How To Install fprobe on Kali Linux

In this tutorial we learn how to install fprobe on Kali Linux. fprobe is export captured traffic to remote NetFlow Collector

Introduction

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

What is fprobe

This program is a libpcap-based utility which collects network traffic and emits it as NetFlow towards a specified collector.

Homepage: fprobe.sourceforge.net

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

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

sudo apt-get update

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

sudo apt-get -y install fprobe

Install fprobe Using apt

Update apt database with apt using the following command.

sudo apt update

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

sudo apt -y install fprobe

Install fprobe 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 fprobe using aptitude by running the following command:

sudo aptitude -y install fprobe

How To Uninstall fprobe on Kali Linux

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

sudo apt-get remove fprobe

Uninstall fprobe And Its Dependencies

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

sudo apt-get -y autoremove fprobe

Remove fprobe Configurations and Data

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

sudo apt-get -y purge fprobe

Remove fprobe configuration, data, and all of its dependencies

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

sudo apt-get -y autoremove --purge fprobe

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Summary

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