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how to run reaver on dsl

I want to run reaver for hacking nearby wifi but I do not want to download the whole kali Linux for it. So I tried kali Linux mini but I had some problem installing it. So now I downloaded damn small ...
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Install software to a windows PC through a linux live instance (e.g. Kali)

A thought experiment. If I had physical access to a PC that was switched off, but I didn't know the password, could I boot into a live linux image and install software on the windows box? Software ...
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Kali Linux 2 won't detect Broadcom 802.11ac [on hold]

Extremely new to Linux I almost know nothing. I have tried on my own for several days and havent gotten anywhere. I have a bootable USB drive with Kali Linux 2 on it. When attempting to install Kali ...
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How to tell apt-get to switch from Sources.bz2 to Sources.gz

I have a clean installation of kali-2.0.1-rpi.img on a Raspberry Pi B+. It's connected to the mac via cable and network is working: I can open web pages and ping ips from the pi. After booting and ...
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E: GPG error: http://downloads.sourceforge.net all Release: The following signatures were invalid: NODATA 1 NODATA 2

Following is the output for sudo apt-get update Get:1 http://deb.torproject.org precise Release.gpg [490 B] Get:2 http://deb.torproject.org precise Release [3,709 B] ...
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MSFvenom not working in Kali Linux 2.0

I recently updated My Kali Linux to version 2.0, and everything seems to be working fine. I have tried to use msfvenom to create a windows reverse_tcp file. I entered the comand i always used before ...
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Kali Linux 2.0 stopped update proccess

So I decided to update my Kali Linux to 2.0 using the dist-upgrade command and obviously having the official mirrors from the Kali website. It was over a GB of data that needed to be downloaded, so I ...
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Can't find BSSID's around me [on hold]

I'm using Kali Linux on virtualbox. Initially I was not able to find wlan0. I used suggestion provided by some video at youtube on using compat wieless. I used it and now it's working. However, when I ...
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How to change default root password for Live Kali Linux - USB persistence

After making a USB Live with Persistence stick, I tried to change root default password (using passwd) to no avail. Every time I reboot it resets to the default one. All other changes I've made (e.g. ...
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How to use Kali-X theme in xfce on another machine?

I do really like the theme used in Kali linux light on the xfce desktop, named 'Kali-X'. I've been trying to use it on debian using xfce but it doesn't render the same way. All grays looks much more ...
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Dual-Boot Kali Linux and Windows [on hold]

I am new to linux; I want to install Kali Linux with Windows. When the installation comes to partition disks, it shows the D, E, and F drives as a one drive, except for the C drive. My hdd is 500 gb ...
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How to get the VPN icon in Kali 2.0 (gnome)?

I have trouble getting the VPN status icon into the top bar for Kali 2.0 (gnome). Installation I recently installed latest kali 2.0 (in a VirtualBox from kali-linux-2.0-amd64.iso). I checked the ...
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Using root installed programs in standard account

After I installed Kali Linux, I was using it as root and downloaded and installed many applications such as netbeans, xampp and more... But then after I created a normal user. When I log in with this ...
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Oh no! something has gone wrong… In Kali Linux on VB [on hold]

I’ve tried get-updates and the get-install x-windows-system but neither work and it says unable to locate package. I’ve watched a few videos but they are all the same and all there problems are ...
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please help…ive waste a lot of time and im freaking out [closed]

im trying to get kali linux running in my virtual machine everything looks like it installs correctly but instead of booting up kali linux after installation im getting this error message. ive tried ...
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Trying to install Reaver T6 mod on Kali Linux 2.0

according to the info found here https://github.com/t6x/reaver-wps-fork-t6x/blob/master/README.md I tried to get the pre reqs apt-get -y install build-essential libpcap-dev sqlite3 libsqlite3-dev ...
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No internet after changing mac on Kali Linux

I'm running Kali Linux on VirtualBox. I'm using bridged adapter, WNA with adapter type Intel Pro/1000 MT in the VBox network settings. My internet works flawlessly as long as my eth0 mac is the same ...
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Downgrade Kali Linux

