How To Install iprange on Debian 10

In this tutorial we learn how to install iprange on Debian 10. iprange is optimizing ipsets for iptables

Introduction

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

What is iprange

This tool is capable of managing sets of IPs. . Why to use iprange over any other aggregate ?

  • simpler
  • supports many input formats, all together in the same file
  • faster, actually a lot faster (thanks to the original design by Gabriel Somlo)
  • can reduce the subnets/prefixes to produce high-performing netfilter/iptables ipsets
  • can compare files with IPs to find if they overlap and to what degree
  • can find the IPs common to a set of files
  • can exclude IPs (merge a set of files while excluding all IPs matched by another set of files)

There are three ways to install iprange 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 iprange Using apt-get

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

sudo apt-get update

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

sudo apt-get -y install iprange

Install iprange Using apt

Update apt database with apt using the following command.

sudo apt update

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

sudo apt -y install iprange

Install iprange 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 iprange using aptitude by running the following command:

sudo aptitude -y install iprange

How To Uninstall iprange on Debian 10

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

sudo apt-get remove iprange

Uninstall iprange And Its Dependencies

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

sudo apt-get -y autoremove iprange

Remove iprange Configurations and Data

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

sudo apt-get -y purge iprange

Remove iprange configuration, data, and all of its dependencies

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

sudo apt-get -y autoremove --purge iprange

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Summary

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