How To Install MPEG2TransportStreamIndexer on Kali Linux

In this guide, we’ll discuss How To Install MPEG2TransportStreamIndexer on Kali Linux. Also, we will demonstrate how to uninstall and update MPEG2TransportStreamIndexer.

One-liner install command

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

sudo apt-get update && sudo apt -y install livemedia-utils

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

What is MPEG2TransportStreamIndexer 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 MPEG2TransportStreamIndexer 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 MPEG2TransportStreamIndexer 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 MPEG2TransportStreamIndexer using apt by running the following command:

sudo apt -y install livemedia-utils

Install MPEG2TransportStreamIndexer using apt

Because MPEG2TransportStreamIndexer 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 MPEG2TransportStreamIndexer using apt by running the following command:

sudo apt -y install livemedia-utils

Install MPEG2TransportStreamIndexer 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 MPEG2TransportStreamIndexer by running the following command:

sudo aptitude -y install livemedia-utils

How to upgrade (update) a single package MPEG2TransportStreamIndexer 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 MPEG2TransportStreamIndexer, e.g. single package, you should use the following format with the apt-get command/apt command:

sudo apt-get --only-upgrade install livemedia-utils

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 MPEG2TransportStreamIndexer from Kali Linux

To uninstall only the MPEG2TransportStreamIndexer package you can execute the following command:

sudo apt-get remove livemedia-utils

Uninstall MPEG2TransportStreamIndexer and all its dependencies

To uninstall MPEG2TransportStreamIndexer and its dependencies that are no longer needed by Kali Linux, you can use the command below:

sudo apt-get -y autoremove livemedia-utils

Remove MPEG2TransportStreamIndexer with all configurations and data

To remove MPEG2TransportStreamIndexer configuration and data from your system you can run the following purge command:

sudo apt-get -y purge livemedia-utils

Remove MPEG2TransportStreamIndexer completely (configurations, data and all of its dependencies)

And lastly, you can run the next command to remove absolutely everything related to MPEG2TransportStreamIndexer package, e.g.: configurations, data and all of its dependencies. Just use this command:

sudo apt-get -y autoremove --purge livemedia-utils

Extra info and code examples

The live555.com streaming media code is a set of C++ libraries for multimedia streaming, using open standard protocols (RTP/RTCP, RTSP, SIP). These libraries can be used to build applications to stream, receive and process MPEG, H.263+ or JPEG video, several audio codecs, and can easily be extended to support additional codecs. They can also be used to build basic RTSP (Real Time Streaming Protocol) or SIP (Session Initiation Protocol) clients and servers. This package contains the live555.com streaming servers (live555MediaServer and live555ProxyServer), the example programs (openRTSP, playSIP, sapWatch, vobStreamer) and a variety of test tools.

Conclusion

You now have a full guide on how to install MPEG2TransportStreamIndexer using apt, apt-get and aptitude tools. Also, we showed how to update as a single package and different ways to uninstall the MPEG2TransportStreamIndexer from Kali Linux.

See also:

How To Install MPEG2TransportStreamIndexer on Kali Linux

How To Install MPEG2TransportStreamIndexer on Debian 11

How To Install MPEG2TransportStreamIndexer on Ubuntu 22.04

How To Install MPEG2TransportStreamIndexer on Fedora 34

How To Install MPEG2TransportStreamIndexer on CentOS 8

How To Install MPEG2TransportStreamIndexer on Ubuntu 21.04

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