How To Install king-probe on Ubuntu 21.04

In this guide, we’ll discuss How To Install king-probe on Ubuntu 21.04. Also, we will demonstrate how to uninstall and update king-probe.

One-liner install command

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

sudo apt-get update && sudo apt -y install king-probe

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

What is king-probe and what are the ways to install it?

Before beginning this tutorial, you will need access to a server or computer running Ubuntu 21.04. This guide was written specifically with a server running Ubuntu 21.04 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 king-probe on Ubuntu 21.04. 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 king-probe 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 king-probe using apt by running the following command:

sudo apt -y install king-probe

Install king-probe using apt

Because king-probe is available in Ubuntu 21.04’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 king-probe using apt by running the following command:

sudo apt -y install king-probe

Install king-probe 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 21.04. Update apt database with aptitude using the following command.

sudo aptitude update

After updating aptitude database, You can install king-probe by running the following command:

sudo aptitude -y install king-probe

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

sudo apt-get --only-upgrade install king-probe

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 king-probe from Ubuntu 21.04

To uninstall only the king-probe package you can execute the following command:

sudo apt-get remove king-probe

Uninstall king-probe and all its dependencies

To uninstall king-probe and its dependencies that are no longer needed by Ubuntu 21.04, you can use the command below:

sudo apt-get -y autoremove king-probe

Remove king-probe with all configurations and data

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

sudo apt-get -y purge king-probe

Remove king-probe completely (configurations, data and all of its dependencies)

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

sudo apt-get -y autoremove --purge king-probe

Extra info and code examples

king-probe is a program that allows one to evaluate atomic packing, either within or between molecules. It generates "contact dots" where atoms are in close contact. The program king-probe generates "contact dots" at points on the van der Waals surface of atoms which are in close proximity to other atoms; reading atomic coordinates in protein databank (PDB) format files and writing color-coded dot lists (spikes where atoms clash) for inclusion in a kinemage.

Conclusion

You now have a full guide on how to install king-probe using apt, apt-get and aptitude tools. Also, we showed how to update as a single package and different ways to uninstall the king-probe from Ubuntu 21.04.

See also:

How To Install king-probe on CentOS 8

How To Install king-probe on Ubuntu 22.04

How To Install king-probe on Kali Linux

How To Install king-probe on Ubuntu 21.04

How To Install king-probe on Debian 11

How To Install king-probe on Fedora 34

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