I have upgraded my system to KALI Sana 2.0 and kernel 4.0.0-Kali1-amd64. Previously I had the version kali-linux 1.1.0 and kernel 3.18-Kali1-amd64. The reason I want to downgrade is that Kali Sana ...
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trying to setup a vpn in kali linux but internet icon not working

I have recently installed kali linux 2.0 in VMware and been trying to setup a vpn. The tutorials available all point to the icon being clickable, hence opening the option of adding a vpn. Is my ...
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nfc-list not showing device

I have plugged in my Nexus 4 via USB and I'm running nfc-list on Kali Linux 2.0. But when running the command I only receive 'no device found'. Is the Nexus 4 not compatible with nfc-list??
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Is Kali Linux 2.0 Fully Open Source?

As the title says i am wondering is kali linux 2.0 fully open source? What i mean by that what software and parts of kali linux 2.0 is closed-source? In kali linux official documentation ...
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Kali Linux wont boot for me!

I am a new user of Linux, so bare with me, I don't know anything about Linux. So, I got a little curious with penetration testing and tried to get Kali Linux 2.0. I have copied it to my USB. So I ...
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Help with metasploit on kali linux

Everytime I try to use auxiliary/admin/mysql/mysql_enum the console displays this error: [-] Auxiliary failed: Rex::ConnectionRefused The connection was refused by the remote host ...
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System error after upgrade [Kali]

I was doing a distribution upgrade on kali from 1.1.0 to 2.0 using: sudo apt-get dist-upgrade Upgrade was of 2 GB and after 1 GB download, I wanted to download openssh-server, so i did an apt-get ...
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Kali Linux + RPi : Desktop missing

I run Kali 2.0.1 (light version for ARM) on my Rpi2. Since yesterday, when I turn my Pi on, I get a partial desktop with 3 shortcuts : File system, Home and Trash. The background is still in place ...
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Activation of network connection failed. Kali linux v2.0

I can't connect to internet via wired, adding DSL profile with user and password. While installing kali linux 2.0 there was a warning telling that there is missing non-free firmware ...
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Accidentally deleted my wifi device wlan0

I was trying to fix my wifi on kali linux the other day and was following some tutorial. That didn't work so I read somewhere that if I run this command iw dev wlan0 del After that command i cant ...
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SSE2 requirement for John The Ripper

I have a kinda problem about john in Kali x86. To make long story short, I can't allow to run john under Kali Linux 2.0 installed into LV, but as I remember I was able to run in older Kali and older ...
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Raspberry Pi 2 + Kali + bluetooth

I run a light version of Kali 2.0 on a Raspberry Pi 2. I have a Bluetooth keyboard with dongle that I'd like to use with my Pi. I installed the proper packages (found on several tutorials), the ...
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How to update libc(glibc) on kali linux (debian based)?

I get the following error when I try to run armitage, and furthermore I get errors when i try to install certain packages or when I run certain software. root@Xeno:~# armitage Exception in thread ...
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make shortcut for changing keyboard language in kali

I'm new in kali and I set two keyboard language (English and Persian) I can switch to Persian by pressing the little logo rigth top of desktop but I want to have a shortcut. what shoud I do ?
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Toshiba sattelite c665 bluetooth not working (Kali)

I have a toshiba sattelite c665 laptop and i have installed kali 1.1.0a few days ago. Bluetooth of my laptop is not working , whenever i click on the bluetooth icon in top bar, it shows "Bluetooth: ...
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Installing Kali 2.0 on virtual box failled

I'm using VirtualBox 4.3.22 and I'm trying to install Kali 2.0. After the installation progress is complete and I reboot, I have to enter my username and password as usual, e.g username newbie; ...
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Cannot Launch to gnome GUI on Kali Sana after dist-upgrade

I'm facing some problems on Kali Sana 2.0, I dist-upgrade my system to Kali Sana days ago, and as usual all I had to type to start the GUI is: # startx But 'startx' returns 'segmentation fault' ...
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Can't log in to kali linux and cant reinstall anything

