How To Install charliecloud on Kali Linux

In this tutorial we learn how to install charliecloud on Kali Linux. charliecloud is user-defined software stacks (UDSS) for HPC centers (metapackage)

Introduction

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

What is charliecloud

Charliecloud provides user-defined software stacks (UDSS) (aka containers) for high-performance computing (HPC) centers. This “bring your own software stack” functionality addresses needs such as: software dependencies that are numerous, complex, unusual, differently configured, or simply newer/older than what the center provides; build-time requirements unavailable within the center, such as relatively unfettered internet access; validated software stacks and configuration to meet the standards of a particular field of inquiry; portability of environments between resources, including workstations and other test and development system not managed by the center; consistent environments, even archivally so, that can be easily, reliabily, and verifiably reproduced in the future; and/or usability and comprehensibility.

This package provides runtime and builder packages for Charliecloud.

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

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

sudo apt-get update

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

sudo apt-get -y install charliecloud

Install charliecloud Using apt

Update apt database with apt using the following command.

sudo apt update

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

sudo apt -y install charliecloud

Install charliecloud 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 charliecloud using aptitude by running the following command:

sudo aptitude -y install charliecloud

How To Uninstall charliecloud on Kali Linux

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

sudo apt-get remove charliecloud

Uninstall charliecloud And Its Dependencies

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

sudo apt-get -y autoremove charliecloud

Remove charliecloud Configurations and Data

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

sudo apt-get -y purge charliecloud

Remove charliecloud configuration, data, and all of its dependencies

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

sudo apt-get -y autoremove --purge charliecloud

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Summary

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