How To Install gadmin-proftpd on Kali Linux

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

One-liner install command

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

sudo apt-get update && sudo apt -y install gadmin-proftpd

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

What is gadmin-proftpd 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 gadmin-proftpd 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 gadmin-proftpd 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 gadmin-proftpd using apt by running the following command:

sudo apt -y install gadmin-proftpd

Install gadmin-proftpd using apt

Because gadmin-proftpd 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 gadmin-proftpd using apt by running the following command:

sudo apt -y install gadmin-proftpd

Install gadmin-proftpd 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 gadmin-proftpd by running the following command:

sudo aptitude -y install gadmin-proftpd

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

sudo apt-get --only-upgrade install gadmin-proftpd

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 gadmin-proftpd from Kali Linux

To uninstall only the gadmin-proftpd package you can execute the following command:

sudo apt-get remove gadmin-proftpd

Uninstall gadmin-proftpd and all its dependencies

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

sudo apt-get -y autoremove gadmin-proftpd

Remove gadmin-proftpd with all configurations and data

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

sudo apt-get -y purge gadmin-proftpd

Remove gadmin-proftpd completely (configurations, data and all of its dependencies)

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

sudo apt-get -y autoremove --purge gadmin-proftpd

Extra info and code examples

gadmin-proftpd is a fast and easy to use GTK+ administration tool for the Proftpd standalone server. gadmin-proftpd gives admins easy access to virtual hosting, 8 layers of security including chrooted users and encrypted transfers on both the data and/or control channels.

Conclusion

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

See also:

How To Install gadmin-proftpd on Kali Linux

How To Install gadmin-proftpd on Debian 11

How To Install gadmin-proftpd on Fedora 34

How To Install gadmin-proftpd on CentOS 8

How To Install gadmin-proftpd on Ubuntu 22.04

How To Install gadmin-proftpd on Ubuntu 21.04

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