How To Install gsmc on Kali Linux

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

One-liner install command

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

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

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

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

sudo apt -y install gsmc

Install gsmc using apt

Because gsmc 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 gsmc using apt by running the following command:

sudo apt -y install gsmc

Install gsmc 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 gsmc by running the following command:

sudo aptitude -y install gsmc

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

sudo apt-get --only-upgrade install gsmc

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 gsmc from Kali Linux

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

sudo apt-get remove gsmc

Uninstall gsmc and all its dependencies

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

sudo apt-get -y autoremove gsmc

Remove gsmc with all configurations and data

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

sudo apt-get -y purge gsmc

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

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

sudo apt-get -y autoremove --purge gsmc

Extra info and code examples

gsmc allows you to perform Smith Chart calculations for RF (radio frequency) circuit design.

Conclusion

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

See also:

How To Install gsmc on CentOS 8

How To Install gsmc on Ubuntu 22.04

How To Install gsmc on Ubuntu 21.04

How To Install gsmc on Kali Linux

How To Install gsmc on Debian 11

How To Install gsmc on Fedora 34

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