How To Install Chkboot?

How To Install Chkboot?

chkboot

detection of malicious changes for boot files

Maintainer: Baptiste BEAUPLAT



Section: utils

Install chkboot

  • Debian apt-get install chkboot Click to copy
  • Ubuntu apt-get install chkboot Click to copy
  • Kali Linux apt-get install chkboot Click to copy

chkboot

detection of malicious changes for boot files

chkboot is a set of scripts that will display a notification (console or graphical) when boot files are tempered with. This tool is indented to be used on encrypted disks. In order to get the operating system to run, parts of the boot process must remains un-encrypted. chkboot checks that those files have not changed between reboots. Since the scripts and the data they generate are stored on the encrypted part of the disk, any attempts to modify the boot partition between reboots will be detected. Please note that this tool is not effective against rootkit that hides every boot files modifications or prevents chkboot from functioning properly.

Installing chkboot command is simple. just copy one of the above commands for your operating system and paste it into terminal. This command is available for Debian, Ubuntu and Kali operating systems. Once you run the command it will install the latest version of chkboot 2024 package in your OS.