How to Uninstall and Install yasat Ubuntu 22.04

Updated: October 7, 2022

YASAT (Yet Another Stupid Audit Tool) goal is to be as simple as possible with minimum binary dependencies (only sed, grep and cut). Second goal is to document each test with maximum information and links to official documentation. It do many tests for checking security configuration issue or others good practice. It checks many software configurations like: Apache, Bind DNS, CUPS, PHP, kernel configuration, MySQL, network configuration, openvpn, Packages update, samba, snmpd, squid, syslog, tomcat, user accounting, vsftpd, xinetd. I will show you how to install yasat on Ubuntu 22.04 in this tutorial.

Requirements to install

  • Operating system: Ubuntu 22.04 or older versions with more than 2GB RAM
  • Privileges: Check that you can run sudo commands.

Prerequisites to install yasat on Ubuntu 22.04

Install yasat Ubuntu 22.04

yasat 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 yasat 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 yasat on your Ubuntu 22.04.

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-get update

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

sudo apt-get install yasat

Install yasat using Aptitude

If you didn’t install Aptitude on Ubuntu, you need to install it by executing this command.

sudo apt -y install aptitude

After installing it, you can now install yasat by 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 fetch new packages from Ubuntu. Opening the terminal and executing this Linux command:

sudo apt-get -y update

Step 2: Install the package on Ubuntu 22.04. You can now install yasat Ubuntu by executing this command in the terminal.

sudo aptitude -y install yasat

Uninstall yasat 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 yasat on Ubuntu by running this command if you installed it using APT or Aptitude.

sudo apt remove --auto-remove yasat

You can also execute this command if you want to uninstall yasat and remove its data and dependencies:

sudo apt autoremove --purge yasat

Conclusion

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