How To Install pathoc on Ubuntu 22.04

In this guide, we’ll discuss How To Install pathoc on Ubuntu 22.04. Also, we will demonstrate how to uninstall and update pathoc.

One-liner install command

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

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

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

What is pathoc and what are the ways to install it?

Before beginning this tutorial, you will need access to a server or computer running Ubuntu 22.04. This guide was written specifically with a server running Ubuntu 22.04 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 pathoc on Ubuntu 22.04. 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 pathoc 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 pathoc using apt by running the following command:

sudo apt -y install mitmproxy

Install pathoc using apt

Because pathoc is available in Ubuntu 22.04’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 pathoc using apt by running the following command:

sudo apt -y install mitmproxy

Install pathoc 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 Ubuntu 22.04. Update apt database with aptitude using the following command.

sudo aptitude update

After updating aptitude database, You can install pathoc by running the following command:

sudo aptitude -y install mitmproxy

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

sudo apt-get --only-upgrade install mitmproxy

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 pathoc from Ubuntu 22.04

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

sudo apt-get remove mitmproxy

Uninstall pathoc and all its dependencies

To uninstall pathoc and its dependencies that are no longer needed by Ubuntu 22.04, you can use the command below:

sudo apt-get -y autoremove mitmproxy

Remove pathoc with all configurations and data

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

sudo apt-get -y purge mitmproxy

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

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

sudo apt-get -y autoremove --purge mitmproxy

Extra info and code examples

mitmproxy is an interactive man-in-the-middle proxy for HTTP and HTTPS. It provides a console interface that allows traffic flows to be inspected and edited on the fly. Also shipped is mitmdump, the command-line version of mitmproxy, with the same functionality but without the frills. Think tcpdump for HTTP. Features: - intercept and modify HTTP and HTTPS requests and responses and modify them on the fly - save HTTP conversations for later replay and analysis - replay the client-side of an HTTP conversation - reverse proxy mode to forward traffic to a specified server - transparent proxy mode on OSX and Linux - make scripted changes to HTTP traffic using Python - SSL/TLS certificates for interception are generated on the fly - ... This package contains the python-pathod module (previously provided by other source package). The python-netlib module was also included but it has been dropped by upstream in version 1.0.


You now have a full guide on how to install pathoc using apt, apt-get and aptitude tools. Also, we showed how to update as a single package and different ways to uninstall the pathoc from Ubuntu 22.04.

See also:

How To Install pathoc on Ubuntu 22.04

How To Install pathoc on Debian 11

How To Install pathoc on Kali Linux

How To Install pathoc on Ubuntu 21.04

How To Install pathoc on CentOS 8

How To Install pathoc on Fedora 34