How To Install ext3grep on Debian 10

In this tutorial we learn how to install ext3grep on Debian 10. ext3grep is tool to help recover deleted files on ext3 filesystems

Introduction

In this tutorial we learn how to install ext3grep on Debian 10.

What is ext3grep

ext3grep is a simple tool intended to aid anyone who accidentally deletes a file on an ext3 filesystem, only to find that they wanted it shortly thereafter. . This package is useful in forensics investigations.

There are three ways to install ext3grep on Debian 10. We can use apt-get, apt and aptitude. In the following sections we will describe each method. You can choose one of them.

Install ext3grep Using apt-get

Update apt database with apt-get using the following command.

sudo apt-get update

After updating apt database, We can install ext3grep using apt-get by running the following command:

sudo apt-get -y install ext3grep

Install ext3grep Using apt

Update apt database with apt using the following command.

sudo apt update

After updating apt database, We can install ext3grep using apt by running the following command:

sudo apt -y install ext3grep

Install ext3grep 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 Debian. Update apt database with aptitude using the following command.

sudo aptitude update

After updating apt database, We can install ext3grep using aptitude by running the following command:

sudo aptitude -y install ext3grep

How To Uninstall ext3grep on Debian 10

To uninstall only the ext3grep package we can use the following command:

sudo apt-get remove ext3grep

Uninstall ext3grep And Its Dependencies

To uninstall ext3grep and its dependencies that are no longer needed by Debian 10, we can use the command below:

sudo apt-get -y autoremove ext3grep

Remove ext3grep Configurations and Data

To remove ext3grep configuration and data from Debian 10 we can use the following command:

sudo apt-get -y purge ext3grep

Remove ext3grep configuration, data, and all of its dependencies

We can use the following command to remove ext3grep configurations, data and all of its dependencies, we can use the following command:

sudo apt-get -y autoremove --purge ext3grep

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Summary

In this tutorial we learn how to install ext3grep on Debian 10 using different package management tools like apt, apt-get and aptitude.