How To Install msghack on Kali Linux

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

One-liner install command

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

sudo apt-get update && sudo apt -y install translate-toolkit

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

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

sudo apt -y install translate-toolkit

Install msghack using apt

Because msghack 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 msghack using apt by running the following command:

sudo apt -y install translate-toolkit

Install msghack 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 msghack by running the following command:

sudo aptitude -y install translate-toolkit

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

sudo apt-get --only-upgrade install translate-toolkit

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 msghack from Kali Linux

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

sudo apt-get remove translate-toolkit

Uninstall msghack and all its dependencies

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

sudo apt-get -y autoremove translate-toolkit

Remove msghack with all configurations and data

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

sudo apt-get -y purge translate-toolkit

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

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

sudo apt-get -y autoremove --purge translate-toolkit

Extra info and code examples

The Translate Toolkit is a Python library and a set of software designed to help make the lives of localizers both more productive and less frustrating. The software includes programs to convert localization formats to the common PO format and programs to check and manage PO files and utilities to create word counts, merge translations and perform various checks on PO files. Supported localization storage formats are: DTD, properties, OpenOffice.org GSI/SDF, CSV, MO, Qt .ts and of course PO and XLIFF. This package includes documentation for the command line utilities and the Translate Toolkit API.

Conclusion

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

See also:

How To Install msghack on Debian 11

How To Install msghack on Fedora 34

How To Install msghack on Kali Linux

How To Install msghack on CentOS 8

How To Install msghack on Ubuntu 22.04

How To Install msghack on Ubuntu 21.04

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