Installing Tripwire on Ubuntu Linux ??

Hi, how is Tripwire installed and configured on Ubuntu Linux (for Linux newbies) ?  Using the Ubuntu Software Center, Tripwire was downloaded and installed to an Ubuntu Linux laptop.   After that, how is it installed and configured ?  I have seen some sites on the Internet, but those sites seem to use the wget command instead of the Software Center to download Tripwire, and that process seems with the sudo apt-get install tripwire command seems to start the Admin console which apparently launches some configuration commands. With the Software Center install the configuration prompts or admin console do not seem to appear. Do any files need to be extracted first ?  What are the specific commands to configure the config files and database once Tripwire has been installed with Software Center ?   And does one need to be in a specific Linux folder to launch those commands ?   TIA ...
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btanExec ConsultantCommented:
apt-get install helps to get latest and also its dependences to install automatically, while wget go direct based on the file version you are looking at and grab the source. Either mean is alright, though most of the time "making" the source codes into actual installation process is not as smooth going and can be manual ... Regardless, wget may likely be more straightforward in this tripwire case since it has not been updated and already tried by most since 2011. As of current it seems latest tw source is "tripwire- (716.6 kB)" @

If I will to choose to reference, I will go first for the mentioned tripwire manpage as it leads to the various build (click the link showing the latest version) for i386, amd64 etc, you can grab the one for your machine  @

Thereafter, follow through this below link for the steps since it remains no change in the workflow to get those tw up and running. It also includes the monitoring and file inclusion as default to start off, and build up as the machine get more "mature" with tw installed to reduce false positive (or noises) ..

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You can try samhain IDS, or rkhunter from default repositories, depending on how deep you want to look.
LGroup1Author Commented:
Great, thanks all ! (And sorry I did not close this thread sooner,)
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