How To Install heimdal-clients on Ubuntu 20.04

In this tutorial we learn how to install heimdal-clients on Ubuntu 20.04. heimdal-clients is Heimdal Kerberos - clients

Introduction

In this tutorial we learn how to install heimdal-clients on Ubuntu 20.04.

What is heimdal-clients

Heimdal is a free implementation of Kerberos 5 that aims to be compatible with MIT Kerberos. . This package includes Kerberos utilities like kadmin, kinit, kpasswd and klist.

There are three ways to install heimdal-clients on Ubuntu 20.04. We can use apt-get, apt and aptitude. In the following sections we will describe each method. You can choose one of them.

Install heimdal-clients Using apt-get

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

sudo apt-get update

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

sudo apt-get -y install heimdal-clients

Install heimdal-clients Using apt

Update apt database with apt using the following command.

sudo apt update

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

sudo apt -y install heimdal-clients

Install heimdal-clients 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 Ubuntu. Update apt database with aptitude using the following command.

sudo aptitude update

After updating apt database, We can install heimdal-clients using aptitude by running the following command:

sudo aptitude -y install heimdal-clients

How To Uninstall heimdal-clients on Ubuntu 20.04

To uninstall only the heimdal-clients package we can use the following command:

sudo apt-get remove heimdal-clients

Uninstall heimdal-clients And Its Dependencies

To uninstall heimdal-clients and its dependencies that are no longer needed by Ubuntu 20.04, we can use the command below:

sudo apt-get -y autoremove heimdal-clients

Remove heimdal-clients Configurations and Data

To remove heimdal-clients configuration and data from Ubuntu 20.04 we can use the following command:

sudo apt-get -y purge heimdal-clients

Remove heimdal-clients configuration, data, and all of its dependencies

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

sudo apt-get -y autoremove --purge heimdal-clients

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Summary

In this tutorial we learn how to install heimdal-clients on Ubuntu 20.04 using different package management tools like apt, apt-get and aptitude.