How To Install abc on Kali Linux

In this guide, we’ll discuss How To Install abc on Kali Linux. Also, we will demonstrate how to uninstall and update abc.

One-liner install command

For those in a hurry, here's a one-line installation command:

sudo apt-get update && sudo apt -y install solr-common

But if you are interested in the detailed steps with descriptions, the following information is for you.

What is abc and what are the ways to install it?

Before beginning this tutorial, you will need access to a server or computer running Kali Linux. This guide was written specifically with a server running Kali Linux in mind, although it should also work on older, supported versions of the operating system.

Also, make sure you are running a regular, non-root user with sudo privileges configured on your server. When you have an account available, log in as your non-root user to begin.

There are several ways to install abc on Kali Linux. You can use (links are clickable):

In the following sections, we will describe each method in detail. You can choose one of them or refer to the recommended one.

Install abc using apt-get

First, update apt database with apt-get using the following command.

sudo apt-get update

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

sudo apt -y install solr-common

Install abc using apt

Because abc is available in Kali Linux’s default repositories, it is possible to install it from these repositories using the apt packaging system.

To begin, update apt database with apt using the following command.

sudo apt update

After updating apt database, You can install abc using apt by running the following command:

sudo apt -y install solr-common

Install abc 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 aptitude database, You can install abc by running the following command:

sudo aptitude -y install solr-common

How to upgrade (update) a single package abc using apt-get?

First, you will need to update packages index. Run update command as usual:

sudo apt-get update

Next, to upgrade only the abc, e.g. single package, you should use the following format with the apt-get command/apt command:

sudo apt-get --only-upgrade install solr-common

Note that this command will not install any new packages! If you wish to install the package if it doesn't exist you may leave out --only-upgrade part.

How To Uninstall abc from Kali Linux

To uninstall only the abc package you can execute the following command:

sudo apt-get remove solr-common

Uninstall abc and all its dependencies

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

sudo apt-get -y autoremove solr-common

Remove abc with all configurations and data

To remove abc configuration and data from your system you can run the following purge command:

sudo apt-get -y purge solr-common

Remove abc completely (configurations, data and all of its dependencies)

And lastly, you can run the next command to remove absolutely everything related to abc package, e.g.: configurations, data and all of its dependencies. Just use this command:

sudo apt-get -y autoremove --purge solr-common

Extra info and code examples

Solr is an open source enterprise search server based on the Lucene Java search library, with XML/HTTP and JSON APIs, hit highlighting, faceted search, caching, replication, and a web administration interface. It runs in a Java servlet container such as Tomcat. This package provides the common files for Solr. Install solr-tomcat or solr-jetty to use Solr under Tomcat or Jetty. This package also contains the dataimporthandler contrib while omitting dataimporthandler-extras, clustering, extraction and velocity due to missing dependencies. libmysql-java is necessary to connect the dataimporthandler to MySQL.


You now have a full guide on how to install abc using apt, apt-get and aptitude tools. Also, we showed how to update as a single package and different ways to uninstall the abc from Kali Linux.

See also:

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How To Install abc on Ubuntu 22.04

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