How To Install flake on Kali Linux

In this tutorial we learn how to install flake on Kali Linux. flake is Alternative encoder for the Free Lossless Audio Codec

Introduction

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

What is flake

The purpose of Flake is to be an alternative to the FLAC reference encoder with the goal of increasing encoding speed and implementing experimental features.

Flake encodes WAV audio files into lossless FLAC files.

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

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

sudo apt-get update

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

sudo apt-get -y install flake

Install flake Using apt

Update apt database with apt using the following command.

sudo apt update

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

sudo apt -y install flake

Install flake 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 flake using aptitude by running the following command:

sudo aptitude -y install flake

How To Uninstall flake on Kali Linux

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

sudo apt-get remove flake

Uninstall flake And Its Dependencies

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

sudo apt-get -y autoremove flake

Remove flake Configurations and Data

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

sudo apt-get -y purge flake

Remove flake configuration, data, and all of its dependencies

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

sudo apt-get -y autoremove --purge flake

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Summary

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