How To Install gnuit on Kali Linux

In this tutorial we learn how to install gnuit on Kali Linux. gnuit is GNU Interactive Tools, a file browser/viewer and process viewer/killer

Introduction

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

What is gnuit

gnuit (GNU Interactive Tools) is a set of interactive text-mode tools, closely integrated with the shell. It contains an extensible file system browser (similar to Norton Commander and XTree), an ASCII/hex file viewer, a process viewer/killer and some other related utilities and shell scripts. It can be used to increase the speed and efficiency of most of the daily tasks such as copying and moving files and directories, invoking editors, compressing and uncompressing files, creating and expanding archives, compiling programs, sending mail, etc. It looks nice, has colors (if the standard ANSI color sequences are supported) and is user-friendly.

One of the main advantages of gnuit is its flexibility. It is not limited to a given set of commands. The configuration file can be easily enhanced, allowing the user to add new commands or file operations, depending on its needs or preferences.

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

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

sudo apt-get update

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

sudo apt-get -y install gnuit

Install gnuit Using apt

Update apt database with apt using the following command.

sudo apt update

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

sudo apt -y install gnuit

Install gnuit 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 gnuit using aptitude by running the following command:

sudo aptitude -y install gnuit

How To Uninstall gnuit on Kali Linux

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

sudo apt-get remove gnuit

Uninstall gnuit And Its Dependencies

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

sudo apt-get -y autoremove gnuit

Remove gnuit Configurations and Data

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

sudo apt-get -y purge gnuit

Remove gnuit configuration, data, and all of its dependencies

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

sudo apt-get -y autoremove --purge gnuit

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Summary

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