How To Install glance on Kali Linux

In this tutorial we learn how to install glance on Kali Linux. glance is OpenStack Image Registry and Delivery Service - Daemons

Introduction

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

What is glance

The Glance project provides services for discovering, registering, and retrieving virtual machine images over the cloud. They may be stand-alone services, or may be used to deliver images from object stores, such as OpenStack’s Swift service, to Nova’s compute nodes.

This package is a metapackage for all glance daemons.

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

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

sudo apt-get update

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

sudo apt-get -y install glance

Install glance Using apt

Update apt database with apt using the following command.

sudo apt update

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

sudo apt -y install glance

Install glance 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 glance using aptitude by running the following command:

sudo aptitude -y install glance

How To Uninstall glance on Kali Linux

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

sudo apt-get remove glance

Uninstall glance And Its Dependencies

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

sudo apt-get -y autoremove glance

Remove glance Configurations and Data

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

sudo apt-get -y purge glance

Remove glance configuration, data, and all of its dependencies

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

sudo apt-get -y autoremove --purge glance

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Summary

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