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Kali is in virtual box is not finding IP when booted as HostOnly. How to solve?

I have setup Kali Linux in OracleVM. When I installed the OS, its network type was NAT. But, when I changed that to HostOnlyNetwork, it is not finding its IP address. Now when I changed it back to ...
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How to solve the problem of OpenVAS not starting in Kali?

My OpenVAS isn't starting in Kali Linux. root@kali:~# openvas-mkcert One or more files do already exist and would be overriden: /var/lib/openvas/CA/cacert.pem ...
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How come my Grub isn't initialised at the boot?

I am a new linux user so apologies in advance for any dumb things. I dual booted Kali next to Windows7 and after a succesfull install I rebooted to not find an option to use Kali instead of Win7 in ...
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How to install Ruby 2.0.0 in kali linux?

Currently i have version 1.9 of Ruby installed. I need to install arachni we scanner which requires version 2.0.0. or later. How can i upgrade it to v 2.0.0?
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Why can't I use Maltego running on Kali?

I am trying to use Maltego for the first time. But, I am not finding default Infrastructure palette. How do I solve this problem? Another problem is, I am not able to add transform seed server. How ...
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How can i get out of the authentication screen and shutdown? [closed]

I decided to install linux ,dualbooted, on my laptop but ran in some issues . I installed several corrupt installs causing me to allocate most of my harddrive ,at least the parts that do not contain ...
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Can't login on Kali Linux after update, only via tt1

While running an update on Kali Linux, my machine crashed and things got bad. The GUI was messed up, so I ran sudo apt-get install gdebi The system was updated successfully, but now I cannot login ...
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grub booting problem

I have Windows 8 and Kali Linux installed. While i was installing Kali there's an opportunity to install grub and i did it. But i am unable to boot Kali Linux and even see grub menu as far as there's ...
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The following packages have unmet dependencies Kali linux [closed]

I am using Kali Linux, and I get some error when executing some commands, I've tried to fix it by myself but I failed ! Here are some commands and their outputs : root@SoloTn:~# uname -a Linux SoloTn ...
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Gedit start problem in kali linux

I try to open gedit after install third party plugins but it won't open. When i try it by terminal it shows root@localhost:~# gedit Segmentation fault I think gedit is running background but it ...
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I'm working on Kali Linux and I can't access downloaded script file facebook.py [duplicate]

After I typed apt-get install python-mechanize in the Kali Linux terminal, when I try to install facebook.py script by typing python facebook.py located on /root/Desktop/facebook.py I get this message ...
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I am using Kali Linux, but however, I want to know how to switch my normal user account into root admin?

I want to know how to switch my normal user account into root admin? For example, when I log into my account I cannot modify and save sources.list from etc/apt/folder nor can I get an update for ...
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Kali linux, channel all traffic through tor privoxy, time/timezone

Privoxy is for anonymising http/https traffic and tor for socks, so here is my question; can I channel all traffic (no matter what ftp,socks,http) to privoxy and then have it to channel it to tor? Is ...
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Is it possible to disable the login dialog box of Kali Linux?

For example, I need my Kali Desktop to be logged in freely, without the use of any password. That is, I should not see the following Login dialog box after the boot up. How to do that?
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Kernel problem after editing filesystem.squashfs

I use Kali Live linux (which is based on Debian), today I tried to edit filesystem.squashfs file which is located at /live/filesystem.squashfs using squashfs-tools. First I extracted this file using ...
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Why Metasploit not being able to establish Meterpreter sessions? [closed]

I am entirely new in Linux. I have set up a pen-testing lab with Kali Linux 1.1.0b, windows xp sp3, and, Metasploitable 2 Linux. PostgreSQL and Metasploit services are running well. But, the ...
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Kali Login Screen

