How To Install plowup on Kali Linux

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

One-liner install command

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

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

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

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

sudo apt -y install plowshare

Install plowup using apt

Because plowup 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 plowup using apt by running the following command:

sudo apt -y install plowshare

Install plowup 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 plowup by running the following command:

sudo aptitude -y install plowshare

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

sudo apt-get --only-upgrade install plowshare

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 plowup from Kali Linux

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

sudo apt-get remove plowshare

Uninstall plowup and all its dependencies

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

sudo apt-get -y autoremove plowshare

Remove plowup with all configurations and data

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

sudo apt-get -y purge plowshare

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

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

sudo apt-get -y autoremove --purge plowshare

Extra info and code examples

Plowshare is a framework for interacting with file sharing websites, providing an API to perform tasks like uploading and downloading files, and displaying CAPTCHAs to solve or sending them to CAPTCHA web services. This package contains the framework and command line tolls, but does not contain any of the drivers (called 'modules') for specific file sharing websites.

Conclusion

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

See also:

How To Install plowup on CentOS 8

How To Install plowup on Kali Linux

How To Install plowup on Debian 11

How To Install plowup on Fedora 34

How To Install plowup on Ubuntu 22.04

How To Install plowup on Ubuntu 21.04

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