How To Install exmh on Kali Linux

In this tutorial we learn how to install exmh on Kali Linux. exmh is extensible X user interface for MH mail

Introduction

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

What is exmh

Exmh uses the regular MH programs to manipulate your mail folders and messages. This means it is compatible with command-line use of MH programs, and its actions should be familiar if you are an experienced MH user. If you are a new MH user, then the details of running MH programs are hidden behind the graphical interface.

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

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

sudo apt-get update

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

sudo apt-get -y install exmh

Install exmh Using apt

Update apt database with apt using the following command.

sudo apt update

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

sudo apt -y install exmh

Install exmh 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 exmh using aptitude by running the following command:

sudo aptitude -y install exmh

How To Uninstall exmh on Kali Linux

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

sudo apt-get remove exmh

Uninstall exmh And Its Dependencies

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

sudo apt-get -y autoremove exmh

Remove exmh Configurations and Data

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

sudo apt-get -y purge exmh

Remove exmh configuration, data, and all of its dependencies

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

sudo apt-get -y autoremove --purge exmh

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Summary

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