How To Install lcm-logplayer on Kali Linux

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

One-liner install command

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

sudo apt-get update && sudo apt -y install liblcm-bin

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

What is lcm-logplayer 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 lcm-logplayer 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 lcm-logplayer 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 lcm-logplayer using apt by running the following command:

sudo apt -y install liblcm-bin

Install lcm-logplayer using apt

Because lcm-logplayer 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 lcm-logplayer using apt by running the following command:

sudo apt -y install liblcm-bin

Install lcm-logplayer 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 lcm-logplayer by running the following command:

sudo aptitude -y install liblcm-bin

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

sudo apt-get --only-upgrade install liblcm-bin

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 lcm-logplayer from Kali Linux

To uninstall only the lcm-logplayer package you can execute the following command:

sudo apt-get remove liblcm-bin

Uninstall lcm-logplayer and all its dependencies

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

sudo apt-get -y autoremove liblcm-bin

Remove lcm-logplayer with all configurations and data

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

sudo apt-get -y purge liblcm-bin

Remove lcm-logplayer completely (configurations, data and all of its dependencies)

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

sudo apt-get -y autoremove --purge liblcm-bin

Extra info and code examples

LCM is a set of libraries and tools for message passing and data marshalling, targeted at real-time systems where high-bandwidth and low latency are critical. It provides a publish/subscribe message passing model and automatic marshalling/unmarshalling code generation with bindings for applications in a variety of programming languages. This package provides the executable tools.

Conclusion

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

See also:

How To Install lcm-logplayer on Kali Linux

How To Install lcm-logplayer on Debian 11

How To Install lcm-logplayer on Fedora 34

How To Install lcm-logplayer on CentOS 8

How To Install lcm-logplayer on Ubuntu 22.04

How To Install lcm-logplayer on Ubuntu 21.04

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