How To Install dxf2gcode on Kali Linux

In this tutorial we learn how to install dxf2gcode on Kali Linux. dxf2gcode is prepares drawings of parts for automatic machine tools

Introduction

In this tutorial we learn how to install dxf2gcode on Kali Linux.

What is dxf2gcode

This program reads 2D mechanical drawings of parts to be fabricated and produces G-code tool movement instructions for running on automatic machine tools (CNC machines) such as milling machines and lathes.

This is a graphical CAM (Computer Aided Manufacturing) program. It accepts input in DXF, PDF, or Postscript format. It supports milling, drilling, and turning operations, as well as work-holding tabs.

There are three ways to install dxf2gcode 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 dxf2gcode Using apt-get

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

sudo apt-get update

After updating apt database, We can install dxf2gcode using apt-get by running the following command:

sudo apt-get -y install dxf2gcode

Install dxf2gcode Using apt

Update apt database with apt using the following command.

sudo apt update

After updating apt database, We can install dxf2gcode using apt by running the following command:

sudo apt -y install dxf2gcode

Install dxf2gcode 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 dxf2gcode using aptitude by running the following command:

sudo aptitude -y install dxf2gcode

How To Uninstall dxf2gcode on Kali Linux

To uninstall only the dxf2gcode package we can use the following command:

sudo apt-get remove dxf2gcode

Uninstall dxf2gcode And Its Dependencies

To uninstall dxf2gcode and its dependencies that are no longer needed by Kali Linux, we can use the command below:

sudo apt-get -y autoremove dxf2gcode

Remove dxf2gcode Configurations and Data

To remove dxf2gcode configuration and data from Kali Linux we can use the following command:

sudo apt-get -y purge dxf2gcode

Remove dxf2gcode configuration, data, and all of its dependencies

We can use the following command to remove dxf2gcode configurations, data and all of its dependencies, we can use the following command:

sudo apt-get -y autoremove --purge dxf2gcode

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Summary

In this tutorial we learn how to install dxf2gcode using different package management tools like apt, apt-get and aptitude.