How To Install gcompris on Kali Linux

In this tutorial we learn how to install gcompris on Kali Linux. gcompris is transitional package for gcompris-qt

Introduction

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

What is gcompris

GCompris is a high quality educational software suite, including a large number of activities for children aged 2 to 10. Some of the activities are game orientated, but nonetheless still educational.

This is a transitional package that depends on the new series of GCompris releases (rewritten using Qt). It can be safely removed once gcompris-qt is installed.

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

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

sudo apt-get update

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

sudo apt-get -y install gcompris

Install gcompris Using apt

Update apt database with apt using the following command.

sudo apt update

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

sudo apt -y install gcompris

Install gcompris 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 gcompris using aptitude by running the following command:

sudo aptitude -y install gcompris

How To Uninstall gcompris on Kali Linux

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

sudo apt-get remove gcompris

Uninstall gcompris And Its Dependencies

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

sudo apt-get -y autoremove gcompris

Remove gcompris Configurations and Data

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

sudo apt-get -y purge gcompris

Remove gcompris configuration, data, and all of its dependencies

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

sudo apt-get -y autoremove --purge gcompris

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Summary

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