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Hacking with Linux

Are Kali Linux or BackTrack distros to go if I want to learn hacking, or is it better to install only the tools I want to another distro? I've already used Kali in the past but I didn't like it very ...
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Liveboot Kali does not detect filesystem

To preempt some questions: yes the boot flag is set, it works correctly when on a computer using EFI I used dd to burn the Kali .iso (64 bit AMD) onto my USB. It works fine for EFI machines, however ...
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Question regarding linux installation (Kali Linux (Debian Based)

Please tell me that following steps will help me in installing Kali Linux dual boot with windows? If I have 500GB and windows is taking all of it. I will create 100GB for Kali Linux by shrinking C. ...
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Kali linux internet suddenly working

I have been running Kali linux on vmplayer and internet was not working on it. But suddenly today it started working. I didn't install any compat drivers and my laptop is not hooked up to ethernet but ...
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Is installing Kali on LiveDVD advisable?

I want to install the Kali penetration testing software on a DVD or a CD as a LiveDVD / LiveCD. Google turned up results on installation for a Usb and hard drive / disk installation, but nothing for ...
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Dual boot windows 8 and Kali Linux

For the past two weeks I've been trying to install kali linux alongside windows 8 Note: I'm installing Kali 1.0.8 64 bit which is supposed to support UEFI I partitioned 80 GBs for Kali Linux and ...
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Merging Kali with Tails

I want to get into Linux penetration testing, but still want to have the benefits from anonymous surfing. Is it possible to setup a good and 'secure' (Yes I know, TOR!=security, blabla) merge from ...
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Pentesting Videos copied from kali linux does not play in windows why?

I had downloaded 9GB of penetration testing videos to my Kali linux OS. Now after I made a backup of all videos on a external hard disk. I tried to play them on windows but it gives error, inavild ...
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Extracting a 2.7GB 7z file

I currently have a 2.7GB 7z file that backed up my computer (it extracts to about 6.2GB of data) I am running on a Chromebook with Crouton. The Chroot is running Kali with a Unity front end. I am ...
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How to use Wireless Network in Virtualbox?

I'm trying to enable Wireless on VirtualBox in my Ubuntu 14.04. I use a Kali Linux as the guest OS, but this OS not show the wi-fi when I connect it. After starting the guest OS, it still does not ...
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Bought Wireless Adapter, Can't Use It

I bought a cheap Aztech WL572USB Wireless-N USB Adapter. It clearly says it supports linux on the documentation but strangely doesn't even provide any way to set it up. I assumed it's plug-n-play but ...
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Why to use Kali Linux instead of “Ubuntu with Kali Tools”? [closed]

There are a lot of tutorials which show how to install Kali Linux's tools on Ubuntu distros. So I was wondering, why do pen-testers use Kali instead of Ubuntu? while it's more reliable & fancy ...
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How do I dual-boot Kali Linux With ISO (no CD/USB/DVD)

I am trying to install Kali Linux 1.0.7 to my Windows 8.1 32-bit PC. I have the ISO, but I have no CD's, USB Sticks, or DVD in my home so I was wondering how can I install Kali Linux without ...
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aircrack-ng shows negative channel

On many Linux distributions, be it BackTrack, Kali, BackBox, Ubuntu, Mint, etc., whenever I use anything from the aircrack-ng suite my wireless card is shown as channel -1. This problem has been ...
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Iinstallation of Kali linux under dual boot in Win-7

I am completely new to Linux and its related distributions and I am trying to install the Kali-Linux in Wind 7 64 bit OS through dual boot option. I have downloaded the kali-64 bit mini.iso and after ...
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Kali Linux is not booting after installation after/before Windows 7

I have GPT, EFI (or UEFI?). I've installed Windows 7, then Kali Linux (in opposite order too), but Kali doesn't want to boot -- Windows wants. I tried to use update-grub, tried to switch the ...
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TTY1 message help? (with picture)

