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Running Kali but aircrack not working

Recently i conducted an experiment where i created a fake ESSID called "freeboobs" like so: airbase-ng -a AA:AA:AA:AA:AA:AA -e "freeboobs" -c 6 -W 1 -Z 4 wlan1mon in a second terminal window i ...
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Airmong-ng detecting driver but not chipset

So I'm running airmon-ng however it detects my interface and driver but not my chipset. Should I reinstall the drivers? Not sure if I should leave it like that or try and make sure something shows up ...
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Can't find eth0 in my ifconfig output

I have a old desktop with ASUS P5KPL AM/PS board with intel core2Duo processor. I have installed kali linux on it when I run ifconfig in root shell all I can see l0which is my loopback address and ...
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how to connect to internet in kali-linux?

hi I've installed kali linux in my hard disk the Ethernet is connected to port the wired connection is showing in my kali network manager but i'm unable to connect to internet. it is automatically ...
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Is there a way to change file/folder ownership on a server in Ubuntu/Kali-Linux? [migrated]

I accidentally changed file ownership of a folder in Windows 7 and now nobody can edit, copy, view, move it, etc. Not even the administrator account account can change it back. I tried icacls and ...
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Rlogin prompting for remote password (Kali / Metasploitable)

I am following a tutorial that can be found here. http://www.kalitutorials.net/2014/05/metasploitable-2-vulnerability.html Specifically the "Remote access vulnerability - Rlogin" section. When I ...
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Gnome 3 doesn't run on Kali Linux

Several weeks ago I installed Kali Linux on my laptop (Asus X53BR). I installed it successfully but the when system started, I only had a command line and no login manager (gdm3) running. I have ...
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Kali linux does not boot in gui

I got kali linux installed on my pc for a while but now linux will not boot in gui mode , only in text mode ( terminal ). I get no errors on booting it goes directly to the login screen . Hope you ...
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Setting up hotstop airbase, getting channel error

I tried to use command airbase-ng -c 1 --essid FREE-WIFI mon0 but I get Error: Got channel -1, expected value > 0 How do I fix this?
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Failed to start user service: unknown unit: user@0.service after grub launch

First I have to let you know that I got absolutely no knowledge about linux and need help and explaination like Im 3. So, Im on holidays and I have no live cd with me. I tried to install crome and ...
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How to install texlive full on Kali Linux?

I want to install texlie on my Kali Linux. I run apt-get install texlive-full but I got this error message: root@begueradj:~# sudo apt-get install texlive-full Reading package lists... Done Building ...
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Kali Linux 1.1.0a doesn't boot from USB

I have Windows 8.1 and Ubuntu installed. I had ran boot-repair since the os selection menu wasn't showing. Few days ago, I downloaded the latest version of Kali Linux. I used PowerISO to copy all the ...
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GRUB, device not found, root delay problem

My Kali suddenly froze, when I reset my computer, I started getting GRUB's device not found error. After disconnecting and reconnecting my HDDs many times, I finally got it to a state where GRUB's ...
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How to get an RPi2 running Kali to tether to an iPhone 5S?

I’ve got Offensive Security’s version of Kali Linux running on a Raspberry Pi 2 and I’m trying to tether it to an un-jailbroken AT&T iPhone 5S. From my research it looks like I need to install ...
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Live USB - Tails tries to boot but ends up booting into Kali Linux

I have a bootable USB drive with Tails and Kali Linux on it, among others. Kali boots fine. However when I try to load Tails, it manages to get past the Tails loading screen but then the Kali logo ...
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Issues installing linux headers on Kali 3.18

So I've been trying to install virtualbox on kali-linux, but I ran into a few problems when trying to install linux headers. Before installing anything I ran: $ apt-get upgrade $ apt-get update ...
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Does Parallels support 3.18.0-kali3-amd64?

I'm not able to find information on which kernels Parallels supports. I'm trying to figure out if Parallels 10.1 supports this kernel since Parallels Tools will not install no matter what I try. ...
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Kali Linux connected to Wifi but not internet access?

I installed Kali Linux on my Dell Inspiron 8100 Laptop. I installed the downloadable content via Ethernet. Then, once the GUI booted up, I setup the WiFi. I was able to connect to the WiFi, but I ...
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Kali 1.3 - Installing Parallel Tools

I am running Kali 1.1 on Parallels 9 for Mac and am having some irritating issues. Firstly, the WiFi doesn't work, but I hope the second issue's solution will solve this. Parallel Tools - I tried ...
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Unable to login as a newly created user

I have a dual boot Kali Linux along with windows 7. Now when I installed Kali it logs me in as root. I do not have a login in my name. So I created a user with the following steps. However when I ...
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Couldn't be able to connect USB Wifi to the guest Kali linux using Virtual Box

I am trying to connect WIFI usb to my guest OS which is Kali Liux, I am using TL-WN822N for this purpose. I have followed these steps, Going to USB option in settings of my OS. Enable USB Controller ...
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Run Kali without installing on machine

I have a LiveUSB of Linux Kali-mini, I am able to boot it up but how do I run it without installing it to my machine (like I am able to do on lubuntu), I can't find an option for it. The only options ...
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Can I use the kali linux repositories from a debian installation?

