How To Install dssp on Kali Linux

In this tutorial we learn how to install dssp on Kali Linux. dssp is protein secondary structure assignment based on 3D structure

Introduction

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

What is dssp

DSSP is an application you use to assign the secondary structure of a protein based on its solved three dimensional (3D) structure.

This version (4.0) of DSSP is a rewrite that writes annotated mmCIF files by default but can still produce the older dssp format. New is also the support of PP helices.

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

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

sudo apt-get update

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

sudo apt-get -y install dssp

Install dssp Using apt

Update apt database with apt using the following command.

sudo apt update

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

sudo apt -y install dssp

Install dssp 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 dssp using aptitude by running the following command:

sudo aptitude -y install dssp

How To Uninstall dssp on Kali Linux

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

sudo apt-get remove dssp

Uninstall dssp And Its Dependencies

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

sudo apt-get -y autoremove dssp

Remove dssp Configurations and Data

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

sudo apt-get -y purge dssp

Remove dssp configuration, data, and all of its dependencies

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

sudo apt-get -y autoremove --purge dssp

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Summary

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