How To Install dodgy on Kali Linux

In this tutorial we learn how to install dodgy on Kali Linux. dodgy is searches for dodgy looking lines in Python code

Introduction

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

What is dodgy

Dodgy is a very basic tool to run against your codebase to search for “dodgy” looking values. It is a series of simple regular expressions designed to detect things such as accidental SCM diff checkins, or passwords or secret keys hard coded into files.

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

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

sudo apt-get update

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

sudo apt-get -y install dodgy

Install dodgy Using apt

Update apt database with apt using the following command.

sudo apt update

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

sudo apt -y install dodgy

Install dodgy 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 dodgy using aptitude by running the following command:

sudo aptitude -y install dodgy

How To Uninstall dodgy on Kali Linux

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

sudo apt-get remove dodgy

Uninstall dodgy And Its Dependencies

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

sudo apt-get -y autoremove dodgy

Remove dodgy Configurations and Data

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

sudo apt-get -y purge dodgy

Remove dodgy configuration, data, and all of its dependencies

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

sudo apt-get -y autoremove --purge dodgy

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Summary

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