How To Install delly on Kali Linux

In this tutorial we learn how to install delly on Kali Linux. delly is Structural variant discovery by read analysis

Introduction

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

What is delly

Delly performs Structural variant discovery by integrated paired-end and split-read analysis. It discovers, genotypes and visualizes deletions, tandem duplications, inversions and translocations at single-nucleotide resolution in short-read massively parallel sequencing data. It uses paired-ends, split-reads and read-depth to sensitively and accurately delineate genomic rearrangements throughout the genome.

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

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

sudo apt-get update

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

sudo apt-get -y install delly

Install delly Using apt

Update apt database with apt using the following command.

sudo apt update

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

sudo apt -y install delly

Install delly 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 delly using aptitude by running the following command:

sudo aptitude -y install delly

How To Uninstall delly on Kali Linux

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

sudo apt-get remove delly

Uninstall delly And Its Dependencies

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

sudo apt-get -y autoremove delly

Remove delly Configurations and Data

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

sudo apt-get -y purge delly

Remove delly configuration, data, and all of its dependencies

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

sudo apt-get -y autoremove --purge delly

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Summary

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