How To Install pamtohdiff on Kali Linux

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

One-liner install command

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

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

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

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

sudo apt -y install netpbm

Install pamtohdiff using apt

Because pamtohdiff 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 pamtohdiff using apt by running the following command:

sudo apt -y install netpbm

Install pamtohdiff 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 pamtohdiff by running the following command:

sudo aptitude -y install netpbm

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

sudo apt-get --only-upgrade install netpbm

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 pamtohdiff from Kali Linux

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

sudo apt-get remove netpbm

Uninstall pamtohdiff and all its dependencies

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

sudo apt-get -y autoremove netpbm

Remove pamtohdiff with all configurations and data

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

sudo apt-get -y purge netpbm

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

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

sudo apt-get -y autoremove --purge netpbm

Extra info and code examples

Netpbm is a toolkit for manipulation of graphic images, including conversion of images between a variety of different formats. There are over 220 separate tools in the package including converters for more than 80 graphics formats.

Conclusion

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

See also:

How To Install pamtohdiff on CentOS 8

How To Install pamtohdiff on Ubuntu 22.04

How To Install pamtohdiff on Ubuntu 21.04

How To Install pamtohdiff on Kali Linux

How To Install pamtohdiff on Debian 11

How To Install pamtohdiff on Fedora 34

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