How To Install lld-link on Kali Linux

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

One-liner install command

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

sudo apt-get update && sudo apt -y install lld-7

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

What is lld-link 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 lld-link 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 lld-link 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 lld-link using apt by running the following command:

sudo apt -y install lld-7

Install lld-link using apt

Because lld-link 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 lld-link using apt by running the following command:

sudo apt -y install lld-7

Install lld-link 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 lld-link by running the following command:

sudo aptitude -y install lld-7

Extra info and code examples

LLD is a new, high-performance linker. It is built as a set of reusable components which highly leverage existing libraries in the larger LLVM Project.

Conclusion

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

See also:

How To Install lld-link on CentOS 8

How To Install lld-link on Ubuntu 22.04

How To Install lld-link on Ubuntu 21.04

How To Install lld-link on Kali Linux

How To Install lld-link on Debian 11

How To Install lld-link on Fedora 34

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