How To Install cvsservice on Kali Linux

In this tutorial we learn how to install cvsservice on Kali Linux. cvsservice is D-Bus service for accessing CVS repositories

Introduction

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

What is cvsservice

This package provides a D-Bus service for browsing and manipulating remote CVS repositories. Applications may make use of it directly from C++, or access the service over D-Bus.

This package is part of the KDE Software Development Kit module.

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

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

sudo apt-get update

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

sudo apt-get -y install cvsservice

Install cvsservice Using apt

Update apt database with apt using the following command.

sudo apt update

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

sudo apt -y install cvsservice

Install cvsservice 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 cvsservice using aptitude by running the following command:

sudo aptitude -y install cvsservice

How To Uninstall cvsservice on Kali Linux

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

sudo apt-get remove cvsservice

Uninstall cvsservice And Its Dependencies

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

sudo apt-get -y autoremove cvsservice

Remove cvsservice Configurations and Data

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

sudo apt-get -y purge cvsservice

Remove cvsservice configuration, data, and all of its dependencies

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

sudo apt-get -y autoremove --purge cvsservice

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Summary

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