How To Install opencv_version on Kali Linux

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

One-liner install command

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

sudo apt-get update && sudo apt -y install libopencv-dev

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

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

sudo apt -y install libopencv-dev

Install opencv_version using apt

Because opencv_version 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 opencv_version using apt by running the following command:

sudo apt -y install libopencv-dev

Install opencv_version 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 opencv_version by running the following command:

sudo aptitude -y install libopencv-dev

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

sudo apt-get --only-upgrade install libopencv-dev

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 opencv_version from Kali Linux

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

sudo apt-get remove libopencv-dev

Uninstall opencv_version and all its dependencies

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

sudo apt-get -y autoremove libopencv-dev

Remove opencv_version with all configurations and data

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

sudo apt-get -y purge libopencv-dev

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

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

sudo apt-get -y autoremove --purge libopencv-dev

Extra info and code examples

This is a metapackage providing development package necessary for development of OpenCV (Open Computer Vision). The Open Computer Vision Library is a collection of algorithms and sample code for various computer vision problems. The library is compatible with IPL (Intel's Image Processing Library) and, if available, can use IPP (Intel's Integrated Performance Primitives) for better performance. OpenCV provides low level portable data types and operators, and a set of high level functionalities for video acquisition, image processing and analysis, structural analysis, motion analysis and object tracking, object recognition, camera calibration and 3D reconstruction.

Conclusion

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

See also:

How To Install opencv_version on Kali Linux

How To Install opencv_version on CentOS 8

How To Install opencv_version on Debian 11

How To Install opencv_version on Fedora 34

How To Install opencv_version on Ubuntu 22.04

How To Install opencv_version on Ubuntu 21.04

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