How To Install linssid-pkexec on Kali Linux

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

One-liner install command

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

sudo apt-get update && sudo apt -y install linssid

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

What is linssid-pkexec 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 linssid-pkexec 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 linssid-pkexec 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 linssid-pkexec using apt by running the following command:

sudo apt -y install linssid

Install linssid-pkexec using apt

Because linssid-pkexec 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 linssid-pkexec using apt by running the following command:

sudo apt -y install linssid

Install linssid-pkexec 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 linssid-pkexec by running the following command:

sudo aptitude -y install linssid

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

sudo apt-get --only-upgrade install linssid

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 linssid-pkexec from Kali Linux

To uninstall only the linssid-pkexec package you can execute the following command:

sudo apt-get remove linssid

Uninstall linssid-pkexec and all its dependencies

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

sudo apt-get -y autoremove linssid

Remove linssid-pkexec with all configurations and data

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

sudo apt-get -y purge linssid

Remove linssid-pkexec completely (configurations, data and all of its dependencies)

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

sudo apt-get -y autoremove --purge linssid

Extra info and code examples

LinSSID is a graphical program that displays locally receivable 802.11 wireless attach points and ad hoc networks. A table is displayed with various parameters such as MAC address, channel, and signal strength. Graphs are also displayed with signal strength by channel and signal strength over time. LinSSID is graphically and functionally similar to inSSIDer (for Microsoft Windows) and Wifi Analyzer (for Android). LinSSID can be used to measure the local performance or to search for an interference free channel to be set in a wireless router (access point or AP). The wireless established link won't be affected by these operations because LinSSID needn't set the monitor mode in network interface. Some features: - Table of locally receivable attach points with many columns of different information and sortable and movable columns. - Adjustable speed, real-time update. - Graphs of signal strength by channel and over time. - AP bandwidth displayed. - Works on both 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz channels.

Conclusion

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

See also:

How To Install linssid-pkexec on Kali Linux

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How To Install linssid-pkexec on CentOS 8

How To Install linssid-pkexec on Ubuntu 22.04

How To Install linssid-pkexec on Ubuntu 21.04

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