How To Install consulfs on Kali Linux

In this tutorial we learn how to install consulfs on Kali Linux. consulfs is distributed FUSE filesystem backed by a Consul Key-Value store

Introduction

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

What is consulfs

ConsulFS implements a FUSE filesystem that is backed by a Consul Key-Value store. Each key in the key store is represented by a file. Read and write the file to get and put the key’s value. “/” characters in a key name are used to break up the keys into different directories.

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

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

sudo apt-get update

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

sudo apt-get -y install consulfs

Install consulfs Using apt

Update apt database with apt using the following command.

sudo apt update

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

sudo apt -y install consulfs

Install consulfs 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 consulfs using aptitude by running the following command:

sudo aptitude -y install consulfs

How To Uninstall consulfs on Kali Linux

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

sudo apt-get remove consulfs

Uninstall consulfs And Its Dependencies

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

sudo apt-get -y autoremove consulfs

Remove consulfs Configurations and Data

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

sudo apt-get -y purge consulfs

Remove consulfs configuration, data, and all of its dependencies

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

sudo apt-get -y autoremove --purge consulfs

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Summary

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