How To Install fusioninventory-inventory on Kali Linux

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

One-liner install command

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

sudo apt-get update && sudo apt -y install fusioninventory-agent

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

What is fusioninventory-inventory 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 fusioninventory-inventory 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 fusioninventory-inventory 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 fusioninventory-inventory using apt by running the following command:

sudo apt -y install fusioninventory-agent

Install fusioninventory-inventory using apt

Because fusioninventory-inventory 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 fusioninventory-inventory using apt by running the following command:

sudo apt -y install fusioninventory-agent

Install fusioninventory-inventory 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 fusioninventory-inventory by running the following command:

sudo aptitude -y install fusioninventory-agent

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

sudo apt-get --only-upgrade install fusioninventory-agent

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 fusioninventory-inventory from Kali Linux

To uninstall only the fusioninventory-inventory package you can execute the following command:

sudo apt-get remove fusioninventory-agent

Uninstall fusioninventory-inventory and all its dependencies

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

sudo apt-get -y autoremove fusioninventory-agent

Remove fusioninventory-inventory with all configurations and data

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

sudo apt-get -y purge fusioninventory-agent

Remove fusioninventory-inventory completely (configurations, data and all of its dependencies)

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

sudo apt-get -y autoremove --purge fusioninventory-agent

Extra info and code examples

FusionInventory Agent is an application designed to help a network or system administrator to keep track of the hardware and software configurations of devices. This agent can collect information about from: - the local machine (Inventory) - the network using SNMP - an VMware ESX or vCenter server The agent can be driven from different asset management software including GLPI, Rudder, Uranos, OCSInventory. The agent can also be used to install new software and configuration changes.

Conclusion

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

See also:

How To Install fusioninventory-inventory on Kali Linux

How To Install fusioninventory-inventory on Debian 11

How To Install fusioninventory-inventory on Fedora 34

How To Install fusioninventory-inventory on Ubuntu 22.04

How To Install fusioninventory-inventory on Ubuntu 21.04

How To Install fusioninventory-inventory on CentOS 8

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