How To Install findimagedupes on Kali Linux

In this tutorial we learn how to install findimagedupes on Kali Linux. findimagedupes is Finds visually similar or duplicate images

Introduction

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

What is findimagedupes

findimagedupes is a commandline utility which performs a rough “visual diff” to two images. This allows you to compare two images or a whole tree of images and determine if any are similar or identical. On common image types, findimagedupes seems to be around 98% accurate.

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

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

sudo apt-get update

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

sudo apt-get -y install findimagedupes

Install findimagedupes Using apt

Update apt database with apt using the following command.

sudo apt update

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

sudo apt -y install findimagedupes

Install findimagedupes 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 findimagedupes using aptitude by running the following command:

sudo aptitude -y install findimagedupes

How To Uninstall findimagedupes on Kali Linux

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

sudo apt-get remove findimagedupes

Uninstall findimagedupes And Its Dependencies

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

sudo apt-get -y autoremove findimagedupes

Remove findimagedupes Configurations and Data

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

sudo apt-get -y purge findimagedupes

Remove findimagedupes configuration, data, and all of its dependencies

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

sudo apt-get -y autoremove --purge findimagedupes

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Summary

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