How To Install dgit on Kali Linux

In this tutorial we learn how to install dgit on Kali Linux. dgit is git interoperability with the Debian archive

Introduction

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

What is dgit

dgit (with the associated infrastructure) makes it possible to treat the Debian archive as a git repository.

dgit push constructs uploads from git commits

dgit clone and dgit fetch construct git commits from uploads.

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

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

sudo apt-get update

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

sudo apt-get -y install dgit

Install dgit Using apt

Update apt database with apt using the following command.

sudo apt update

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

sudo apt -y install dgit

Install dgit 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 dgit using aptitude by running the following command:

sudo aptitude -y install dgit

How To Uninstall dgit on Kali Linux

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

sudo apt-get remove dgit

Uninstall dgit And Its Dependencies

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

sudo apt-get -y autoremove dgit

Remove dgit Configurations and Data

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

sudo apt-get -y purge dgit

Remove dgit configuration, data, and all of its dependencies

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

sudo apt-get -y autoremove --purge dgit

References

Summary

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