How To Install fceux on Kali Linux

In this tutorial we learn how to install fceux on Kali Linux. fceux is all-in-one NES/Famicom Emulator

Introduction

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

What is fceux

FCE Ultra X [FCEUX] is an emulator of the original (8-bit) Nintendo Entertainment System (NES) released under the GNU General Public License (GPL). It includes the following features (and many more):

   * fully customizable color palette rendering engine
   * complete sound emulation (all five channels)
   * support for up to four joystick controllers
   * zapper emulation for the mouse
   * GameGenie emulation
   * accepts compressed (PKZIP, gzip) ROM images
   * TCP/IP network play
   * Lua scripting

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

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

sudo apt-get update

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

sudo apt-get -y install fceux

Install fceux Using apt

Update apt database with apt using the following command.

sudo apt update

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

sudo apt -y install fceux

Install fceux 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 fceux using aptitude by running the following command:

sudo aptitude -y install fceux

How To Uninstall fceux on Kali Linux

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

sudo apt-get remove fceux

Uninstall fceux And Its Dependencies

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

sudo apt-get -y autoremove fceux

Remove fceux Configurations and Data

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

sudo apt-get -y purge fceux

Remove fceux configuration, data, and all of its dependencies

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

sudo apt-get -y autoremove --purge fceux

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Summary

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