How To Install desmume on Kali Linux

In this tutorial we learn how to install desmume on Kali Linux. desmume is Nintendo DS emulator

Introduction

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

What is desmume

DeSmuME is a Nintendo DS emulator running homebrew demos and commercial games.

This package includes all three binaries:

  • desmume: gtk user interface;
  • desmume-glade: gtk-glade user interface;
  • desmume-cli: command line user interface.

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

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

sudo apt-get update

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

sudo apt-get -y install desmume

Install desmume Using apt

Update apt database with apt using the following command.

sudo apt update

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

sudo apt -y install desmume

Install desmume 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 desmume using aptitude by running the following command:

sudo aptitude -y install desmume

How To Uninstall desmume on Kali Linux

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

sudo apt-get remove desmume

Uninstall desmume And Its Dependencies

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

sudo apt-get -y autoremove desmume

Remove desmume Configurations and Data

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

sudo apt-get -y purge desmume

Remove desmume configuration, data, and all of its dependencies

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

sudo apt-get -y autoremove --purge desmume

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Summary

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