How To Install gosa on Kali Linux

In this tutorial we learn how to install gosa on Kali Linux. gosa is Web Based LDAP Administration Program

Introduction

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

What is gosa

Provided is access to posix, shadow, samba, proxy, fax, pureftp and kerberos accounts. It is able to manage the postfix/cyrus server combination and can write user adapted sieve scripts.

GOsa? is a combination of system-administrator and end-user web interface, designed to handle LDAP based setups.

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

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

sudo apt-get update

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

sudo apt-get -y install gosa

Install gosa Using apt

Update apt database with apt using the following command.

sudo apt update

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

sudo apt -y install gosa

Install gosa 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 gosa using aptitude by running the following command:

sudo aptitude -y install gosa

How To Uninstall gosa on Kali Linux

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

sudo apt-get remove gosa

Uninstall gosa And Its Dependencies

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

sudo apt-get -y autoremove gosa

Remove gosa Configurations and Data

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

sudo apt-get -y purge gosa

Remove gosa configuration, data, and all of its dependencies

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

sudo apt-get -y autoremove --purge gosa

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Summary

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