How To Install kpackagetool5 on Kali Linux

In this tutorial we learn how to install kpackagetool5 on Kali Linux. kpackagetool5 is command line kpackage tool

Introduction

In this tutorial we learn how to install kpackagetool5 on Kali Linux.

What is kpackagetool5

KPackage provides classes for applications to manage user installable packages of non-binary assets.

This package is part of KDE Frameworks 5.

This package contains the runtime package management tool.

There are three ways to install kpackagetool5 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 kpackagetool5 Using apt-get

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

sudo apt-get update

After updating apt database, We can install kpackagetool5 using apt-get by running the following command:

sudo apt-get -y install kpackagetool5

Install kpackagetool5 Using apt

Update apt database with apt using the following command.

sudo apt update

After updating apt database, We can install kpackagetool5 using apt by running the following command:

sudo apt -y install kpackagetool5

Install kpackagetool5 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 kpackagetool5 using aptitude by running the following command:

sudo aptitude -y install kpackagetool5

How To Uninstall kpackagetool5 on Kali Linux

To uninstall only the kpackagetool5 package we can use the following command:

sudo apt-get remove kpackagetool5

Uninstall kpackagetool5 And Its Dependencies

To uninstall kpackagetool5 and its dependencies that are no longer needed by Kali Linux, we can use the command below:

sudo apt-get -y autoremove kpackagetool5

Remove kpackagetool5 Configurations and Data

To remove kpackagetool5 configuration and data from Kali Linux we can use the following command:

sudo apt-get -y purge kpackagetool5

Remove kpackagetool5 configuration, data, and all of its dependencies

We can use the following command to remove kpackagetool5 configurations, data and all of its dependencies, we can use the following command:

sudo apt-get -y autoremove --purge kpackagetool5

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Summary

In this tutorial we learn how to install kpackagetool5 using different package management tools like apt, apt-get and aptitude.