I just installed Kali 1.1.0, and changed gnome-fallback to gnome. Is there a way for me to change the login/lock screen? I would like to change the background, but also the appearance
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Unable to boot Kali Linux 1.1.0

recently I have made a USB livestick for Kali 1.1.0 with lili and with Win32DiskImager and tried to boot it in Windows 8.1. When I came to the boot order menu my USB was recognized as an UEFI-device, ...
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Change screen resolution into Kali on Mac BookPro

I installed Kali in dual boot on my Mac Book Retina, all work, but I have a screen resolution too high. So I need to change the screen resolution, but if I change it, the screen become black, and ...
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Cannot install AMD GPU driver correctly on a hybrid laptop

I was installing AMD gpu driver but the default display driver (Gallium 0.4 llvmpipe) wont get replaced. Btw, My laptop has both Intel and AMD gpu. The system uses Intel gpu by default with the driver ...
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Kali Linux openVPN does not pass the DNS Leak test

I recently installed Kali Linux on VMWare. I was able to successfully install openVPN following these instructions, but it seems that it does not pass the DNS Leak test. Is there anything that can fix ...
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Metasploitable 2 don't run on VirtualBox; status = Aborted

For my tests I just configure Metasploitable 2 image in my VirtualBox (VirtualBox VM 4.3.26 r98988 linux.x86). When I try to start the VM it crashes after few seconds and takes the state "Aborted". ...
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Operating System Not Found after Kali Linux Installation

I have a Sony Vaio E Series laptop that came with Windows 8 installed. I later updated to Windows 8.1. I have been trying to install a Linux distro as a dual boot option. Today, I shrunk the main ...
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Debian (Kali) Distribution Linux: GNOME gone

I am having problems with GNOME. 2 days ago on my Debian Linux I have installed Steam, with about 50 packages with it. Some of them were xorg drivers. I have already had problems with it, but didn't ...
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Partitioning problem in Kali Linux installation

I'm trying to install Kali Linux dual boot with windows 8.1. During installation, only two partitiones: while I have 3 different partitions . Please help.
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Probelms changing main menu in cinnamon after using gnome with alacarte

I'm running kali, which has a default gnome desktop. I downloaded cinnamon. The cinnamon desktop organized the applications in the main menu differently than the gnome desktop. When I open alacarte in ...
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Increase Icon/Text Size in Kali Linux

I am running Kali Linux in a virtual box (VMWare Player), and although the resolution fits my screen properly, the icons, windows, text is so small. In example, when I use the terminal or browse using ...
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configuration of dlink dwa-123 for kali

I have problem with my hardware switch when I switch it on. The indicator say it's disabled (wireless disabled) and when I press Fn+F5 it says wireless disabled by hardware switch. root@kali:~# ...
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broadcom BCM43142 under kali linux

I am trying to get the wireless card of my laptop (Broadcom BCM43142) to work under kali linux (latest version, 64bit). At the moment (without installing anything), it is not recognised at all. I have ...
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What is the basic difference between Kali Linux and Metasploitable Linux in the area of pentesting?

What is the basic difference between 'Kali Linux' and 'Metasploitable Linux'? What is the thing that one of them has, while the other doesn't? Both of them are used for penetration testing, but, I ...
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Black screen after suspend or hibernate - using Kali (Debian-based) distro with Nvidia drivers

I've installed Kali linux for some penetration testing practice, and I've been very happy with it so far, except for one thing - since installing the Nvidia drivers, I can no longer suspend the kernel ...
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can't boot kali install cd from efi

So a while back Kali announced that their version was UEFI compatible. That's a relief because before I knew about it I had to physically go into my BIOS to change my boot mode (From UEFI to CSM) ...
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How can I get my wifi card TP-Link TL-WN722N to work in Kali-Linux Oracle VM Virtual Box?

