How To Install exfatprogs on Kali Linux

In this tutorial we learn how to install exfatprogs on Kali Linux. exfatprogs is tools to create, check and label exFAT filesystems

Introduction

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

What is exfatprogs

Tools to manage extended file allocation table filesystem. This package provides tools to create, check and label the filesystem. It contains

  • mkfs.exfat to create an exFAT filesystem
  • fsck.exfat to check and repair an exFAT filesystem
  • tune.exfat to print and edit the filesystem label The tools included in this package are the exfatprogs maintained by Samsung engineers, who provided Linux exFAT support. A similar but independent implementation of these tools, written by the author of the exfat-fuse implementation, are available in the exfat-utils package.

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

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

sudo apt-get update

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

sudo apt-get -y install exfatprogs

Install exfatprogs Using apt

Update apt database with apt using the following command.

sudo apt update

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

sudo apt -y install exfatprogs

Install exfatprogs 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 exfatprogs using aptitude by running the following command:

sudo aptitude -y install exfatprogs

How To Uninstall exfatprogs on Kali Linux

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

sudo apt-get remove exfatprogs

Uninstall exfatprogs And Its Dependencies

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

sudo apt-get -y autoremove exfatprogs

Remove exfatprogs Configurations and Data

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

sudo apt-get -y purge exfatprogs

Remove exfatprogs configuration, data, and all of its dependencies

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

sudo apt-get -y autoremove --purge exfatprogs

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Summary

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