How To Install tcp6 on Kali Linux

In this guide, we’ll discuss How To Install tcp6 on Kali Linux. Also, we will demonstrate how to uninstall and update tcp6.

One-liner install command

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

sudo apt-get update && sudo apt -y install ipv6toolkit

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

What is tcp6 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 tcp6 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 tcp6 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 tcp6 using apt by running the following command:

sudo apt -y install ipv6toolkit

Install tcp6 using apt

Because tcp6 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 tcp6 using apt by running the following command:

sudo apt -y install ipv6toolkit

Install tcp6 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 tcp6 by running the following command:

sudo aptitude -y install ipv6toolkit

How to upgrade (update) a single package tcp6 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 tcp6, e.g. single package, you should use the following format with the apt-get command/apt command:

sudo apt-get --only-upgrade install ipv6toolkit

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 tcp6 from Kali Linux

To uninstall only the tcp6 package you can execute the following command:

sudo apt-get remove ipv6toolkit

Uninstall tcp6 and all its dependencies

To uninstall tcp6 and its dependencies that are no longer needed by Kali Linux, you can use the command below:

sudo apt-get -y autoremove ipv6toolkit

Remove tcp6 with all configurations and data

To remove tcp6 configuration and data from your system you can run the following purge command:

sudo apt-get -y purge ipv6toolkit

Remove tcp6 completely (configurations, data and all of its dependencies)

And lastly, you can run the next command to remove absolutely everything related to tcp6 package, e.g.: configurations, data and all of its dependencies. Just use this command:

sudo apt-get -y autoremove --purge ipv6toolkit

Extra info and code examples

The SI6 Networks' IPv6 toolkit is a set of IPv6 security and trouble-shooting tools, that can send arbitrary IPv6-based packets. List of tools: * addr6: An IPv6 address analysis and manipulation tool. * flow6: A tool to perform a security asseessment of the IPv6 Flow Label. * frag6: A tool to perform IPv6 fragmentation-based attacks and to perform a security assessment of a number of fragmentation-related aspects. * icmp6: A tool to perform attacks based on ICMPv6 error messages. * jumbo6: A tool to assess potential flaws in the handling of IPv6 Jumbograms. * na6: A tool to send arbitrary Neighbor Advertisement messages. * ni6: A tool to send arbitrary ICMPv6 Node Information messages, and assess possible flaws in the processing of such packets. * ns6: A tool to send arbitrary Neighbor Solicitation messages. * ra6: A tool to send arbitrary Router Advertisement messages. * rd6: A tool to send arbitrary ICMPv6 Redirect messages. * rs6: A tool to send arbitrary Router Solicitation messages. * scan6: An IPv6 address scanning tool. * tcp6: A tool to send arbitrary TCP segments and perform a variety of TCP-based attacks.

Conclusion

You now have a full guide on how to install tcp6 using apt, apt-get and aptitude tools. Also, we showed how to update as a single package and different ways to uninstall the tcp6 from Kali Linux.

See also:

How To Install tcp6 on Kali Linux

How To Install tcp6 on Debian 11

How To Install tcp6 on Fedora 34

How To Install tcp6 on CentOS 8

How To Install tcp6 on Ubuntu 22.04

How To Install tcp6 on Ubuntu 21.04

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