How To Install graphlan on Kali Linux

In this tutorial we learn how to install graphlan on Kali Linux. graphlan is circular representations of taxonomic and phylogenetic trees

Introduction

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

What is graphlan

GraPhlAn is a software tool for producing high-quality circular representations of taxonomic and phylogenetic trees. It focuses on concise, integrative, informative, and publication-ready representations of phylogenetically- and taxonomically-driven investigation.

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

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

sudo apt-get update

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

sudo apt-get -y install graphlan

Install graphlan Using apt

Update apt database with apt using the following command.

sudo apt update

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

sudo apt -y install graphlan

Install graphlan 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 graphlan using aptitude by running the following command:

sudo aptitude -y install graphlan

How To Uninstall graphlan on Kali Linux

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

sudo apt-get remove graphlan

Uninstall graphlan And Its Dependencies

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

sudo apt-get -y autoremove graphlan

Remove graphlan Configurations and Data

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

sudo apt-get -y purge graphlan

Remove graphlan configuration, data, and all of its dependencies

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

sudo apt-get -y autoremove --purge graphlan

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Summary

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