How To Install velveth_127 on Kali Linux

In this guide, we’ll discuss How To Install velveth_127 on Kali Linux. Also, we will demonstrate how to uninstall and update velveth_127.

One-liner install command

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

sudo apt-get update && sudo apt -y install velvet-long

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

What is velveth_127 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 velveth_127 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 velveth_127 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 velveth_127 using apt by running the following command:

sudo apt -y install velvet-long

Install velveth_127 using apt

Because velveth_127 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 velveth_127 using apt by running the following command:

sudo apt -y install velvet-long

Install velveth_127 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 velveth_127 by running the following command:

sudo aptitude -y install velvet-long

How to upgrade (update) a single package velveth_127 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 velveth_127, e.g. single package, you should use the following format with the apt-get command/apt command:

sudo apt-get --only-upgrade install velvet-long

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 velveth_127 from Kali Linux

To uninstall only the velveth_127 package you can execute the following command:

sudo apt-get remove velvet-long

Uninstall velveth_127 and all its dependencies

To uninstall velveth_127 and its dependencies that are no longer needed by Kali Linux, you can use the command below:

sudo apt-get -y autoremove velvet-long

Remove velveth_127 with all configurations and data

To remove velveth_127 configuration and data from your system you can run the following purge command:

sudo apt-get -y purge velvet-long

Remove velveth_127 completely (configurations, data and all of its dependencies)

And lastly, you can run the next command to remove absolutely everything related to velveth_127 package, e.g.: configurations, data and all of its dependencies. Just use this command:

sudo apt-get -y autoremove --purge velvet-long

Extra info and code examples

Velvet is a de novo genomic assembler specially designed for short read sequencing technologies, such as Solexa or 454, developed by Daniel Zerbino and Ewan Birney at the European Bioinformatics Institute (EMBL-EBI), near Cambridge, in the United Kingdom. Velvet currently takes in short read sequences, removes errors then produces high quality unique contigs. It then uses paired read information, if available, to retrieve the repeated areas between contigs. This package installs special long-mode versions of Velvet, as recommended in the Velvet tutorials.

Conclusion

You now have a full guide on how to install velveth_127 using apt, apt-get and aptitude tools. Also, we showed how to update as a single package and different ways to uninstall the velveth_127 from Kali Linux.

See also:

How To Install velveth_127 on CentOS 8

How To Install velveth_127 on Ubuntu 22.04

How To Install velveth_127 on Ubuntu 21.04

How To Install velveth_127 on Kali Linux

How To Install velveth_127 on Debian 11

How To Install velveth_127 on Fedora 34

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