How To Install af_inet6_tx on Ubuntu 22.04

In this guide, we’ll discuss How To Install af_inet6_tx on Ubuntu 22.04. Also, we will demonstrate how to uninstall and update af_inet6_tx.

One-liner install command

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

sudo apt-get update && sudo apt -y install wpan-tools

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

What is af_inet6_tx and what are the ways to install it?

Before beginning this tutorial, you will need access to a server or computer running Ubuntu 22.04. This guide was written specifically with a server running Ubuntu 22.04 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 af_inet6_tx on Ubuntu 22.04. 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 af_inet6_tx 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 af_inet6_tx using apt by running the following command:

sudo apt -y install wpan-tools

Install af_inet6_tx using apt

Because af_inet6_tx is available in Ubuntu 22.04’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 af_inet6_tx using apt by running the following command:

sudo apt -y install wpan-tools

Install af_inet6_tx 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 22.04. Update apt database with aptitude using the following command.

sudo aptitude update

After updating aptitude database, You can install af_inet6_tx by running the following command:

sudo aptitude -y install wpan-tools

How to upgrade (update) a single package af_inet6_tx 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 af_inet6_tx, e.g. single package, you should use the following format with the apt-get command/apt command:

sudo apt-get --only-upgrade install wpan-tools

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 af_inet6_tx from Ubuntu 22.04

To uninstall only the af_inet6_tx package you can execute the following command:

sudo apt-get remove wpan-tools

Uninstall af_inet6_tx and all its dependencies

To uninstall af_inet6_tx and its dependencies that are no longer needed by Ubuntu 22.04, you can use the command below:

sudo apt-get -y autoremove wpan-tools

Remove af_inet6_tx with all configurations and data

To remove af_inet6_tx configuration and data from your system you can run the following purge command:

sudo apt-get -y purge wpan-tools

Remove af_inet6_tx completely (configurations, data and all of its dependencies)

And lastly, you can run the next command to remove absolutely everything related to af_inet6_tx package, e.g.: configurations, data and all of its dependencies. Just use this command:

sudo apt-get -y autoremove --purge wpan-tools

Extra info and code examples

This package contains two CLI tools for working with devices based on IEEE 802.15.4 via the netlink interface. IEEE 802.15.4 describes the standards for Low-Rate Wireless Personal Area Networks (6LoWPAN). * iwpan - configure a wpan network device to create a 6LoWPAN network * wpan-ping - network testing tool like ping or ping6, especially for 6LoWPAN nodes

Conclusion

You now have a full guide on how to install af_inet6_tx using apt, apt-get and aptitude tools. Also, we showed how to update as a single package and different ways to uninstall the af_inet6_tx from Ubuntu 22.04.

See also:

How To Install af_inet6_tx on CentOS 8

How To Install af_inet6_tx on Ubuntu 22.04

How To Install af_inet6_tx on Debian 11

How To Install af_inet6_tx on Ubuntu 21.04

How To Install af_inet6_tx on Kali Linux

How To Install af_inet6_tx on Fedora 34

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