So I downloaded kali linux to a bootable usb drive and booted it up on my pc chose the graphical install and installed it, at some part it told me that it's going to wipe my whole hard drive and for ...
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Can't Login to using root user in Kali 2.0 Sana after update

I recently updated my Kali to Sana and I am unable to login as root using my old credentials. I am able to login to the Console with the same username and password but I am not able to login using ...
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Aircrack “current passphrase screen” some times show, some times don't

I have two dictionary files. I call both: aircrack-ng –a2 –b 00:XXXXX:D5 –w /root/dictionary1.txt /root/Desktop/*.cap aircrack-ng –a2 –b 00:XXXXX:D5 –w /root/dictionary2.txt /root/Desktop/*.cap The ...
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Can't access Desktop Manager after upgrading to Kali Sana

After upgrading to Kali Sana I am not able to get the desktop manager. All I get is a white page displaying "A problem has occurred and the system can't recover. Please logout and try again." Though I ...
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USB live Kali linux with macbook pro

I did a live usb with Mac Linux USB Loader, but when I try to boot the Kali linux on my mac, it's showing this: Loading Linux kernel...error: file `/live/vmlinu' not found. done Loading initial ...
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Setting up a VPN in Kali Linux 2.0

I just installed the latest version of Kali Linux, i.e., Kali Linux 2.0.  I want to know how to set up a VPN in this version.
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Cannot connect to internet after using airmon-ng check kill

In new version of Kali 2.0 with updated "aircrack-ng" tool, there is a problem between Internet connection and using cracking tools. I have my wireless card as wlan0. And the Internet connection is ...
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Cannot have multiple monitor modes in new Kali 2.0

In previous versions of Kali Linux, we could have mon0 mon1 ... on the same wireless card (wlan0). But in Kali 2.0 which says have an updated aircrack-ng tool and new way of having monitor interfaces ...
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Internet not reachable from the terminal in kali linux 2.0

I am running Kali Linux 2.0 in virtual machine in windows 8.1.The problem here is my terminal is not connecting to the internet, but my kali linux browser is working perfectly. I could not use tools ...
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Changing to XFCE from default Gnome3 on Kali 2.0

I tried method below to install XFCE and was expecting the XFCE desktop to pop up during next reboot: apt-get install kali-defaults kali-root-login desktop-base xfce4 xfce4-places-plugin ...
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Google Chrome and VLC do not open in Kali 2.0

I installed Google Chrome in Kali 2.0 but it does not open with no error messages. Also VLC does not open. Error message of VLC while opening through terminal is VLC is not supposed to be run as ...
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GRUB unable to detect Windows 10 using Boot-Repair

I have been using Windows 8.1 and Kali Linux 3.14 for a while. But upgrading to Windows 10 resulted in installation of MBR instead of GRUB. As I usually do, I used the Boot-Repair Bootable USB to ...
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Kali linux starting and initializing the database errors

I have been trying to use Armitage and I have been following this tutorial, and at step 2.2, I get these errors: root@Xeno:~# service postgresql start [....] Starting PostgreSQL 9.1 database ...
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Intel dual band wireless 7260 not working on Kali Linux

i have installed Kali-Linux in virtual box, but i am struggling to make my wifi work for almost 3-4 days. i have tried few things, out of which best options are listed below : ...
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Remove firefox and install iceweasel Kali linux

dpkg-divert: error: `diversion of /usr/bin/firefox to /usr/bin/firefox.real by iceweasel' clashes with `diversion of /usr/bin/firefox to /usr/bin/firefox.ubuntu by firefox-mozilla-build' dpkg: error ...
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Kali Linux 2.0 and NVIDIA legacy 304.125 - Not Installing

I have installed Kali Linux 2 on an old laptop, a Dell XPSM1210. It has an NVIDIA Geforce Go 7400 (G72m) graphics card in it. Downloading the run file from NVIDIA's website, I am able to get it as far ...