How To Install jspy on Kali Linux

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

One-liner install command

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

sudo apt-get update && sudo apt -y install can-utils

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

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

sudo apt -y install can-utils

Install jspy using apt

Because jspy 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 jspy using apt by running the following command:

sudo apt -y install can-utils

Install jspy 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 jspy by running the following command:

sudo aptitude -y install can-utils

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

sudo apt-get --only-upgrade install can-utils

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 jspy from Kali Linux

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

sudo apt-get remove can-utils

Uninstall jspy and all its dependencies

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

sudo apt-get -y autoremove can-utils

Remove jspy with all configurations and data

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

sudo apt-get -y purge can-utils

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

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

sudo apt-get -y autoremove --purge can-utils

Extra info and code examples

CAN is a message-based network protocol designed for vehicles originally created by Robert Bosch GmbH. SocketCAN is a set of open source CAN drivers and a networking stack contributed by Volkswagen Research to the Linux kernel. This package contains some userspace utilities for Linux SocketCAN subsystem. Basic tools to display, record, generate and replay CAN traffic: candump, canplayer, cansend, cangen, cansniffer. CAN access via IP sockets: canlogserver, bcmserver, socketcand. CAN in-kernel gateway configuration: cangw. CAN bus measurement and testing: canbusload, can-calc-bit-timing, canfdtest. ISO-TP (ISO 15765-2 2016) tools: isotpsend, isotprecv, isotpsniffer, isotpdump, isotpserver, isotpperf, isotptun. CAN log file converters: asc2log, log2asc, log2long. CAN Serial Line Discipline configuration (for slcan driver): slcan_attach, slcand, slcanpty. SAE J1939 tools and demo: jacd, jspy, jsr, testj1939.


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

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