How To Install nulog.tac on Debian 11

In this guide, we’ll discuss How To Install nulog.tac on Debian 11. Also, we will demonstrate how to uninstall and update nulog.tac.

One-liner install command

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

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

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

What is nulog.tac and what are the ways to install it?

Before beginning this tutorial, you will need access to a server or computer running Debian 11. This guide was written specifically with a server running Debian 11 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 nulog.tac on Debian 11. 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 nulog.tac 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 nulog.tac using apt by running the following command:

sudo apt -y install nulog

Install nulog.tac using apt

Because nulog.tac is available in Debian 11’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 nulog.tac using apt by running the following command:

sudo apt -y install nulog

Install nulog.tac 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 Debian 11. Update apt database with aptitude using the following command.

sudo aptitude update

After updating aptitude database, You can install nulog.tac by running the following command:

sudo aptitude -y install nulog

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

sudo apt-get --only-upgrade install nulog

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 nulog.tac from Debian 11

To uninstall only the nulog.tac package you can execute the following command:

sudo apt-get remove nulog

Uninstall nulog.tac and all its dependencies

To uninstall nulog.tac and its dependencies that are no longer needed by Debian 11, you can use the command below:

sudo apt-get -y autoremove nulog

Remove nulog.tac with all configurations and data

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

sudo apt-get -y purge nulog

Remove nulog.tac completely (configurations, data and all of its dependencies)

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

sudo apt-get -y autoremove --purge nulog

Extra info and code examples

NuLog is a web interface to netfilter logs, when stored in a database using ulog. The features currently include: * Index page with a summary of firewall activity * Packet dropped per host, UDP/TCP port, of per user (NuFW only) * Fully browsable tables * Search engine * Graphing capabilities (display clickable array, histogram or pie) * SOAP request system for integration with other systems * IPv6 support. * Customizable pages (index page, etc) * AJAX features. * Special pages for user, ip and ports. * CSV export.

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You now have a full guide on how to install nulog.tac using apt, apt-get and aptitude tools. Also, we showed how to update as a single package and different ways to uninstall the nulog.tac from Debian 11.

See also:

How To Install nulog.tac on Debian 11

How To Install nulog.tac on CentOS 8

How To Install nulog.tac on Fedora 34