How To Install exipick on Kali Linux

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

One-liner install command

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

sudo apt-get update && sudo apt -y install exim4-base

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

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

sudo apt -y install exim4-base

Install exipick using apt

Because exipick 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 exipick using apt by running the following command:

sudo apt -y install exim4-base

Install exipick 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 exipick by running the following command:

sudo aptitude -y install exim4-base

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

sudo apt-get --only-upgrade install exim4-base

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 exipick from Kali Linux

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

sudo apt-get remove exim4-base

Uninstall exipick and all its dependencies

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

sudo apt-get -y autoremove exim4-base

Remove exipick with all configurations and data

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

sudo apt-get -y purge exim4-base

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

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

sudo apt-get -y autoremove --purge exim4-base

Extra info and code examples

Exim (v4) is a mail transport agent. exim4-base provides the support files needed by all exim4 daemon packages. You need an additional package containing the main executable. The available packages are: exim4-daemon-light exim4-daemon-heavy If you build exim4 from the source package locally, you can also build an exim4-daemon-custom package tailored to your own feature set. The Debian exim4 packages have their own web page, http://wiki.debian.org/PkgExim4. There is also a Debian-specific FAQ list. Information about the way the Debian packages are configured can be found in /usr/share/doc/exim4-base/README.Debian.gz, which additionally contains information about the way the Debian binary packages are built. The very extensive upstream documentation is shipped in /usr/share/doc/exim4-base/spec.txt.gz. To repeat the debconf-driven configuration process in a standard setup, invoke dpkg-reconfigure exim4-config. There is a Debian-centered mailing list,

Conclusion

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

See also:

How To Install exipick on Kali Linux

How To Install exipick on Debian 11

How To Install exipick on Fedora 34

How To Install exipick on CentOS 8

How To Install exipick on Ubuntu 22.04

How To Install exipick on Ubuntu 21.04

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