How To Install altermime on Kali Linux

In this tutorial we learn how to install altermime on Kali Linux. altermime is utility used to alter mime-encoded mailpacks

Introduction

In this tutorial we learn how to install altermime on Kali Linux.

What is altermime

alterMIME is a small program which is used to alter your mime-encoded mailpacks as typically received by Inflex, Xamime and AMaViS.

alterMIME can: * Insert disclaimers; * Insert arbitrary X-headers; * Modify existing headers; * Remove attachments based on filename or content-type; * Replace attachments based on filename.

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

Install altermime Using apt-get

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

sudo apt-get update

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

sudo apt-get -y install altermime

Install altermime Using apt

Update apt database with apt using the following command.

sudo apt update

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

sudo apt -y install altermime

Install altermime 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 Kali Linux. Update apt database with aptitude using the following command.

sudo aptitude update

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

sudo aptitude -y install altermime

How To Uninstall altermime on Kali Linux

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

sudo apt-get remove altermime

Uninstall altermime And Its Dependencies

To uninstall altermime and its dependencies that are no longer needed by Kali Linux, we can use the command below:

sudo apt-get -y autoremove altermime

Remove altermime Configurations and Data

To remove altermime configuration and data from Kali Linux we can use the following command:

sudo apt-get -y purge altermime

Remove altermime configuration, data, and all of its dependencies

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

sudo apt-get -y autoremove --purge altermime

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Summary

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