How to Uninstall and Install bittwist on Ubuntu 22.04

Updated: September 2, 2022

bittwist (or Bit-Twist) is designed to complement tcpdump, which by itself has done a great job in capturing network traffic. Bit-Twist can regenerate the captured traffic onto a live network (the packets are generated from tcpdump trace file, generating a .pcap file). In this guide, I will show you ways to install bittwist Ubuntu 22.04.

Prerequisites to install

  • Operating system: Ubuntu 22.04 or older Ubuntu versions
  • Privileges: Make sure that you can run the sudo commands line.

Prerequisites to install bittwist on Ubuntu 22.04

Install bittwist Ubuntu 22.04

bittwist is one of the popular ways on Ubuntu now so that this tutorial will show you some ways to install it. Choose the one that you think is easy and you can follow.

Install bittwist using APT

This is one of the most popular methods for installing Ubuntu packages since it is simple to understand, even if you are a Linux novice. Following these steps to install bittwist on your Ubuntu 22.04.

Step 1: You must update the APT package repository cache before attempting to install, update, or remove any packages. Obtain new packages from Ubuntu by updating the APT database. Opening the terminal and executing this Linux command:

sudo apt update

Step 2: Install the package on Ubuntu 22.04. After updating, you can install bittwist Ubuntu by pasting this command into the terminal and pressing Enter.

sudo apt -y install bittwist

Install bittwist using Aptitude

With Aptitude, users can view a list of available packages and manage their installation, upgrade, and removal of packages. If you didn’t install it on Ubuntu, you need to install it by executing this command.

sudo apt-get install aptitude

After installing, you can now install bittwist, just following these steps:

Step 1: Obtain new packages from Ubuntu by updating the APT database. Opening the terminal and executing the following Linux command:

sudo apt-get update

Step 2: Start the package installation on Ubuntu 22.04. After updating, you can install bittwist Ubuntu by pasting this command into the terminal and pressing Enter.

sudo aptitude install bittwist

Uninstall bittwist on Ubuntu 22.04

Have you ever considered how difficult it is to uninstall an application from Ubuntu? You are mistaken; anyone, not just package administrators, can easily uninstall any program.

You can uninstall bittwist on Ubuntu by running this command if you installed it using APT or Aptitude.

sudo apt remove --auto-remove bittwist

If you want to uninstall bittwist and delete its data and dependencies, you can also run the following command:

sudo apt autoremove --purge bittwist

Ending

In this tutorial, I showed you ways to install bittwist on Ubuntu 22.04 and some ways to uninstall bittwist too. If you need any help, don’t hesitate to contact me. I’m very glad to answer them.