How To Install blixemh on Kali Linux

In this guide, we’ll discuss How To Install blixemh on Kali Linux. Also, we will demonstrate how to uninstall and update blixemh.

One-liner install command

For those in a hurry, here's a one-line installation command:

sudo apt-get update && sudo apt -y install blixem

But if you are interested in the detailed steps with descriptions, the following information is for you.

What is blixemh and what are the ways to install it?

Before beginning this tutorial, you will need access to a server or computer running Kali Linux. This guide was written specifically with a server running Kali Linux in mind, although it should also work on older, supported versions of the operating system.

Also, make sure you are running a regular, non-root user with sudo privileges configured on your server. When you have an account available, log in as your non-root user to begin.

There are several ways to install blixemh on Kali Linux. You can use (links are clickable):

In the following sections, we will describe each method in detail. You can choose one of them or refer to the recommended one.

Install blixemh using apt-get

First, update apt database with apt-get using the following command.

sudo apt-get update

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

sudo apt -y install blixem

Install blixemh using apt

Because blixemh is available in Kali Linux’s default repositories, it is possible to install it from these repositories using the apt packaging system.

To begin, update apt database with apt using the following command.

sudo apt update

After updating apt database, You can install blixemh using apt by running the following command:

sudo apt -y install blixem

Install blixemh 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 aptitude database, You can install blixemh by running the following command:

sudo aptitude -y install blixem

How to upgrade (update) a single package blixemh using apt-get?

First, you will need to update packages index. Run update command as usual:

sudo apt-get update

Next, to upgrade only the blixemh, e.g. single package, you should use the following format with the apt-get command/apt command:

sudo apt-get --only-upgrade install blixem

Note that this command will not install any new packages! If you wish to install the package if it doesn't exist you may leave out --only-upgrade part.

How To Uninstall blixemh from Kali Linux

To uninstall only the blixemh package you can execute the following command:

sudo apt-get remove blixem

Uninstall blixemh and all its dependencies

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

sudo apt-get -y autoremove blixem

Remove blixemh with all configurations and data

To remove blixemh configuration and data from your system you can run the following purge command:

sudo apt-get -y purge blixem

Remove blixemh completely (configurations, data and all of its dependencies)

And lastly, you can run the next command to remove absolutely everything related to blixemh package, e.g.: configurations, data and all of its dependencies. Just use this command:

sudo apt-get -y autoremove --purge blixem

Extra info and code examples

Blixem is an interactive browser of sequence alignments that have been stacked up in a "master-slave" multiple alignment; it is not a 'true' multiple alignment but a 'one-to-many' alignment. * Overview section showing the positions of genes and alignments around the alignment window * Detail section showing the actual alignment of protein or nucleotide sequences to the genomic DNA sequence. * View alignments against both strands of the reference sequence. * View sequences in nucleotide or protein mode; in protein mode, Blixem will display the three-frame translation of the reference sequence. * Residues are highlighted in different colours depending on whether they are an exact match, conserved substitution or mismatch. * Gapped alignments are supported, with insertions and deletions being highlighted in the match sequence. * Matches can be sorted and filtered. * SNPs and other variations can be highlighted in the reference sequence. * Poly(A) tails can be displayed and poly(A) signals highlighted in the reference sequence.

Conclusion

You now have a full guide on how to install blixemh using apt, apt-get and aptitude tools. Also, we showed how to update as a single package and different ways to uninstall the blixemh from Kali Linux.

See also:

How To Install blixemh on Debian 11

How To Install blixemh on Kali Linux

How To Install blixemh on Fedora 34

How To Install blixemh on CentOS 8

How To Install blixemh on Ubuntu 21.04

How To Install blixemh on Ubuntu 22.04

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