How To Install bldsubmit on Ubuntu 22.04

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

One-liner install command

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

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

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

What is bldsubmit 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 bldsubmit 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 bldsubmit 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 bldsubmit using apt by running the following command:

sudo apt -y install bld-tools

Install bldsubmit using apt

Because bldsubmit 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 bldsubmit using apt by running the following command:

sudo apt -y install bld-tools

Install bldsubmit 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 bldsubmit by running the following command:

sudo aptitude -y install bld-tools

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

sudo apt-get --only-upgrade install bld-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 bldsubmit from Ubuntu 22.04

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

sudo apt-get remove bld-tools

Uninstall bldsubmit and all its dependencies

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

sudo apt-get -y autoremove bld-tools

Remove bldsubmit with all configurations and data

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

sudo apt-get -y purge bld-tools

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

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

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

Extra info and code examples

BLD stands for "black list daemon" and is intended to build blacklists using simple rules based on a maximum number of submissions of the same IP address during a minimum time interval. BLD was primarily designed to fight against dictionary-based spams (by making the MTA report to BLD any host that tries to send a mail to an unknown user) but can be used by any application that needs a blacklist based on connection rate limits. This package contains additional tools to be used with bld.

Conclusion

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

See also:

How To Install bldsubmit on Kali Linux

How To Install bldsubmit on Debian 11

How To Install bldsubmit on Ubuntu 22.04

How To Install bldsubmit on Ubuntu 21.04

How To Install bldsubmit on CentOS 8

How To Install bldsubmit on Fedora 34

A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z