How To Install alpha-linux-gnu-strip on Kali Linux

In this guide, we’ll discuss How To Install alpha-linux-gnu-strip on Kali Linux. Also, we will demonstrate how to uninstall and update alpha-linux-gnu-strip.

One-liner install command

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

sudo apt-get update && sudo apt -y install binutils-alpha-linux-gnu

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

What is alpha-linux-gnu-strip 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 alpha-linux-gnu-strip 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 alpha-linux-gnu-strip 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 alpha-linux-gnu-strip using apt by running the following command:

sudo apt -y install binutils-alpha-linux-gnu

Install alpha-linux-gnu-strip using apt

Because alpha-linux-gnu-strip 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 alpha-linux-gnu-strip using apt by running the following command:

sudo apt -y install binutils-alpha-linux-gnu

Install alpha-linux-gnu-strip 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 alpha-linux-gnu-strip by running the following command:

sudo aptitude -y install binutils-alpha-linux-gnu

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

sudo apt-get --only-upgrade install binutils-alpha-linux-gnu

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 alpha-linux-gnu-strip from Kali Linux

To uninstall only the alpha-linux-gnu-strip package you can execute the following command:

sudo apt-get remove binutils-alpha-linux-gnu

Uninstall alpha-linux-gnu-strip and all its dependencies

To uninstall alpha-linux-gnu-strip and its dependencies that are no longer needed by Kali Linux, you can use the command below:

sudo apt-get -y autoremove binutils-alpha-linux-gnu

Remove alpha-linux-gnu-strip with all configurations and data

To remove alpha-linux-gnu-strip configuration and data from your system you can run the following purge command:

sudo apt-get -y purge binutils-alpha-linux-gnu

Remove alpha-linux-gnu-strip completely (configurations, data and all of its dependencies)

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

sudo apt-get -y autoremove --purge binutils-alpha-linux-gnu

Extra info and code examples

This package provides GNU assembler, linker and binary utilities for the alpha-linux-gnu target. You don't need this package unless you plan to cross-compile programs for alpha-linux-gnu and alpha-linux-gnu is not your native platform.

Conclusion

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

See also:

How To Install alpha-linux-gnu-strip on Kali Linux

How To Install alpha-linux-gnu-strip on Debian 11

How To Install alpha-linux-gnu-strip on Fedora 34

How To Install alpha-linux-gnu-strip on CentOS 8

How To Install alpha-linux-gnu-strip on Ubuntu 22.04

How To Install alpha-linux-gnu-strip on Ubuntu 21.04

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