Xprobe2 allows you to determine what operating system is running on a remote host. It sends several packets to a host and analyses the returned answers. I will show you how to install xprobe on Ubuntu 22.04 in this guide.
- OS: Ubuntu 22.04 or older Ubuntu versions
- Privileges: Make sure you are able to execute sudo commands.
Install xprobe Ubuntu 22.04
xprobe 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 xprobe using APT
This is one of the popular ways to install any Ubuntu packages because it is simple to understand, even if you are a Linux novice. Following these steps to get xprobe on your Ubuntu 22.04.
Step 1: Update the APT database to download new packages from Ubuntu. Opening the terminal and executing this Linux command:
Step 2: Start the package installation on Ubuntu 22.04. After updating, you can install xprobe Ubuntu by executing this command in the terminal.
Install xprobe using Aptitude
If you didn’t install Aptitude on Ubuntu, you need to install it by executing this command.
After installing it, you can now install xprobe, just following these steps:
Step 1: You must update the APT package repository cache before attempting to install, update, or remove any packages. Update the APT database to fetch new packages from Ubuntu. Opening the terminal and executing this Linux command:
Step 2: Start the package installation on Ubuntu 22.04. After updating the system, you can install xprobe Ubuntu by pasting this command into the terminal and executing it.
Uninstall xprobe 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 xprobe on Ubuntu by running this command if you installed it using APT or Aptitude.
If you want to uninstall xprobe and remove its data and dependencies, you can also run the following command:
In this tutorial, I showed you ways to install xprobe on Ubuntu 22.04 and some ways to uninstall xprobe too. If you need any help, don’t hesitate to contact me. I’m very glad to answer them.