How To Install ikisite-wrapper on Kali Linux

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

One-liner install command

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

sudo apt-get update && sudo apt -y install ikiwiki-hosting-web

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

What is ikisite-wrapper 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 ikisite-wrapper 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 ikisite-wrapper 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 ikisite-wrapper using apt by running the following command:

sudo apt -y install ikiwiki-hosting-web

Install ikisite-wrapper using apt

Because ikisite-wrapper 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 ikisite-wrapper using apt by running the following command:

sudo apt -y install ikiwiki-hosting-web

Install ikisite-wrapper 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 ikisite-wrapper by running the following command:

sudo aptitude -y install ikiwiki-hosting-web

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

sudo apt-get --only-upgrade install ikiwiki-hosting-web

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 ikisite-wrapper from Kali Linux

To uninstall only the ikisite-wrapper package you can execute the following command:

sudo apt-get remove ikiwiki-hosting-web

Uninstall ikisite-wrapper and all its dependencies

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

sudo apt-get -y autoremove ikiwiki-hosting-web

Remove ikisite-wrapper with all configurations and data

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

sudo apt-get -y purge ikiwiki-hosting-web

Remove ikisite-wrapper completely (configurations, data and all of its dependencies)

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

sudo apt-get -y autoremove --purge ikiwiki-hosting-web

Extra info and code examples

A hosting interface for ikiwiki. Facilitates management of many separate ikiwiki sites, with capabilities including web-based signup to create new sites, easy support for branching sites, deleting sites, and transferring sites between servers. Ikiwiki-hosting was developed for Branchable.com. This package contains the ikisite program, and related things to install on each web server.

Conclusion

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

See also:

How To Install ikisite-wrapper on CentOS 8

How To Install ikisite-wrapper on Kali Linux

How To Install ikisite-wrapper on Debian 11

How To Install ikisite-wrapper on Fedora 34

How To Install ikisite-wrapper on Ubuntu 22.04

How To Install ikisite-wrapper on Ubuntu 21.04

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