How To Install prosody-migrator on Kali Linux

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

One-liner install command

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

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

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

What is prosody-migrator 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 prosody-migrator 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 prosody-migrator 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 prosody-migrator using apt by running the following command:

sudo apt -y install prosody

Install prosody-migrator using apt

Because prosody-migrator 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 prosody-migrator using apt by running the following command:

sudo apt -y install prosody

Install prosody-migrator 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 prosody-migrator by running the following command:

sudo aptitude -y install prosody

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

sudo apt-get --only-upgrade install prosody

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 prosody-migrator from Kali Linux

To uninstall only the prosody-migrator package you can execute the following command:

sudo apt-get remove prosody

Uninstall prosody-migrator and all its dependencies

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

sudo apt-get -y autoremove prosody

Remove prosody-migrator with all configurations and data

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

sudo apt-get -y purge prosody

Remove prosody-migrator completely (configurations, data and all of its dependencies)

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

sudo apt-get -y autoremove --purge prosody

Extra info and code examples

Prosody is a modern XMPP communication server. It aims to be easy to set up and configure, and efficient with system resources. Additionally, for developers it aims to be easy to extend and give a flexible system on which to rapidly develop added functionality, or prototype new protocols.

Conclusion

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

See also:

How To Install prosody-migrator on Kali Linux

How To Install prosody-migrator on CentOS 8

How To Install prosody-migrator on Ubuntu 22.04

How To Install prosody-migrator on Ubuntu 21.04

How To Install prosody-migrator on Debian 11

How To Install prosody-migrator on Fedora 34

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