How To Install cddb-tool on Kali Linux

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

One-liner install command

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

sudo apt-get update && sudo apt -y install abcde

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

What is cddb-tool 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 cddb-tool 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 cddb-tool 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 cddb-tool using apt by running the following command:

sudo apt -y install abcde

Install cddb-tool using apt

Because cddb-tool 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 cddb-tool using apt by running the following command:

sudo apt -y install abcde

Install cddb-tool 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 cddb-tool by running the following command:

sudo aptitude -y install abcde

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

sudo apt-get --only-upgrade install abcde

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 cddb-tool from Kali Linux

To uninstall only the cddb-tool package you can execute the following command:

sudo apt-get remove abcde

Uninstall cddb-tool and all its dependencies

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

sudo apt-get -y autoremove abcde

Remove cddb-tool with all configurations and data

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

sudo apt-get -y purge abcde

Remove cddb-tool completely (configurations, data and all of its dependencies)

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

sudo apt-get -y autoremove --purge abcde

Extra info and code examples

frontend program to cdparanoia, wget, cd-discid, id3, and your favorite Ogg/Vorbis, MP3, FLAC, Ogg/Speex, M4A, Opus, WavPack, Monkey's Audio (ape), MPP/MP+(Musepack) and/or AIFF format encoder (defaults to oggenc). Grabs an entire CD and converts each track to the specified formats and then comments or tags each file, with one command. With abcde you can encode several formats with one single command, using a single CD read operation. It also allows you to read and encode while not on the internet, and later query a CDDB or Musicbrainz server to lookup metadata and tag your files.

Conclusion

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

See also:

How To Install cddb-tool on Kali Linux

How To Install cddb-tool on Debian 11

How To Install cddb-tool on Fedora 34

How To Install cddb-tool on CentOS 8

How To Install cddb-tool on Ubuntu 22.04

How To Install cddb-tool on Ubuntu 21.04

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