How To Install fastboot on Kali Linux

In this tutorial we learn how to install fastboot on Kali Linux. fastboot is Android fastboot tool

Introduction

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

What is fastboot

A command line tool for flashing an Android device, boot an Android device to fastboot mode, etc..

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

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

sudo apt-get update

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

sudo apt-get -y install fastboot

Install fastboot Using apt

Update apt database with apt using the following command.

sudo apt update

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

sudo apt -y install fastboot

Install fastboot 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 fastboot using aptitude by running the following command:

sudo aptitude -y install fastboot

How To Uninstall fastboot on Kali Linux

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

sudo apt-get remove fastboot

Uninstall fastboot And Its Dependencies

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

sudo apt-get -y autoremove fastboot

Remove fastboot Configurations and Data

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

sudo apt-get -y purge fastboot

Remove fastboot configuration, data, and all of its dependencies

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

sudo apt-get -y autoremove --purge fastboot

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Summary

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