How To Install drbl-cp on Kali Linux

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

One-liner install command

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

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

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

What is drbl-cp 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 drbl-cp 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 drbl-cp 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 drbl-cp using apt by running the following command:

sudo apt -y install drbl

Install drbl-cp using apt

Because drbl-cp 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 drbl-cp using apt by running the following command:

sudo apt -y install drbl

Install drbl-cp 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 drbl-cp by running the following command:

sudo aptitude -y install drbl

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

sudo apt-get --only-upgrade install drbl

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 drbl-cp from Kali Linux

To uninstall only the drbl-cp package you can execute the following command:

sudo apt-get remove drbl

Uninstall drbl-cp and all its dependencies

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

sudo apt-get -y autoremove drbl

Remove drbl-cp with all configurations and data

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

sudo apt-get -y purge drbl

Remove drbl-cp completely (configurations, data and all of its dependencies)

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

sudo apt-get -y autoremove --purge drbl

Extra info and code examples

DRBL (Diskless Remote Boot in Linux) provides a diskless or systemless environment for client machines. It works on Debian, Ubuntu, Mandriva, Red Hat, Fedora, CentOS and OpenSuSE. DRBL uses distributed hardware resources and makes it possible for clients to fully access local hardware. It also includes Clonezilla, a partition and disk cloning utility similar to Symantec Ghost(TM) or True Image(TM). For more details, check 1. http://drbl.sourceforge.net (English) 2. http://drbl.nchc.org.tw (Chinese Big5 - Taiwan)

Conclusion

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

See also:

How To Install drbl-cp on Kali Linux

How To Install drbl-cp on Debian 11

How To Install drbl-cp on Fedora 34

How To Install drbl-cp on CentOS 8

How To Install drbl-cp on Ubuntu 22.04

How To Install drbl-cp on Ubuntu 21.04

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