How To Install efivar on Kali Linux

In this tutorial we learn how to install efivar on Kali Linux. efivar is Tools to manage UEFI variables

Introduction

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

What is efivar

efivar provides a simple command line interface to the UEFI variable facility.

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

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

sudo apt-get update

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

sudo apt-get -y install efivar

Install efivar Using apt

Update apt database with apt using the following command.

sudo apt update

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

sudo apt -y install efivar

Install efivar 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 efivar using aptitude by running the following command:

sudo aptitude -y install efivar

How To Uninstall efivar on Kali Linux

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

sudo apt-get remove efivar

Uninstall efivar And Its Dependencies

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

sudo apt-get -y autoremove efivar

Remove efivar Configurations and Data

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

sudo apt-get -y purge efivar

Remove efivar configuration, data, and all of its dependencies

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

sudo apt-get -y autoremove --purge efivar

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Summary

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