How To Install axmail on Kali Linux

In this tutorial we learn how to install axmail on Kali Linux. axmail is Mail user agent for ax.25 users, accessed via a node frontend

Introduction

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

What is axmail

axMail provides a simple low-overhead user interface, similar to /bin/mail, xNOS and other packet BBS systems. It’s useful for providing good SMTP mail services for AX.25 users over slow radio channels.

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

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

sudo apt-get update

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

sudo apt-get -y install axmail

Install axmail Using apt

Update apt database with apt using the following command.

sudo apt update

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

sudo apt -y install axmail

Install axmail 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 axmail using aptitude by running the following command:

sudo aptitude -y install axmail

How To Uninstall axmail on Kali Linux

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

sudo apt-get remove axmail

Uninstall axmail And Its Dependencies

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

sudo apt-get -y autoremove axmail

Remove axmail Configurations and Data

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

sudo apt-get -y purge axmail

Remove axmail configuration, data, and all of its dependencies

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

sudo apt-get -y autoremove --purge axmail

References

Summary

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