How To Install gf_attach on Kali Linux

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

One-liner install command

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

sudo apt-get update && sudo apt -y install glusterfs-common

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

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

sudo apt -y install glusterfs-common

Install gf_attach using apt

Because gf_attach 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 gf_attach using apt by running the following command:

sudo apt -y install glusterfs-common

Install gf_attach 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 gf_attach by running the following command:

sudo aptitude -y install glusterfs-common

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

sudo apt-get --only-upgrade install glusterfs-common

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 gf_attach from Kali Linux

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

sudo apt-get remove glusterfs-common

Uninstall gf_attach and all its dependencies

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

sudo apt-get -y autoremove glusterfs-common

Remove gf_attach with all configurations and data

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

sudo apt-get -y purge glusterfs-common

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

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

sudo apt-get -y autoremove --purge glusterfs-common

Extra info and code examples

GlusterFS is a clustered file-system capable of scaling to several peta-bytes. It aggregates various storage bricks over Infiniband RDMA or TCP/IP interconnect into one large parallel network file system. GlusterFS is one of the most sophisticated file system in terms of features and extensibility. It borrows a powerful concept called Translators from GNU Hurd kernel. Much of the code in GlusterFS is in userspace and easily manageable. This package installs init scripts and configuration files to turn GlusterFS into a fully fledged file server.

Conclusion

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

See also:

How To Install gf_attach on Kali Linux

How To Install gf_attach on CentOS 8

How To Install gf_attach on Debian 11

How To Install gf_attach on Fedora 34

How To Install gf_attach on Ubuntu 22.04

How To Install gf_attach on Ubuntu 21.04

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