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Deleted /usr/bin/touch and /bin/touch. Can't seem to install anything now, nor create any files?

After updating GNOME to 3.20.2 I had some problems with my touchpad so in that confusion I mistakenly deleted /usr/bin/touch and after that I even became more stupid and deleted /bin/touch. Now after ...
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Etc/SSH/sshd_config: permission denied [on hold]

I am trying to set up an SSH on my PC. It's running Kali. When I try to open etc/ssh/sshd_config using terminal it comes up saying permission denied.
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Installed GRUB in legacy mode, how do I reinstall it in EFI mode?

I recently installed Kali on my Win 10 machine. Win 10 boots in EFI. I don't know how, but I somehow managed to install grub in legacy mode. Now I always have to switch between legacy and EFI in the ...
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Kali linux: I cannot connect from remote system using xrdp and mstsc

I have some trouble I want to connect to kali from remote system that is the Windows7 using xrdp and mstsc. so I installed xrdp service and run, next I tried to connect from windows, but it didn't ...
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Cursor not visible, Kali

I know there's another question very similar to this, however the answers given in that thread aren't useful, because I'm not running my OS on a virtual machine. Here's the thing, I've used Kali ...
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Cannot hear sound after updating Kali rolling

I updated Kali rolling using apt-get upgrade And also using the settings to check for any updates after a reboot. I first came across this problem when I started my Discord Music Bot. I went on ...
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Kali GNU/Linux Rolling 64-bit - Dropbear CryptSetup Wireless Setup Problem

I would like to ask for help in figuring out how to get the IP-Config program that shows up when attempting to use dropbear from guides such as this question to allow me to use wlan0 instead of eth0 ...
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No GUI after upgrade in Kali linux

I have upgraded my system yesterday using synaptic. I have continued installing even though some files were missing after download. Then after restarting, there is no GUI. The screen stops at Kali ...
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Kali Linux no wifi connection? Help! [on hold]

there seems to be no wifi connections available what so ever, I only get the option of having a linked connection (using my computer ) I'm running Kali in vmware workstation . I installed compact ...
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How do I install libgcrypt11 on Kali Linux?

I've been trying to install adobe-brackets on Kali Linux but there's a file dependency (on libgcrypt11), and Kali Linux no longer has that file by default (I've read that it used to be there, but ...
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How to compile dictionary database for testing password cracking?

Ive been trying to figure out how to use database wordlists for testing passwords on my network. Ive come across some sites that provide thousands of words and I want to know how to add them to a ...
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How to open mysql backend

I just installed mysql-server with sudo apt-get install mysql-server. How can I open the webinterface now from the browser? I did not found anything in the wiki. On windows with xampp I just had to ...
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What happened to mate-terminal?

I did apt-get dist-upgrade to my Kali (rolling) and suddenly mate-terminal (1.14.0-1) went mad. No more transparent backgrounds but what really made me rip my shorts was the seeming inability to bring ...
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How to forward a log file in Kali linux which is in /var/log/MyLog.log using RSYSLOG?

I have setup 2 Kali Linux machines. "Machine 1" is forwarding all the logs to "Machine 2", in /var/log/MyLog.log file. For this I have used, File: Machine 1 /etc/rsyslog.conf: \*.* @192.168.30.140:...
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I'm on '4.3.0-kali1-amd-64' but cannot install linux-headers?

I have typed apt-get update && apt-get upgrade -y And I am trying to install linux-headers on Kali-Linux 2016.1 0 upgraded, 0 newly installed, 0 to remove and 394 not upgraded So I ...
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Can't install packages

I'm trying to install the Banshee music-player, but everytime I type apt-get install Banshee I get this response. root@kali:~# apt-get install Banshee Reading package lists... Done Building ...
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Use network adapter in Kali Linux using vmbox?

I would like to use my network adapter from my laptop in kali linux. I tried changing the network settings inside vmbox but I can't get it to work. I am using oracle virtual machine. Kali linux is ...
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4 signed in root users?

