How To Install fiona on Kali Linux

In this tutorial we learn how to install fiona on Kali Linux. fiona is Command line tool for reading/writing vector geospatial data

Introduction

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

What is fiona

Fiona is a Python wrapper around the OGR vector data abstraction library. Fiona is designed to be simple and dependable. It focuses on reading and writing data in standard Python IO style and relies upon familiar Python types and protocols such as files, dictionaries, mappings, and iterators instead of classes specific to OGR. Fiona can read and write real-world data using multi-layered GIS formats and zipped virtual file systems and integrates readily with other Python GIS packages such as pyproj, Rtree, and Shapely.

This package provides the fiona command line tools

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

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

sudo apt-get update

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

sudo apt-get -y install fiona

Install fiona Using apt

Update apt database with apt using the following command.

sudo apt update

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

sudo apt -y install fiona

Install fiona 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 fiona using aptitude by running the following command:

sudo aptitude -y install fiona

How To Uninstall fiona on Kali Linux

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

sudo apt-get remove fiona

Uninstall fiona And Its Dependencies

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

sudo apt-get -y autoremove fiona

Remove fiona Configurations and Data

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

sudo apt-get -y purge fiona

Remove fiona configuration, data, and all of its dependencies

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

sudo apt-get -y autoremove --purge fiona

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Summary

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