How To Install bogofilter-bdb on Kali Linux

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

One-liner install command

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

sudo apt-get update && sudo apt -y install bogofilter-bdb

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

What is bogofilter-bdb 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 bogofilter-bdb 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 bogofilter-bdb 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 bogofilter-bdb using apt by running the following command:

sudo apt -y install bogofilter-bdb

Install bogofilter-bdb using apt

Because bogofilter-bdb 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 bogofilter-bdb using apt by running the following command:

sudo apt -y install bogofilter-bdb

Install bogofilter-bdb 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 bogofilter-bdb by running the following command:

sudo aptitude -y install bogofilter-bdb

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

sudo apt-get --only-upgrade install bogofilter-bdb

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 bogofilter-bdb from Kali Linux

To uninstall only the bogofilter-bdb package you can execute the following command:

sudo apt-get remove bogofilter-bdb

Uninstall bogofilter-bdb and all its dependencies

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

sudo apt-get -y autoremove bogofilter-bdb

Remove bogofilter-bdb with all configurations and data

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

sudo apt-get -y purge bogofilter-bdb

Remove bogofilter-bdb completely (configurations, data and all of its dependencies)

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

sudo apt-get -y autoremove --purge bogofilter-bdb

Extra info and code examples

This package implements a fast Bayesian spam filter along the lines suggested by Paul Graham in his article "A Plan For Spam". This version substantially improves on Paul's proposal by doing smarter lexical analysis. In particular, hostnames and IP addresses are retained as recognition features rather than broken up. Various kinds of MTA cruft such as dates and message-IDs are discarded so as not to bloat the word lists. This package provides the bdb database backend.

Conclusion

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

See also:

How To Install bogofilter-bdb on CentOS 8

How To Install bogofilter-bdb on Ubuntu 22.04

How To Install bogofilter-bdb on Ubuntu 21.04

How To Install bogofilter-bdb on Kali Linux

How To Install bogofilter-bdb on Debian 11

How To Install bogofilter-bdb on Fedora 34

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