How To Install cppad on Kali Linux

In this tutorial we learn how to install cppad on Kali Linux. cppad is Automatic Differentiation of C++ algorithms, dummy package

Introduction

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

What is cppad

CppAD is a package for automatic differentiation (AD) of algorithms written in C++. Given appropriately written C++ code that computes a function, CppAD augments it to also compute derivative values. The system uses templates, supports forward and reverse accumulation modes, and allows nested derivatives.

This transition package helps with the move to libcppad-dev.

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

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

sudo apt-get update

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

sudo apt-get -y install cppad

Install cppad Using apt

Update apt database with apt using the following command.

sudo apt update

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

sudo apt -y install cppad

Install cppad 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 cppad using aptitude by running the following command:

sudo aptitude -y install cppad

How To Uninstall cppad on Kali Linux

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

sudo apt-get remove cppad

Uninstall cppad And Its Dependencies

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

sudo apt-get -y autoremove cppad

Remove cppad Configurations and Data

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

sudo apt-get -y purge cppad

Remove cppad configuration, data, and all of its dependencies

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

sudo apt-get -y autoremove --purge cppad

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Summary

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