How To Install metarefresh.php on Ubuntu 22.04

In this guide, we’ll discuss How To Install metarefresh.php on Ubuntu 22.04. Also, we will demonstrate how to uninstall and update metarefresh.php.

One-liner install command

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

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

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

What is metarefresh.php and what are the ways to install it?

Before beginning this tutorial, you will need access to a server or computer running Ubuntu 22.04. This guide was written specifically with a server running Ubuntu 22.04 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 metarefresh.php on Ubuntu 22.04. 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 metarefresh.php 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 metarefresh.php using apt by running the following command:

sudo apt -y install simplesamlphp

Install metarefresh.php using apt

Because metarefresh.php is available in Ubuntu 22.04’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 metarefresh.php using apt by running the following command:

sudo apt -y install simplesamlphp

Install metarefresh.php 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 Ubuntu 22.04. Update apt database with aptitude using the following command.

sudo aptitude update

After updating aptitude database, You can install metarefresh.php by running the following command:

sudo aptitude -y install simplesamlphp

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

sudo apt-get --only-upgrade install simplesamlphp

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 metarefresh.php from Ubuntu 22.04

To uninstall only the metarefresh.php package you can execute the following command:

sudo apt-get remove simplesamlphp

Uninstall metarefresh.php and all its dependencies

To uninstall metarefresh.php and its dependencies that are no longer needed by Ubuntu 22.04, you can use the command below:

sudo apt-get -y autoremove simplesamlphp

Remove metarefresh.php with all configurations and data

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

sudo apt-get -y purge simplesamlphp

Remove metarefresh.php completely (configurations, data and all of its dependencies)

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

sudo apt-get -y autoremove --purge simplesamlphp

Extra info and code examples

simpleSAMLphp, with its support for several authentication mechanisms and federation protocols, can be used for local authentication, as a service provider or identity provider. It currently supports the following protocols: * SAML 2.0 as a Service or Identity Provider. * Shibboleth 1.3 as a Service or Identity Provider. * A-Select as a Service or Identity Provider * CAS for remote authentication * OpenID as a Provider or Consumer * WS-Federation as a Service Provider Further authentication providers can be added in form of modules. Other features are protocol bridging, eduGAIN compatibility, attribute mapping and attribute release consent.

Conclusion

You now have a full guide on how to install metarefresh.php using apt, apt-get and aptitude tools. Also, we showed how to update as a single package and different ways to uninstall the metarefresh.php from Ubuntu 22.04.

See also:

How To Install metarefresh.php on Ubuntu 21.04

How To Install metarefresh.php on Kali Linux

How To Install metarefresh.php on CentOS 8

How To Install metarefresh.php on Ubuntu 22.04

How To Install metarefresh.php on Debian 11

How To Install metarefresh.php on Fedora 34

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