How To Install 2to3 on Kali Linux

In this tutorial we learn how to install 2to3 on Kali Linux. 2to3 is 2to3 binary using python3

Introduction

In this tutorial we learn how to install 2to3 on Kali Linux.

What is 2to3

2to3 is a Python program that reads Python 2.x source code and applies a series of fixers to transform it into valid Python 3.x code. The standard library contains a rich set of fixers that will handle almost all code. 2to3 supporting library lib2to3 is, however, a flexible and generic library, so it is possible to write your own fixers for 2to3. lib2to3 could also be adapted to custom applications in which Python code needs to be edited automatically.

This package is a dependency package, which depends on Debian’s default Python 3 2to3 version (currently v3.9).

There are three ways to install 2to3 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 2to3 Using apt-get

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

sudo apt-get update

After updating apt database, We can install 2to3 using apt-get by running the following command:

sudo apt-get -y install 2to3

Install 2to3 Using apt

Update apt database with apt using the following command.

sudo apt update

After updating apt database, We can install 2to3 using apt by running the following command:

sudo apt -y install 2to3

Install 2to3 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 2to3 using aptitude by running the following command:

sudo aptitude -y install 2to3

How To Uninstall 2to3 on Kali Linux

To uninstall only the 2to3 package we can use the following command:

sudo apt-get remove 2to3

Uninstall 2to3 And Its Dependencies

To uninstall 2to3 and its dependencies that are no longer needed by Kali Linux, we can use the command below:

sudo apt-get -y autoremove 2to3

Remove 2to3 Configurations and Data

To remove 2to3 configuration and data from Kali Linux we can use the following command:

sudo apt-get -y purge 2to3

Remove 2to3 configuration, data, and all of its dependencies

We can use the following command to remove 2to3 configurations, data and all of its dependencies, we can use the following command:

sudo apt-get -y autoremove --purge 2to3

References

Summary

In this tutorial we learn how to install 2to3 using different package management tools like apt, apt-get and aptitude.