How To Install analog on Kali Linux

In this tutorial we learn how to install analog on Kali Linux. analog is web server log analyzer

Introduction

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

What is analog

Analog is a fast log file processor that generates usage statistic reports for web servers.

Features:

  • Fast: can process millions of lines per minute;
  • Scalable;
  • Flexible: the default output is well suited for many needs but there are many options and 32 alternative report styles;
  • Internationalized output;
  • HTML output (compliant with standards);
  • Handles many log file formats;
  • Uses a command-line interface or a web interface.

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

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

sudo apt-get update

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

sudo apt-get -y install analog

Install analog Using apt

Update apt database with apt using the following command.

sudo apt update

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

sudo apt -y install analog

Install analog 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 analog using aptitude by running the following command:

sudo aptitude -y install analog

How To Uninstall analog on Kali Linux

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

sudo apt-get remove analog

Uninstall analog And Its Dependencies

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

sudo apt-get -y autoremove analog

Remove analog Configurations and Data

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

sudo apt-get -y purge analog

Remove analog configuration, data, and all of its dependencies

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

sudo apt-get -y autoremove --purge analog

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Summary

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