How To Install gd2i on Kali Linux

In this guide, we’ll discuss How To Install gd2i on Kali Linux. Also, we will demonstrate how to uninstall and update gd2i.

One-liner install command

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

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

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

What is gd2i 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 gd2i 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 gd2i 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 gd2i using apt by running the following command:

sudo apt -y install gendarme

Install gd2i using apt

Because gd2i 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 gd2i using apt by running the following command:

sudo apt -y install gendarme

Install gd2i 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 gd2i by running the following command:

sudo aptitude -y install gendarme

How to upgrade (update) a single package gd2i 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 gd2i, e.g. single package, you should use the following format with the apt-get command/apt command:

sudo apt-get --only-upgrade install gendarme

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 gd2i from Kali Linux

To uninstall only the gd2i package you can execute the following command:

sudo apt-get remove gendarme

Uninstall gd2i and all its dependencies

To uninstall gd2i and its dependencies that are no longer needed by Kali Linux, you can use the command below:

sudo apt-get -y autoremove gendarme

Remove gd2i with all configurations and data

To remove gd2i configuration and data from your system you can run the following purge command:

sudo apt-get -y purge gendarme

Remove gd2i completely (configurations, data and all of its dependencies)

And lastly, you can run the next command to remove absolutely everything related to gd2i package, e.g.: configurations, data and all of its dependencies. Just use this command:

sudo apt-get -y autoremove --purge gendarme

Extra info and code examples

Gendarme is a extensible rule-based tool to find problems in .NET applications and libraries. Gendarme inspects programs and libraries that contain code in ECMA CIL format (Mono and .NET) and looks for common problems with the code, problems that compiler do not typically check or have not historically checked.

Conclusion

You now have a full guide on how to install gd2i using apt, apt-get and aptitude tools. Also, we showed how to update as a single package and different ways to uninstall the gd2i from Kali Linux.

See also:

How To Install gd2i on Kali Linux

How To Install gd2i on Debian 11

How To Install gd2i on Fedora 34

How To Install gd2i on CentOS 8

How To Install gd2i on Ubuntu 21.04

How To Install gd2i on Ubuntu 22.04

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