How To Install gri on Kali Linux

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

One-liner install command

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

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

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

What is gri 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 gri 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 gri 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 gri using apt by running the following command:

sudo apt -y install gri

Install gri using apt

Because gri 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 gri using apt by running the following command:

sudo apt -y install gri

Install gri 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 gri by running the following command:

sudo aptitude -y install gri

How to upgrade (update) a single package gri 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 gri, e.g. single package, you should use the following format with the apt-get command/apt command:

sudo apt-get --only-upgrade install gri

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 gri from Kali Linux

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

sudo apt-get remove gri

Uninstall gri and all its dependencies

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

sudo apt-get -y autoremove gri

Remove gri with all configurations and data

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

sudo apt-get -y purge gri

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

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

sudo apt-get -y autoremove --purge gri

Extra info and code examples

Gri is an open-source language for scientific graphics programming. It is command-driven, as opposed to point/click. Some users consider Gri similar to LaTeX, since both provide extensive power as a reward for tolerating a learning curve. The output is industry-standard PostScript as output, suitable for inclusion in other documents. Gri can make x-y graphs, contour graphs, and image graphs. Fine control is provided over all aspects of drawing, e.g. line widths, colors, fonts, etc. Greek letters and mathematical symbols are available in a TeX-like syntax. Folks who write 1000-line Gri scripts usually start with something as simple as the following: open file.dat # open a file read columns x * y # read the 1st column as x and the 3rd as y draw curve # draw the data and autoscale the axes A full manual is also available in HTML (gri-html-doc package), in PDF suitable for printing (gri-pdf-doc package) and on-line by following links from the gri home page:


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

See also:

How To Install gri on Kali Linux

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How To Install gri on Fedora 34

How To Install gri on CentOS 8

How To Install gri on Ubuntu 22.04

How To Install gri on Ubuntu 21.04