How to install OpenVas 9 on Ubuntu 16.04 Xenial

This installation covers my experience with installing only OpenVas VERSION 9 on Ubuntu 16.04 Xenial only.

There are a variety of resources out there that will help you install previous versions like these:

https://launchpad.net/~mrazavi/+archive/ubuntu/openvas

https://www.vultr.com/docs/how-to-install-openvas-vulnerability-scanner-on-ubuntu-16-04

https://hackertarget.com/openvas-9-install-ubuntu-1604/

Again, this works for Verion 9 only.

Update Ubuntu

sudo lsb_release -a
sudo apt-get -y update && upgrade
sudo reboot (if possible)

Add needed resources

We will need to add a repo and other miscellaneous items & tools

Repo for OpenVas9

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:mrazavi/openvas

Misc Tools

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