How To Install ceph-base on Kali Linux

In this tutorial we learn how to install ceph-base on Kali Linux. ceph-base is common ceph daemon libraries and management tools

Introduction

In this tutorial we learn how to install ceph-base on Kali Linux.

What is ceph-base

Ceph is a distributed storage system designed to provide excellent performance, reliability, and scalability.

This package contains the libraries and management tools that are common among the Ceph server daemons (ceph-mon, ceph-mgr, ceph-osd, ceph-mds). These tools are necessary for creating, running, and administering a Ceph storage cluster.

There are three ways to install ceph-base 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 ceph-base Using apt-get

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

sudo apt-get update

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

sudo apt-get -y install ceph-base

Install ceph-base Using apt

Update apt database with apt using the following command.

sudo apt update

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

sudo apt -y install ceph-base

Install ceph-base 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 ceph-base using aptitude by running the following command:

sudo aptitude -y install ceph-base

How To Uninstall ceph-base on Kali Linux

To uninstall only the ceph-base package we can use the following command:

sudo apt-get remove ceph-base

Uninstall ceph-base And Its Dependencies

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

sudo apt-get -y autoremove ceph-base

Remove ceph-base Configurations and Data

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

sudo apt-get -y purge ceph-base

Remove ceph-base configuration, data, and all of its dependencies

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

sudo apt-get -y autoremove --purge ceph-base

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Summary

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