How To Install mkcue on Kali Linux

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

One-liner install command

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

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

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

What is mkcue 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 mkcue 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 mkcue 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 mkcue using apt by running the following command:

sudo apt -y install mkcue

Install mkcue using apt

Because mkcue 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 mkcue using apt by running the following command:

sudo apt -y install mkcue

Install mkcue 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 mkcue by running the following command:

sudo aptitude -y install mkcue

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

sudo apt-get --only-upgrade install mkcue

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 mkcue from Kali Linux

To uninstall only the mkcue package you can execute the following command:

sudo apt-get remove mkcue

Uninstall mkcue and all its dependencies

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

sudo apt-get -y autoremove mkcue

Remove mkcue with all configurations and data

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

sudo apt-get -y purge mkcue

Remove mkcue completely (configurations, data and all of its dependencies)

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

sudo apt-get -y autoremove --purge mkcue

Extra info and code examples

mkcue generates CUE sheets from a CD TOC (Table Of Contents). It is a perfect companion for abcde to generate backups of your audio CDs using the FLAC codec and the single track option.

  • Maintainer: Moray Allan
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Conclusion

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

See also:

How To Install mkcue on Fedora 34

How To Install mkcue on CentOS 8

How To Install mkcue on Kali Linux

How To Install mkcue on Debian 11

How To Install mkcue on Ubuntu 22.04

How To Install mkcue on Ubuntu 21.04

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