How To Install bacula-server on Kali Linux

In this tutorial we learn how to install bacula-server on Kali Linux. bacula-server is network backup service - server metapackage

Introduction

In this tutorial we learn how to install bacula-server on Kali Linux.

What is bacula-server

Bacula is a set of programs to manage backup, recovery and verification of data across a network of computers of different kinds.

This metapackage provides a standard server install, consisting of the director and storage daemons.

There are three ways to install bacula-server 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 bacula-server Using apt-get

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

sudo apt-get update

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

sudo apt-get -y install bacula-server

Install bacula-server Using apt

Update apt database with apt using the following command.

sudo apt update

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

sudo apt -y install bacula-server

Install bacula-server 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 bacula-server using aptitude by running the following command:

sudo aptitude -y install bacula-server

How To Uninstall bacula-server on Kali Linux

To uninstall only the bacula-server package we can use the following command:

sudo apt-get remove bacula-server

Uninstall bacula-server And Its Dependencies

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

sudo apt-get -y autoremove bacula-server

Remove bacula-server Configurations and Data

To remove bacula-server configuration and data from Kali Linux we can use the following command:

sudo apt-get -y purge bacula-server

Remove bacula-server configuration, data, and all of its dependencies

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

sudo apt-get -y autoremove --purge bacula-server

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Summary

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