I'd like to install some of the applications in the Kali distro on my Debian installation. Is it possible? Would you recommend to add the Kali repositories and just install them? Would that cause ...
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Make room on my disk to install another OS

I installed Kali Linux on my HDD with the installer Option (right after the partition settings) Use entire disk space(beginners) After installing Kali, I wanted to install 2 More OSs but now i ...
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kali linux airmon-ng issue

I am new to Kali Linux and I am currently running a VM using VirtualBox and I have selected network adaptor as bridge adaptor and connected it to my external USB WiFi adaptor. I have two problems ...
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Need advice fixing this source error in Kali Linux

W: GPG error: http://http.kali `enter code here`.org kali Release: The following signatures were invalid: BADSIG ED444FF07D8D0BF6 Kali Linux Repository <devel@kali.org> *This is the result i ...
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Does kali distro not use /etc/environments file?

I appended a path to /etc/environments file and now it is like so: mindaugas@Kali:~$ cat /etc/environment | tr ":" "\n" PATH="/usr/local/sbin /usr/local/bin /usr/sbin /usr/bin /sbin /bin /sbin" I ...
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Network problem in Kali Linux

I booted my pen-drive with Kali Linux, when I am going to open live Kali Linux with that bootable pen-drive, my system is not connecting to any network like wired and wireless, so please help me to ...
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Kali crashes on login

I've asked about this on the Kali Linux forums, but haven't gotten an answer, so I'm asking here now: I have a Gateway T-Series W350A lappy. The 250GB hdd is gpt partitioned--however, I have BIOS ...
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Unable to run Tor in Kali as root

I recently installed Kali linux (32bit) on my system. I downloaded the tor browser bundle and when I ran it, it displayed- The Tor Browser Bundle should not be run as root So as mentioned in one of ...
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Dual Monitor Support in Kali Linux

I have a native install of Kali Linux on my custom PC which has an Intel Core i5 4690K CPU and an NVIDIA GTX960 GPU. The monitor plugged into my DVI port is working but my 2nd monitor plugged into ...
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Install KDE on kali Linux

I was trying to install KDE desktop environment on Kali Linux. So I used the following command:- sudo apt-get install kali-defaults kali-root-login desktop-base kde-plasma-desktop And I got this ...
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Live USB with Kali not booting

I created a live USB according to this instructioins http://docs.kali.org/downloading/kali-linux-live-usb-install. I run the dd command on a Ubuntu 15.04 machine to create the live USB. The operatioon ...
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Enable Wi-fi on Kali Linux

I just installed Kali Linux on Dell Inspiron 1545, and am unable to get wireless connection. I attempted the following root@kali:~# lspci -knn | grep Net -A2 0c:00.0 Network controller [0280]: ...
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Installing Kali Linux

This is my 4th attempt at installing Kali Linux mini on Dell Inspiron 1545 Laptop. When I get to dialog that says "Select components to install" there is no way to select additional components it ...
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Why does rlogin to Metasploitable 2 as a root ask password?

I pentest a Metasploitable 2 through VPN. I can login with rlogin as msfadmin, but I can't as a root. I've installed the rsh-client on my kali. And the exploit works on my local VM Metasploitable 2 ...
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Installation Step Failed (installing the system) - Kali Linux

I am trying to install Kali Linux on a Virtual Machine using Virtual Box on an OS X host. The only issue is I get this error: Here are logs of my errors: hardware-summary partman syslog Also if ...
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Installing DevedeNG in kali linux, but missing python dependency it says is already installed

As you can see in the picture it says dependency is not satisfiable, but when I try to install the latest version of python3 the command prompt tells me i have the latest version installed.. Any ...
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Having problems when connecting pppoe in my Kali Linux

Here is my log: Jun 6 04:57:23 unknown pppd[3333]: pppd 2.4.5 started by root, uid 0 Jun 6 04:57:36 unknown dbus[2534]: [system] Failed to activate service 'org.freedesktop.Avahi': timed out Jun 6 ...
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Network problem in Kali via bridge on VM

It's as simple as the title. I've installed Kali Linux and can't get ipv4 using bridge network on VM. Already tried all the popular solutions like changing NetworkManager.conf and restarting it. ...
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Usb Stick as hdd to install kali linux and use it on a macbook

I have a macbook and i would like to normally install kali linux on a usb stick (as a second partition), but i have some question: 1) Can i use a usb stick like this? ...
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upgrading kali from iso image…Getting hash sum mismatch..help!

I followed the answers to -- how-to-upgrade-kali-linux-1-0-6-to-1-0-8-debian-using-an-offline-iso-image? Answer: Mount the ISO to /mnt directory sudo mount -t iso9660 -o loop /path/to/iso /mnt/ ...
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Mounting failed - invalid argument

I've setup a Kali Linux installation on an SD card and created an encrypted LUKS partition with a LVM logical volume inside of it, then created a BTRFS filesystem inside. Almost everything works, but ...
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Postgresql wont start after reboot. Kali linux Raspberry Pi 2 [duplicate]

I have been trying for days to get postgresql to work and it did briefly before a restart. How to I set the correct permissions? This is the error I get when I try to start the service after a reboot. ...
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Eclipse error due to jvm

When I run eclipse on linux, the icon appear and later it disappear(crash). I want to say I have error in installing eclipse. Please tell me the requirements of installation in eclipse. Whether it ...
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How do I to dual boot Kali and Backtrack?

I have backtrack 5 r3 installed on my laptop which has 60 gb single hard disk. my backtrack is fully set up and takes the full 60gb space. Now I want to keep the same backtrack with all my settings ...
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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?