How To Install revfix on Kali Linux

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

One-liner install command

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

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

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

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

sudo apt -y install argyll

Install revfix using apt

Because revfix 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 revfix using apt by running the following command:

sudo apt -y install argyll

Install revfix 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 revfix by running the following command:

sudo aptitude -y install argyll

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

sudo apt-get --only-upgrade install argyll

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 revfix from Kali Linux

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

sudo apt-get remove argyll

Uninstall revfix and all its dependencies

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

sudo apt-get -y autoremove argyll

Remove revfix with all configurations and data

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

sudo apt-get -y purge argyll

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

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

sudo apt-get -y autoremove --purge argyll

Extra info and code examples

Argyll is an experimental, open source, ICC compatible color management system. It supports accurate ICC profile creation for scanners, CMYK printers, film recorders and calibration and profiling of displays. Spectral sample data is supported, allowing a selection of illuminants observer types, and paper fluorescent whitener additive compensation. Profiles can also incorporate source specific gamut mappings for perceptual and saturation intents. Gamut mapping and profile linking uses the CIECAM02 appearance model, a unique gamut mapping algorithm, and a wide selection of rendering intents. It also includes code for the fastest portable 8 bit raster color conversion engine available anywhere, as well as support for fast, fully accurate 16 bit conversion. Device color gamuts can also be viewed and compared using a VRML viewer.


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

See also:

How To Install revfix on Kali Linux

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How To Install revfix on Fedora 34

How To Install revfix on CentOS 8

How To Install revfix on Ubuntu 22.04

How To Install revfix on Ubuntu 21.04