How To Install mdm-run on Kali Linux

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

One-liner install command

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

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

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

What is mdm-run 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 mdm-run 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 mdm-run 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 mdm-run using apt by running the following command:

sudo apt -y install mdm

Install mdm-run using apt

Because mdm-run 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 mdm-run using apt by running the following command:

sudo apt -y install mdm

Install mdm-run 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 mdm-run by running the following command:

sudo aptitude -y install mdm

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

sudo apt-get --only-upgrade install mdm

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 mdm-run from Kali Linux

To uninstall only the mdm-run package you can execute the following command:

sudo apt-get remove mdm

Uninstall mdm-run and all its dependencies

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

sudo apt-get -y autoremove mdm

Remove mdm-run with all configurations and data

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

sudo apt-get -y purge mdm

Remove mdm-run completely (configurations, data and all of its dependencies)

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

sudo apt-get -y autoremove --purge mdm

Extra info and code examples

The Middleman System (mdm) is a set of utilities that help you parallelize your shell scripts. Simply label the commands to run in parallel, and the System automatically exploits every parallelization opportunity that arises at runtime. You can also specify dependency between commands so that they run in an appropriate order. Comes with an ncurses-based monitoring console. Compatible with xargs, find, make, any shell, together, in a script or interactively.

Conclusion

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

See also:

How To Install mdm-run on Kali Linux

How To Install mdm-run on CentOS 8

How To Install mdm-run on Ubuntu 22.04

How To Install mdm-run on Ubuntu 21.04

How To Install mdm-run on Debian 11

How To Install mdm-run on Fedora 34

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