How To Install catfishq on Ubuntu 22.04

In this tutorial we learn how to install catfishq on Ubuntu 22.04. catfishq is concatenates fastq files

Introduction

In this tutorial we learn how to install catfishq on Ubuntu 22.04.

What is catfishq

catfishq is:

FASTQ is the most common format to store the reads from high-throughput biological sequencing. This tool takes paths to an arbritary number of zipped and unzipped FASTQ files and/or folders containing zipped or unzipped FASTQ files, concatenates them and prints them to standard out (default) or an unzipped output file.

Supported file extensions are: ‘.fastq’, ‘.fastq.gz’, ‘.fasta’, ‘.fasta.gz’, ‘.fa’, ‘.fa.gz’, ‘.fq’, ‘.fq.gz’

There are three ways to install catfishq on Ubuntu 22.04. We can use apt-get, apt and aptitude. In the following sections we will describe each method. You can choose one of them.

Install catfishq Using apt-get

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

sudo apt-get update

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

sudo apt-get -y install catfishq

Install catfishq Using apt

Update apt database with apt using the following command.

sudo apt update

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

sudo apt -y install catfishq

Install catfishq 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 Ubuntu. Update apt database with aptitude using the following command.

sudo aptitude update

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

sudo aptitude -y install catfishq

How To Uninstall catfishq on Ubuntu 22.04

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

sudo apt-get remove catfishq

Uninstall catfishq And Its Dependencies

To uninstall catfishq and its dependencies that are no longer needed by Ubuntu 22.04, we can use the command below:

sudo apt-get -y autoremove catfishq

Remove catfishq Configurations and Data

To remove catfishq configuration and data from Ubuntu 22.04 we can use the following command:

sudo apt-get -y purge catfishq

Remove catfishq configuration, data, and all of its dependencies

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

sudo apt-get -y autoremove --purge catfishq

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Summary

In this tutorial we learn how to install catfishq package on Ubuntu 22.04 using different package management tools: apt, apt-get and aptitude.