How To Install git-branchmove on Kali Linux

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

One-liner install command

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

sudo apt-get update && sudo apt -y install chiark-scripts

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

What is git-branchmove 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 git-branchmove 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 git-branchmove 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 git-branchmove using apt by running the following command:

sudo apt -y install chiark-scripts

Install git-branchmove using apt

Because git-branchmove 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 git-branchmove using apt by running the following command:

sudo apt -y install chiark-scripts

Install git-branchmove 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 git-branchmove by running the following command:

sudo aptitude -y install chiark-scripts

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

sudo apt-get --only-upgrade install chiark-scripts

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 git-branchmove from Kali Linux

To uninstall only the git-branchmove package you can execute the following command:

sudo apt-get remove chiark-scripts

Uninstall git-branchmove and all its dependencies

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

sudo apt-get -y autoremove chiark-scripts

Remove git-branchmove with all configurations and data

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

sudo apt-get -y purge chiark-scripts

Remove git-branchmove completely (configurations, data and all of its dependencies)

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

sudo apt-get -y autoremove --purge chiark-scripts

Extra info and code examples

This package contains a number of small administration scripts used by and other systems belonging to the Sinister Greenend Organisation. Featuring: fishdescriptor: a tool for extracting a file descriptor from another (non-cooperating) process and giving it to you (or for examining it). Requires gdb and python3. chiark-named-conf: a tool for managing nameserver configurations and checking for suspected DNS problems. Its main functions are to check that delegations are appropriate and working, that secondary zones are slaved from the right places, and to generate a configuration for BIND, from its own input file. sync-accounts: a simple but flexible account info synchroniser. sync-accounts is a tool for copying un*x account data from remote systems and installing it locally. It is flexible and reasonably straightforward, but lacks integration with other distributed databases such as NIS. cvs-repomove and cvs-adjustroot: tools for moving CVS repositories and adjusting working trees. palm-datebook-reminders: a program which emails mails you reminders about the appointments in your Palm's Datebook. cvsweb-list: cgi program to list ucgi (userv-utils) cvsweb repos expire-iso8601: keep or expire backup trees named after their dates gnucap2genspic, ngspice2genspic, genspic2gnuplot: convert gnucap files and ngspice output files to genspic and genspic files to gnuplot input so they can be plotted. hexterm: connects to serial port and allows the user interact in ASCII and hex. Ie, a hex "terminal" program which lets you speak a serial port protocol directly. (Needs tcl8.4 to be installed.) git-branchmove, random-word, remountresizereiserfs, summarise-mailbox-preserving-privacy

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

See also:

How To Install git-branchmove on Debian 11

How To Install git-branchmove on Kali Linux

How To Install git-branchmove on Fedora 34

How To Install git-branchmove on CentOS 8

How To Install git-branchmove on Ubuntu 21.04

How To Install git-branchmove on Ubuntu 22.04