fedora Install rootkit checker chkrootkit

Linux classes, Linux Training, Computer Configuration GNU Linux Fedora using Linux Command  The command example below how how to install rootkit checker chkrootkit on Fedora.  The example below tested on Fedora 12 system.  To install chkrootkit on Fedora you may need to have root permission, or use su command to execute command as show on example below.

Fedora Install rootkit checker chkrootkit:

1.  Open shell terminal.
2.  Su to root user using su - root command, and key in root password.
3.  Execute yum install chkrootkit as show on command example below.
Install rootkit checker
 [root@fedora log]# yum install chkrootkit
Loaded plugins: dellsysidplugin2, refresh-packagekit
Setting up Install Process
Resolving Dependencies
--> Running transaction check
---> Package chkrootkit.i686 0:0.49-2.fc12 set to be installed
--> Finished Dependency Resolution

Dependencies Resolved

 Package             Arch          Version               Repository        Size
 chkrootkit          i686          0.49-2.fc12           updates          291 k

Transaction Summary
Install       1 Package(s)

Total download size: 291 k
Installed size: 692 k
Is this ok [y/N]: y
Downloading Packages:
chkrootkit-0.49-2.fc12.i686.rpm                          | 291 kB     00:24   
Running rpm_check_debug
Running Transaction Test
Transaction Test Succeeded
Running Transaction
  Installing     : chkrootkit-0.49-2.fc12.i686                              1/1

  chkrootkit.i686 0:0.49-2.fc12                                               

[root@fedora log]#

4.  If no error, now you sucessfuly install rootkit checker chkrootkit.  If you got yum error... you may need to clean yum cache by executing yum clean all command... good luck.


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