How To Install cdbackup on Kali Linux

In this tutorial we learn how to install cdbackup on Kali Linux. cdbackup is CD-R(W) backup utility

Introduction

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

What is cdbackup

cdbackup and cdrestore are a pair of utilities designed to facilitate streaming backup to and from CD-R(W) disks. Specifically, they were designed to work with dump/restore, but tar/cpio/whatever you want should work, so long as it writes to stdout for backups and reads from stdin for restores.

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

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

sudo apt-get update

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

sudo apt-get -y install cdbackup

Install cdbackup Using apt

Update apt database with apt using the following command.

sudo apt update

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

sudo apt -y install cdbackup

Install cdbackup 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 cdbackup using aptitude by running the following command:

sudo aptitude -y install cdbackup

How To Uninstall cdbackup on Kali Linux

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

sudo apt-get remove cdbackup

Uninstall cdbackup And Its Dependencies

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

sudo apt-get -y autoremove cdbackup

Remove cdbackup Configurations and Data

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

sudo apt-get -y purge cdbackup

Remove cdbackup configuration, data, and all of its dependencies

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

sudo apt-get -y autoremove --purge cdbackup

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Summary

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