How To Install fosfat on Kali Linux

In this tutorial we learn how to install fosfat on Kali Linux. fosfat is FUSE library to access Smaky formatted disk (ro)

Introduction

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

What is fosfat

Fosfat is a C library for providing read-only access to a Smaky formatted disk. Currently, only a tool and a FUSE extension that use this library can be used for reading a directory and copying a file.

The Smaky is a line of mostly 8-bit personal computers and accompanying operating system developed at the EPFL (?cole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne), in Switzerland, from 1974.

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

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

sudo apt-get update

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

sudo apt-get -y install fosfat

Install fosfat Using apt

Update apt database with apt using the following command.

sudo apt update

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

sudo apt -y install fosfat

Install fosfat 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 fosfat using aptitude by running the following command:

sudo aptitude -y install fosfat

How To Uninstall fosfat on Kali Linux

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

sudo apt-get remove fosfat

Uninstall fosfat And Its Dependencies

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

sudo apt-get -y autoremove fosfat

Remove fosfat Configurations and Data

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

sudo apt-get -y purge fosfat

Remove fosfat configuration, data, and all of its dependencies

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

sudo apt-get -y autoremove --purge fosfat

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Summary

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