How To Install mrtparse on Debian 10

In this tutorial we learn how to install mrtparse on Debian 10. mrtparse is read and analyze the MRT format data (utilities)

Introduction

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

What is mrtparse

The MRT format can be used to export routing protocol messages, state changes, and routing information base contents, and is defined in RFC6396. . Programs like Quagga / Zebra, BIRD, OpenBGPD and PyRT can dump the MRT format data. Archives are also available from the Route Views Projects and RIPE NCC. . This package contains various utilities using the Python module, including a tool to convert to an ExaBGP input, a tool to a bgpdump input, a tool to dump all the information as text and a tool to print a short summary.

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

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

sudo apt-get update

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

sudo apt-get -y install mrtparse

Install mrtparse Using apt

Update apt database with apt using the following command.

sudo apt update

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

sudo apt -y install mrtparse

Install mrtparse 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 mrtparse using aptitude by running the following command:

sudo aptitude -y install mrtparse

How To Uninstall mrtparse on Debian 10

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

sudo apt-get remove mrtparse

Uninstall mrtparse And Its Dependencies

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

sudo apt-get -y autoremove mrtparse

Remove mrtparse Configurations and Data

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

sudo apt-get -y purge mrtparse

Remove mrtparse configuration, data, and all of its dependencies

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

sudo apt-get -y autoremove --purge mrtparse

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Summary

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