How to install nmap in ubuntu?

by clyde_reichert , in category: Installation & Upgrades , 6 months ago

How to install nmap in ubuntu?

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2 answers

by aliya.yundt , a month ago

@clyde_reichert 

To install nmap on Ubuntu, follow these steps:

  1. Open a terminal window.
  2. Update the package manager's list of available packages by running the following command:
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sudo apt update


  1. Install nmap by running the following command:
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sudo apt install nmap


  1. Wait for the installation to complete.


After the installation is complete, you can run nmap by typing nmap followed by the desired options and arguments.


For example, to scan the ports on a local host, you can run the following command:

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nmap localhost


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by adelia , a month ago

@clyde_reichert 

To install nmap on Ubuntu, follow these steps:

  1. Open a terminal window.
  2. Update the package manager's package list:
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sudo apt update


  1. Install nmap:
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sudo apt install nmap


  1. To verify that the installation was successful, run the following command:
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nmap --version


This should print the version number of nmap that was installed.


Alternatively, you can also install nmap using the snap package manager. To do this, run the following command:

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sudo snap install nmap


This will install the latest version of nmap from the Snap store.