How To Install dfrs on Kali Linux

In this tutorial we learn how to install dfrs on Kali Linux. dfrs is Display file system space usage using graphs and colors

Introduction

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

What is dfrs

dfrs displays the amount of disk space available on the file system containing each file name argument. If no file name is given, the space available on all currently mounted file systems is shown.

dfrs(1) is a tool similar to df(1) except that it is able to show a graph along with the data and is able to use colors.

Without any argument, size is displayed in human-readable format.

This package contains the following binaries built from the Rust crate “dfrs”:

  • dfrs

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

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

sudo apt-get update

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

sudo apt-get -y install dfrs

Install dfrs Using apt

Update apt database with apt using the following command.

sudo apt update

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

sudo apt -y install dfrs

Install dfrs 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 dfrs using aptitude by running the following command:

sudo aptitude -y install dfrs

How To Uninstall dfrs on Kali Linux

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

sudo apt-get remove dfrs

Uninstall dfrs And Its Dependencies

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

sudo apt-get -y autoremove dfrs

Remove dfrs Configurations and Data

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

sudo apt-get -y purge dfrs

Remove dfrs configuration, data, and all of its dependencies

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

sudo apt-get -y autoremove --purge dfrs

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Summary

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