How To Install direvent on Kali Linux

In this tutorial we learn how to install direvent on Kali Linux. direvent is monitors events in the file system directories

Introduction

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

What is direvent

For each event that occurs in a set of pre-configured directories, the program calls an external program associated with it, supplying it with the information about the event and the location within the file system where it occurred. This may be helpful, for example, to track changes in the important configuration files.

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

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

sudo apt-get update

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

sudo apt-get -y install direvent

Install direvent Using apt

Update apt database with apt using the following command.

sudo apt update

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

sudo apt -y install direvent

Install direvent 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 direvent using aptitude by running the following command:

sudo aptitude -y install direvent

How To Uninstall direvent on Kali Linux

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

sudo apt-get remove direvent

Uninstall direvent And Its Dependencies

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

sudo apt-get -y autoremove direvent

Remove direvent Configurations and Data

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

sudo apt-get -y purge direvent

Remove direvent configuration, data, and all of its dependencies

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

sudo apt-get -y autoremove --purge direvent

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Summary

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