How To Install tnat64 on Kali Linux

In this guide, we’ll discuss How To Install tnat64 on Kali Linux. Also, we will demonstrate how to uninstall and update tnat64.

One-liner install command

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

sudo apt-get update && sudo apt -y install tnat64

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

What is tnat64 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 tnat64 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 tnat64 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 tnat64 using apt by running the following command:

sudo apt -y install tnat64

Install tnat64 using apt

Because tnat64 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 tnat64 using apt by running the following command:

sudo apt -y install tnat64

Install tnat64 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 tnat64 by running the following command:

sudo aptitude -y install tnat64

How to upgrade (update) a single package tnat64 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 tnat64, e.g. single package, you should use the following format with the apt-get command/apt command:

sudo apt-get --only-upgrade install tnat64

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 tnat64 from Kali Linux

To uninstall only the tnat64 package you can execute the following command:

sudo apt-get remove tnat64

Uninstall tnat64 and all its dependencies

To uninstall tnat64 and its dependencies that are no longer needed by Kali Linux, you can use the command below:

sudo apt-get -y autoremove tnat64

Remove tnat64 with all configurations and data

To remove tnat64 configuration and data from your system you can run the following purge command:

sudo apt-get -y purge tnat64

Remove tnat64 completely (configurations, data and all of its dependencies)

And lastly, you can run the next command to remove absolutely everything related to tnat64 package, e.g.: configurations, data and all of its dependencies. Just use this command:

sudo apt-get -y autoremove --purge tnat64

Extra info and code examples

tnat64 provides transparent network access to IPv4 hosts via NAT64 on IPv6-only hosts. tnat64 intercepts the calls applications make to establish TCP connections and transparently proxies them as necessary. This allows existing applications with no IPv6 support to still be able to reach the network with no need in modifications.

Conclusion

You now have a full guide on how to install tnat64 using apt, apt-get and aptitude tools. Also, we showed how to update as a single package and different ways to uninstall the tnat64 from Kali Linux.

See also:

How To Install tnat64 on Kali Linux

How To Install tnat64 on Debian 11

How To Install tnat64 on Fedora 34

How To Install tnat64 on CentOS 8

How To Install tnat64 on Ubuntu 22.04

How To Install tnat64 on Ubuntu 21.04

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