How To Install py.test-2.7 on Kali Linux

In this guide, we’ll discuss How To Install py.test-2.7 on Kali Linux. Also, we will demonstrate how to uninstall and update py.test-2.7.

One-liner install command

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

sudo apt-get update && sudo apt -y install python-pytest

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

What is py.test-2.7 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 py.test-2.7 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 py.test-2.7 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 py.test-2.7 using apt by running the following command:

sudo apt -y install python-pytest

Install py.test-2.7 using apt

Because py.test-2.7 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 py.test-2.7 using apt by running the following command:

sudo apt -y install python-pytest

Install py.test-2.7 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 py.test-2.7 by running the following command:

sudo aptitude -y install python-pytest

How to upgrade (update) a single package py.test-2.7 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 py.test-2.7, e.g. single package, you should use the following format with the apt-get command/apt command:

sudo apt-get --only-upgrade install python-pytest

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 py.test-2.7 from Kali Linux

To uninstall only the py.test-2.7 package you can execute the following command:

sudo apt-get remove python-pytest

Uninstall py.test-2.7 and all its dependencies

To uninstall py.test-2.7 and its dependencies that are no longer needed by Kali Linux, you can use the command below:

sudo apt-get -y autoremove python-pytest

Remove py.test-2.7 with all configurations and data

To remove py.test-2.7 configuration and data from your system you can run the following purge command:

sudo apt-get -y purge python-pytest

Remove py.test-2.7 completely (configurations, data and all of its dependencies)

And lastly, you can run the next command to remove absolutely everything related to py.test-2.7 package, e.g.: configurations, data and all of its dependencies. Just use this command:

sudo apt-get -y autoremove --purge python-pytest

Extra info and code examples

This testing tool has for objective to allow the developers to limit the boilerplate code around the tests, promoting the use of built-in mechanisms such as the `assert` keyword. This package provides the Python 2 modules and the py.test script.

Conclusion

You now have a full guide on how to install py.test-2.7 using apt, apt-get and aptitude tools. Also, we showed how to update as a single package and different ways to uninstall the py.test-2.7 from Kali Linux.

See also:

How To Install py.test-2.7 on CentOS 8

How To Install py.test-2.7 on Kali Linux

How To Install py.test-2.7 on Debian 11

How To Install py.test-2.7 on Fedora 34

How To Install py.test-2.7 on Ubuntu 22.04

How To Install py.test-2.7 on Ubuntu 21.04

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