How to install kfit
on elementary OS



Rusty Roberts (rustyroberts)

Simple, graphical spectral fitting with Python and Gtk

kfit is a tool for quick and easy spectral fitting in science and education. It works as a standalone data fitting program for simple tasks, or as an exploratory tool in more complex projects. kfit provides a few commonly used peak shapes in engineering and physics, and will eventually support custom models.

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Last updated
10 October 2019

Enable snaps on elementary OS and install kfit

Snaps are applications packaged with all their dependencies to run on all popular Linux distributions from a single build. They update automatically and roll back gracefully.

Snaps are discoverable and installable from the Snap Store, an app store with an audience of millions.

Enable snapd

Snap can be installed on elementary OS from the command line. Open Terminal from the Applications launcher and type the following:

sudo apt update sudo apt install snapd

Either log out and back in again, or restart your system, to ensure snap’s paths are updated correctly.

Install kfit

To install kfit, simply use the following command:

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