How To Install elastix on Kali Linux

In this tutorial we learn how to install elastix on Kali Linux. elastix is toolbox for rigid and nonrigid registration of images

Introduction

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

What is elastix

Image registration based on the well-known Insight Segmentation and Registration Toolkit (ITK). The software consists of a collection of algorithms that are commonly used to solve (medical) image registration problems. The modular design of elastix allows the user to quickly configure, test, and compare different registration methods for a specific application. A command-line interface enables automated processing of large numbers of data sets, by means of scripting.

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

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

sudo apt-get update

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

sudo apt-get -y install elastix

Install elastix Using apt

Update apt database with apt using the following command.

sudo apt update

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

sudo apt -y install elastix

Install elastix 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 elastix using aptitude by running the following command:

sudo aptitude -y install elastix

How To Uninstall elastix on Kali Linux

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

sudo apt-get remove elastix

Uninstall elastix And Its Dependencies

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

sudo apt-get -y autoremove elastix

Remove elastix Configurations and Data

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

sudo apt-get -y purge elastix

Remove elastix configuration, data, and all of its dependencies

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

sudo apt-get -y autoremove --purge elastix

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Summary

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