How To Install crack on Ubuntu 22.04

In this tutorial we learn how to install crack on Ubuntu 22.04. crack is Password guessing program (crypt() variant)

Introduction

In this tutorial we learn how to install crack on Ubuntu 22.04.

What is crack

crack is:

Crack is program designed to quickly locate vulnerabilities in Unix (or other) password files by scanning the contents of a password file, looking for users who have misguidedly chosen a weak login password.

This package provides the runtime files for the crypt() version.

There are three ways to install crack on Ubuntu 22.04. We can use apt-get, apt and aptitude. In the following sections we will describe each method. You can choose one of them.

Install crack Using apt-get

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

sudo apt-get update

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

sudo apt-get -y install crack

Install crack Using apt

Update apt database with apt using the following command.

sudo apt update

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

sudo apt -y install crack

Install crack 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 crack using aptitude by running the following command:

sudo aptitude -y install crack

How To Uninstall crack on Ubuntu 22.04

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

sudo apt-get remove crack

Uninstall crack And Its Dependencies

To uninstall crack and its dependencies that are no longer needed by Ubuntu 22.04, we can use the command below:

sudo apt-get -y autoremove crack

Remove crack Configurations and Data

To remove crack configuration and data from Ubuntu 22.04 we can use the following command:

sudo apt-get -y purge crack

Remove crack configuration, data, and all of its dependencies

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

sudo apt-get -y autoremove --purge crack

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Summary

In this tutorial we learn how to install crack package on Ubuntu 22.04 using different package management tools: apt, apt-get and aptitude.