I am kind of stuck with the installation of ltrace on my Kali VM.

My /etc/apt/sources.list file is updated with following entry:

deb http://http.kali.org/kali kali-rolling main non-free contrib

I am trying to install ltrace via apt-get install ltrace. However, getting an error stating unable to locate package ltrace.

Could anyone help me out here?

Edit: It got resolved. Thank you all.

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    Since this is not an RE question on its own, try asking on Superuser, Unix&Linux, or Security instead. Or just check Kali's own support resources. – Igor Skochinsky Oct 10 '18 at 7:45
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    I'm voting to close this question as off-topic because it asks about problems with a particular - not easy to wield - Linux distro. Even on unix.SE such a question won't be well received, because of how many questions lack a basic understanding of Debian package management in general and Kali-specifics. – 0xC0000022L Oct 10 '18 at 12:09
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    Ltrace is definitely there. See http.kali.org/pool/main/l/ltrace . When you say "updated", you mean you've run "sudo apt-get update" or the equivalent, right? – dingo_kinznerhook Oct 10 '18 at 21:14
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    Hey, it got resolved. I was able to install ltrace. Thanks all. – Jiger Jain Oct 11 '18 at 0:17
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    @JigerJain: for most practical purposes you'll want apt-get dist-upgrade in place of apt-get upgrade. I know that the name of these commands is slightly misleading, so dist-upgrade will not upgrade from disto version x to x+1 or so. But the package selection criteria differ. However, once you know exactly what you're trying to achieve, you can mix and match these commands as needed. – 0xC0000022L Oct 11 '18 at 8:28

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