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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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Linux distribution targeting developers [closed]

There are many distros that target penetration testing(for example) like Kali Linux and BlackArch. Now it's time to reinstall my system, I'm curious is there a distro which is targeting developers?
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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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Is it possible to install libimobiledevice in Kali Linux?

Im trying to sync music to my Iphone 5s running ios 8.2, I have already installed and tried the banshee software, to no avail, any help would be greatly appreciated, Im aware libimobiledevice fixes ...
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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?
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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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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 ...