I enter iwconfig and receive: I also enter in ifconfig and receive: I have already entered to make sure I have the updates apt-get update apt-get upgrade tl-wn722n is suppose to be plug and ...
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How can I increase my hard drive space for a kali 1.0.6 linux 32-bit virtual machine [closed]

How can I increase my hard drive space for a kali 1.0.6 linux 32-bit virtual machine running on a mac using vmWare Fusion. I was in the process of installing several android sdk's and realized my ...
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Adding Kali repositories has changed the output of lsb_release on Debian host

I installed Kali in virtualbox with Debian as my host. I've done it several times. But, when I reboot my host I noticed Debian is missing from the list of OS'es in the GRUB menu. It's showing Kali. ...
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can't split terminal using screen

OS: Kali Linux version 1.1.0 gnome version 3.4.2 Using screen, I press CTRL + a and | but nothing is being split. Only the words "No other window" appears in the bottom. Here is other things I ...
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Missing libappindicator1

So I wanted to install chrome on My Kali Linux Distro and it appeared that I miss Libappindicator1 which google chrome is dependent of. So I tried to install the package and it says Package ...
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Kali Linux - Crunch - how to put @ symbol in the created list

I am trying to create a password list as the following: I am writing on terminal. $ crunch 5 5 -t aq\@r% I need the @ in aq@r to show as at, i used to \ character to escape, put it keep treating ...
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Getting TP-Link TL-WN722N to work with Kali

I am trying to get the TP-Link TL-WN722N USB WIFI adapter to work with Kali Linux in VMWare Player. I was able to get it to work outside a VM in Elementary OS (Ubuntu based) by following the ...
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Kali Linux live usb persistance

some tutorial explain that persistence on a live usb instance of kali linux is achieved by a different partition. http://docs.kali.org/downloading/kali-linux-live-usb-persistence How about modify ...
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Missing network list in menubar after using airmon-ng

After using airmon-ng in kali linux the list of available networks is missing in the menu bar at the top. Can anyone please tell me how to "reactivate" it? When i use iwconfig it shows up an entry ...
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gnome-tweak tool not found

I am using Kali GNU/Linux 1.1.0, I want to change default kali theme to some other theme, I searched different different post most of them are using gnome-tweak tool, I tried sudo apt-get update and ...
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What is the best usb wireless adaptor to use with Kali Linux that works well with aircrack-ng?

I have Kali Linux installed on my laptop as a dual boot with Windows 8.1 and the pci wireless adaptor inside of my laptop (Broadcom 802.11ac) apparently is not compatible with either as I've spend ...
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Is there a way to brute force with SQLMAP in Kali Linux?

I've been experimenting around with SQLMAP in kali linux. Upon entering a database I entered the tables and then I entered the columns and found a column titled passwords. Upon dumping the passwords ...
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Kali startx prompting GUI login after logging in already

I wanted to revert back to logging in by command line and starting the desktop by startx. I disabled gmd3 using chkconfig --del gdm3 and I was given the traditional way of logging in which worked ...
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Software center not working on kali linux?

I followed the instructions for installing kali linux and put these commands into the terminal: apt-get update apt-get install software-center I also added: deb http://http.kali.org/ /kali main ...
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/var/run/dbus/system_bus_socket: No such file or directory

I've been using Linux systems for years now and wanted to try Kali Linux as my next. I've been using Backtrack before as well and never experienced errors. However, I just installed Kali and boot up ...
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Reaver keeps repeating the same pin on Kali linux

I am trying to crack WPA2 PSK via REAVER but the signal strength is under -50db. The Signal strength is full. It tries the same PIN again and again. I have a 2.4 Ghz wireless Adapter. Is this true? ...
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Learning resources for people interested in learning Linux [closed]

I am a B.Tech student and I would like to study Linux but don't know what I should study nor how to. The current priority of my college degree is C/C++, Java and .Net. They don't provide me with any ...
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Kali For Music Production + Possible To Mix Distros?

I'm looking to install a Linux distro on my new computer. In the past I have had great experiences with Ubuntu Studio and Kali Linux, but had them both installed separately. I am wondering if it ...