When I boot up , I am greeted with a black TTY1 screen with the following error Kali GNU/Linux 1.0.7 kali tty (screenshot here) Kali Login:[ 31.695480] brcmsmac: bcma0:0: brcmsmac: ...
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Oh no! Something went wrong! Installing kali linux

I am trying to install a virtual machine running Kali (Formerly backtrack) 1.0.7 in 64 bit. My host machine is a 64 bit MacBook pro running 10.7.5. I am using Oracle VirtualBox version 4.3.12. The ...
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What user-friendly distro uses same commands used in Kali Linux? [closed]

I want to use a distro that uses same terminal commands as Kali. I see that Kali is based on Debian, Debian is generally a base and not an end-user OS, so I want some distribution that I can run as my ...
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Kali Linux Postgresql Error

I recently installed kali Linux and keep getting an error code starting metasploit this is the code [...] Starting PostgreSQL 9.1 database server: main [...] Error: could not exec ...
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Wireless connection not figuring in VMware Workstation 10(Kali-Linux)

I just installed kali-linux on my VMware workstation 10. I had to check for the wireless connection in the kali-linux. I tried to check for the wireless-network connection(WiFi);but,it was incorrectly ...
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Kali tool installation?

I have installed the newest kali linux on a virtual box. But I can not find the preinstalled tools such as the exploitation tools. Should I be downloading them after the installation? Or is it ...
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Why is Aircrack-ng able to read and use a .lst file that Leafpad couldn't in a reasonable time?

To make myself a little more clear: I tried opening a .lst file (password list) in Kali Linux. The system was struggling to handle it and Leafpad didn't even start, but I noticed a significant ...
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Error while installing wireless-bcm43142-dkms-6.20.55.19: dependency linux-headers is not satisfiable

I have to install a .deb file with the firmware for the wifi card (This is the name of the file: wireless-bcm43142-dkms-6.20.55.19_amd64.deb; I've downloaded the file from here: ...
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Windows 8 not showing in Grub

Windows 8 not showing in Grub fdisk -l Device Boot Start End Blocks Id System /dev/sda1 1 1465149167 732574583+ ee GPT and here's what I see in gparted ...
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How to setup proxychains in VirtualBox Guest Kali Linux

I've been following directions from this book "Kali Linux Cookbook", but I can't get proxychains to work. The OS is Kali Linux and running inside VirtualBox. The guest network is a Bridged Adapter. ...
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Dual boot win/kali - virtualize the linux partition

I have one HDD. 2 partitions with Kali and Windows 8. GRUB is installed. Both OS work fine. I want to remove my Kali partition, and get it as a VM in my Windows 8 partition (I'm using VMware ...
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Kali Linux: On install, designated root password cannot login - incorrect password

I found an old laptop lying around and I figured I would install Kali Linux on it to learn more about penetration testing and to try to break into my servers for practice and learning more about ...
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Start linux in text mode

I know that it ask so many time, how to boot Linux in text mode; but all solution that i got is on installed Linux system, not on fresh system. Is there any way to load any Linux in live mode in text ...
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Kali tools on Ubuntu [closed]

Okay, So I am new to UBUNTU, and have little experience with Kali and Backtrack! so I wanted to install ALL the Kali Linux tools in UBUNTU, not one by one, or just transform the Kali Linux into Ubuntu ...
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How to code for non-repeating authentication strings

In THC Hydra, when you put the URL, form parameters, and condition (authentication) string: <URL>:<form parameters>:<condition strings> If you want Hydra to stop when it's ...
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Extend Workspace on Kali using VMware

I'm using Kali on Windows via VMware. The web browser and other things sometimes seem too much zoomed in and I can't get to certain links or buttons. How do I zoom out or expand the area? (clicking ...
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Install SSL Certificate in Iceweasel

I'm using Kali on Windows. I downloaded the Burp Suite and I'm trying to install its SSL certificate onto the Iceweasel browser. Burp Suite, the leading toolkit for web application security ...
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How to install Ubuntu Software Center on Kali Linux

Each time I try installing *software-center * on Kali, I get: E: Package 'software-center' has no installation candidate
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How do I Fix Samba from breaking on Kali Linux?

