Install HTTrack Server on Ubuntu 20.04 - A step by step guide ?

If you are thinking of testing a website for security purposes, it is recommended to download the website on your local server. You can Set up a local web server and start accessing the website like a real server. Once your local server is ready, you can use it to detect vulnerabilities on the website.

HTTrack is a web-based synchronization software for web pages. It takes any web page and fetches static content to store on the user’s local disk. It helps developers to navigate a website locally with ease.

Here at LinuxAPT, as part of our Server Management Services, we regularly help our Customers to perform related Software Installation and Configuration queries on Linux systems.

In this context, we shall look into how to install HTTrack on Ubuntu 20.04 Edition.

How to Install HTTrack Server on Ubuntu Linux system ?

HTTrack comes as a web app for all Linux distributions. Standalone installers are available for Windows and Mac OS.

Here, we are going to run the below two commands to install HTTrack on my Ubuntu 20.04 distribution. It is always good to update the repositories:

$ sudo apt update
$ sudo apt install httrack webhttrack

Now, HTTtrack will be installed from the latest Ubuntu 20.04 repositories. You can access it from both your dashboard and CLI. As already stated, It will only run in your browser. Your browser should be up to date.

To update your browser, you should run the update command and check with the repositories:

$ sudo apt update

How to Launch HTTrack From CLI ?

It is simple to launch HTTrack from the CLI. Simply write "webhttrack" and you are good to go:

$ webhttrack

How to Run HTTrack on a web browser ?

You can run HTTrack Website Copier - Offline Browser on any Web browser by running the below link:




How to Uninstall HTTrack from your Ubuntu Linux system ?

You can run the following command to remove HTTrack packages from your Ubuntu system:

$ sudo apt remove webhttrack

Furthermore, You can remove the remaining unwanted packages using the following command:

$ sudo apt remove autoremove

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This article covers how to install HTTrack, run, and remove HTTrack on Ubuntu Linux system. In fact, HTTrack is an exclusive utility to copy web pages to a local disk for offline development and browsing to test web applications. 

How to Install Httrack on Kali Linux ?

You can install Httrack by running the following commands:

$ apt-get update
$ apt-get install httrack

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