How To Install jxplorer on debian 9

In this tutorial we learn how to install jxplorer on debian 9. jxplorer is Java LDAP Browser

Introduction

In this tutorial we learn how to install jxplorer on debian 9.

What is jxplorer

JXplorer is an open source LDAP browser originally developed by Computer Associates’ eTrust Directory development lab. It is a standards compliant general purpose LDAP browser that can be used to read and search any LDAP directory, or any X500 directory with an LDAP interface. JXplorer is a fully functional piece of software with advanced security integration and support for the more difficult and obscure parts of the LDAP protocol. It should run on any Java supporting operating system. Main features are: .

  • Standard LDAP operations: add/delete/copy/modify
  • Complex operations: tree copy and tree delete
  • Optional GUI based search filter construction
  • SSL and SASL authentication
  • pluggable editors/viewers
  • pluggable security providers
  • HTML templates/forms for data display
  • Full i18n support
  • LDIF file format support
  • highly user configurable
  • drag-n-drop browsing operation
  • DSML Support
  • handles complex LDAP cases: o multi valued rdns o binary attributes o Certificates and Passwords o Unicode characters o Special characters / UTF8 in distinguished names.
  • Extensible architecture with object class based Java plugins

There are three ways to install jxplorer on debian 9. We can use apt-get, apt and aptitude. In the following sections we will describe each method. You can choose one of them.

Install jxplorer Using apt-get

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

sudo apt-get update

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

sudo apt-get -y install jxplorer

Install jxplorer Using apt

Update apt database with apt using the following command.

sudo apt update

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

sudo apt -y install jxplorer

Install jxplorer 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 jxplorer using aptitude by running the following command:

sudo aptitude -y install jxplorer

How To Uninstall jxplorer on debian 9

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

sudo apt-get remove jxplorer

Uninstall jxplorer And Its Dependencies

To uninstall jxplorer and its dependencies that are no longer needed by debian 9, we can use the command below:

sudo apt-get -y autoremove jxplorer

Remove jxplorer Configurations and Data

To remove jxplorer configuration and data from debian 9 we can use the following command:

sudo apt-get -y purge jxplorer

Remove jxplorer configuration, data, and all of its dependencies

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

sudo apt-get -y autoremove --purge jxplorer

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Summary

In this tutorial we learn how to install jxplorer on debian 9 using different package management tools like apt, apt-get and aptitude.