How To Install vnl-join on Kali Linux

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

One-liner install command

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

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

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

What is vnl-join 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 vnl-join 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 vnl-join 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 vnl-join using apt by running the following command:

sudo apt -y install vnlog

Install vnl-join using apt

Because vnl-join 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 vnl-join using apt by running the following command:

sudo apt -y install vnlog

Install vnl-join 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 vnl-join by running the following command:

sudo aptitude -y install vnlog

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

sudo apt-get --only-upgrade install vnlog

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 vnl-join from Kali Linux

To uninstall only the vnl-join package you can execute the following command:

sudo apt-get remove vnlog

Uninstall vnl-join and all its dependencies

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

sudo apt-get -y autoremove vnlog

Remove vnl-join with all configurations and data

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

sudo apt-get -y purge vnlog

Remove vnl-join completely (configurations, data and all of its dependencies)

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

sudo apt-get -y autoremove --purge vnlog

Extra info and code examples

Vnlog (pronounced "vanillog") is a trivially-simple log format consisting of an ASCII table with comments and labelled fields. This package provides tools to process and manipulate such logs. The tools are: vnl-filter selects a subset of the rows/columns in a vnlog and/or to manipulates the contents. This is effectively an awk wrapper. vnl-sort, vnl-join, vnl-tail and vnl-ts are wrappers around the corresponding commandline tools vnl-align aligns vnlog columns for easy interpretation by humans vnl-make-matrix converts a one-point-per-line vnlog to a matrix of data

Conclusion

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

See also:

How To Install vnl-join on Kali Linux

How To Install vnl-join on Debian 11

How To Install vnl-join on CentOS 8

How To Install vnl-join on Ubuntu 22.04

How To Install vnl-join on Ubuntu 21.04

How To Install vnl-join on Fedora 34

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