How to Install and Uninstall fever on Ubuntu 22.04

Updated: September 19, 2022

The Fast, Extensible, Versatile Event Router (FEVER) is a tool for fast processing of events from Suricata’s JSON EVE output. What is meant by ‘processing’ is defined by a number of modular components, for example facilitating fast ingestion into a database. Other processors implement collection, aggregation and forwarding of various metadata (e.g. aggregated and raw flows, passive DNS data, etc.) as well as performance metrics. I will show you how to install fever on Ubuntu 22.04 in this tutorial.

Requirements

  • Operating system: Ubuntu 22.04 or older Ubuntu versions
  • Privileges: Verify that you can execute the sudo commands line.

Prerequisites to install fever on Ubuntu 22.04

Install fever Ubuntu 22.04

fever is one of the popular ways on Ubuntu now so that this tutorial will show you how to install it in various ways. Choose the one you believe is simple and easy to follow.

Install fever using APT

This is one of the most popular methods for installing Ubuntu packages because it’s easy to follow, even if you are a newbie in Linux. Following these steps to install fever on your Ubuntu.

Step 1: The APT package repository cache needs to be updated before you try to install, update, or remove any packages. Update the APT database to download new packages from Ubuntu. Launching the terminal and entering the following Linux command:

sudo apt -y update

Step 2: Start installing the packages on Ubuntu 22.04. After updating, you can install fever Ubuntu by executing this command in the terminal.

sudo apt install fever

Install fever using Aptitude

Aptitude allows users to view a list of available packages and manage package installation, upgrade, and removal. If you haven’t already done so, run this command to install it.

sudo apt install aptitude

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

Step 1: The APT package repository cache needs to be updated before you try to install, update, or remove any packages. Update the APT database to download new packages from Ubuntu. Opening the terminal and executing the following Linux command:

sudo apt update

Step 2: Start the package installation on Ubuntu 22.04. After updating the system, you can install fever Ubuntu by executing this command in the terminal.

sudo aptitude -y install fever

Uninstall fever on Ubuntu 22.04

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

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

sudo apt remove --auto-remove fever

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

sudo apt autoremove --purge fever

Ending

In this guide, I showed you ways to install fever on Ubuntu 22.04 and some ways to uninstall fever too. Please do not hesitate to contact me if you require assistance. I’m delighted to respond.