Okay, so I am trying to get Samba to work so I can access files from my tablet. That said, I've installed the samba package and its dependencies along with nautilus-share package to let me share ...
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Changed background on Kali Linux and now desktop is buggy

I have been running the latest version of Kali Linux for about a month now. I got tired of seeing the default Kali Linux login screen, so I looked up how to change it. The answer I found said: Go ...
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My Kali desktop is messed up after trying to change Login-Background.png in /usr/share/images [duplicate]

I have been running the latest version of kali Linux for about a month now. I got tired of seeing the Default Kali Linux login screen so I googled how to change it. The answer method I found said ...
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Wireless driver issue slowing and sometimes freezing pc on start up

Can anyone tell me how to remove this start up error message or fix it? lspci: 02:00.0 Network controller: Broadcom Corporation BCM4313 802.11b/g/n Wireless LAN Controller (rev 01) Currently ...
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How to install Kali linux on to a specific (existing) partition on a USB stick

I'm endeavoring to put Kali linux onto a USB stick - I know it's already written up, but I'd like to use only a portion of the total space (the aforementioned link will use the entire drive space). ...
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Gnome desktop environment stopped working in kali linux(debian based)

Gnome desktop environment stopped working after change in libudev.so.0 in /lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/ and showing error: cannot open shared libraries I am trying too hard to get rid of this problem but ...
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theharvester.py “No such file or directory”

I just installed Kali Linux as a virtual machine in VMware Fusion, and I was following along in Patrick Engebretson's The Basics of Hacking and Penetration Testing, 2nd Edition, in which I was ...
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Preparing USB drive for Kali Linux

I'm new to Kali Linux. I want to install it on my PC which is already running windows 8. I know how to dual boot a PC. I'll be booting Linux from a USB device, but while creating a bootable USB ...
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Is there a VPN client for Kali?

I'm pentesting a network using Kali Linux, however sometimes I have to be outside the network. I'd like to perform this via VPN if possible, else I have to drive home each time (10 miles, 15km) which ...
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Kali Linux webcrawling with credentials entered

I'm looking for a tool in which I can provide credentials and it should login the webapplication and try to crawl to pages etc. I've found Vega but I have to enter a cookie. Is there a tool which I ...
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Unknown entries in Kali Linux wtmp log file

I have installed Kali Linux and I found some puzzling entries in wtmp log file. Unknown user logs in for a short while when I boot my computer or switch accounts and most of the time when I shut down. ...
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Unicode text doesn't appeared correctly in shell

I'm using the terminal in Kali Linux and I try to type Arabic text the characters are shown but separated (appearance not correct) This what my shell shows me ex. لا ا ل ه ا لا ا ل ل ه, which should ...
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Pentesting from a virtual machine, hiding the host

I want to install Kali Linux as a virtual machine in VirtualBox for pentesting wireless routers and network hosts. I want to hide my host OS, which is Windows 8, so that other machines see my computer ...
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GRUB-EFI installation fails while installing Kali Linux in external hard disk

I was trying to install Kali Linux from a live USB to an 1TB external hard disk. At first I was unable to boot the live USB with my H2O Insyde BIOS. Then I converted my pen drive partition table to ...
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Is it possible to make a standard user that can gain NO access to root?

I'm a very new beginner learning how to use Linux. I have very little experience so far in different distros. I've set Kali Linux as the OS on a remote PC. Users will be connecting to it via SSH and I ...
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Kali Linux Live USB boots into text mode. Unable to Start the GUI

I am booting kali Linux from the USB. But it boots me into Kali login prompt. When I provide the credentials for root. It gives me root prompt.root@kali. Any pointers please on how to boot into GUI ...