrave.programmingvision.com/index.php/Started:COLLADA

This package contains the tools.

There are three ways to install collada-urdf-tools 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 collada-urdf-tools Using apt-get

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

sudo apt-get update

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

sudo apt-get -y install collada-urdf-tools

Install collada-urdf-tools Using apt

Update apt database with apt using the following command.

sudo apt update

After updating apt database, We can install collada-urdf-tools using apt by running the following command:

sudo apt -y install collada-urdf-tools

Install collada-urdf-tools 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 collada-urdf-tools using aptitude by running the following command:

sudo aptitude -y install collada-urdf-tools

How To Uninstall collada-urdf-tools on Kali Linux

To uninstall only the collada-urdf-tools package we can use the following command:

sudo apt-get remove collada-urdf-tools

Uninstall collada-urdf-tools And Its Dependencies

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

sudo apt-get -y autoremove collada-urdf-tools

Remove collada-urdf-tools Configurations and Data

To remove collada-urdf-tools configuration and data from Kali Linux we can use the following command:

sudo apt-get -y purge collada-urdf-tools

Remove collada-urdf-tools configuration, data, and all of its dependencies

We can use the following command to remove collada-urdf-tools configurations, data and all of its dependencies, we can use the following command:

sudo apt-get -y autoremove --purge collada-urdf-tools

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Summary

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