How To Install install-sh on Kali Linux

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

One-liner install command

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

sudo apt-get update && sudo apt -y install libpcp3-dev

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

What is install-sh 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 install-sh 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 install-sh 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 install-sh using apt by running the following command:

sudo apt -y install libpcp3-dev

Install install-sh using apt

Because install-sh 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 install-sh using apt by running the following command:

sudo apt -y install libpcp3-dev

Install install-sh 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 install-sh by running the following command:

sudo aptitude -y install libpcp3-dev

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

sudo apt-get --only-upgrade install libpcp3-dev

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 install-sh from Kali Linux

To uninstall only the install-sh package you can execute the following command:

sudo apt-get remove libpcp3-dev

Uninstall install-sh and all its dependencies

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

sudo apt-get -y autoremove libpcp3-dev

Remove install-sh with all configurations and data

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

sudo apt-get -y purge libpcp3-dev

Remove install-sh completely (configurations, data and all of its dependencies)

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

sudo apt-get -y autoremove --purge libpcp3-dev

Extra info and code examples

Performance Co-Pilot (PCP) is a framework and services to support system-level performance monitoring and performance management. The Performance Co-Pilot provides a unifying abstraction for all of the interesting performance data in a system, and allows client applications to easily retrieve and process any subset of that data.

Conclusion

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

See also:

How To Install install-sh on Ubuntu 22.04

How To Install install-sh on Ubuntu 21.04

How To Install install-sh on Kali Linux

How To Install install-sh on Debian 11

How To Install install-sh on Fedora 34

How To Install install-sh on CentOS 8

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