I just started using encrypted usb persistence on my laptop. I noticed when im restarting into my main OS windows 7, that kali asks me to confirm that I want to restart because there's 4 root users ...
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kali linux amd64 usb alfa awuso36h usb driver

root@kali:~/Desktop/backports-3.12.2-1# make Generating local configuration database from kernel ...Kernel version parse failed! Makefile:40: recipe for target 'modules' failed make[1]: *** [modules] ...
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Fedora Host, Kali VM, KVM/QEMU mouse not working

I have a Fedora 23 host, and I tried to install Kali Linux using Virtual Machine Manager, and every time I did it -- no matter how I configured it -- the mouse would not work. It would only go down ...
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Could not find rake-11.2.2 in any of the sources Run bundle install to install missing gems

I'm using Kali Linux and after I done apt-get dist-upgrade I keep receiving this ''Could not find rake-11.2.2 in any of the sources Run bundle install to install missing gems. '' When I do ''bundle ...
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Editing Gnome3 Top Panel

I'm using Kali Linux 2016 and for some reason the Gnome Panel seems to be locked and I cannot edit it in anyway. After a little Google search I found this page and tried all the solutions suggested on ...
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Aircrack-ng not showing any data packets

So I have been having a lot of trouble with aircrack-ng lately, so long story short, I updated my Kali Linux and aircrack-ng to 1.2~rc4, and now there's just a bunch of 0's under #Data when running ...
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Mount Ubertooth one on Kali 2

I followed the build guid (here). When doing a lsusb, I see the Ubertooth: Bus 001 Device 003: ID 1d50:6002 OpenMoko, Inc. But hciconfig -a returns nothing. There is a red LED on on the Ubertooth ...
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Installing Broadcom Wireless Drivers for Chip BCM4360 on Kali Linux

There are a fair amount of Kali Linux tutorials I have gone over in order to attempt to get the wireless drivers on my 15" retina 2013 macbook pro. None of anything that I have done is working. Any ...
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How do I setup an encrypted swap partition in Kali?

I am attempting to setup an encrypted swap partition on my Kali system, post-install. This system is also able to dual-boot into a windows 7 system that was encrypted with veracrypt. I have been ...
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Which Kali Linux kernel image should be chosen and why? What is the difference?

Among the following, which Linux kernel should be chosen and why? How does each of them differ from vanilla kernel? What is meaning of grsec, bpo, rt and dbg? What kind of functionality do they add ...
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Kali hangs on successful login

Kali is hanging whenever I successfully log in. It will boot, start X, and open a login prompt, but when I enter the root username and password, everything stops. No keyboard or mouse input is ...
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The packages to be newly installed are the same as the packages that should be autoremoved!

I am noticing a very peculiar thing just after shifting to Debian-based distros. root@Am-I-Helpful:~# uname -a Linux Am-I-Helpful 4.3.0-kali1-amd64 #1 SMP Debian 4.3.3-5kali4 (2016-01-13) x86_64 GNU/...
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Kali Linux Rolling not getting powered off and neither restarts

Kali Linux Rolling doesn't get powered off, neither does it restart! When I attempt turn off / reboot, the system freezes and does not respond. A black screen with nothing visible keeps on displaying ...
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Kali Linux inverted scroll direction

I have a problem with my Kali installation. Since I have updated it today, the mouse scrolling is inverted. I have try the .Xmodmap method and also try to check 'natural scroll' option but without ...
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How to setup driver RT3070?

I want to setup the driver for the alfa adapter AWUS036NH. I opened the CD and got a file bunch of files one of them is the '3070 linus' which is what I need. inside I found 'RT3070_LinuxSTA_V2.3.0....
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TP-LINK TL823N Fail to Start in Kali Linux

I've a wifi card TL823N by TP-LINK which is based on Realtek rtl8192eu chipset. I've installed driver for that somehow but a new problem arises. The dmesg commands gives following output. root@Chirag:...
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How to create a bootable partition with an ntfs file system that is compatible with a Windows 8.1 boot USB drive

I've been trying to use fdisk and gparted and I believe that I have a suitable partition on /dev/sdb1. Here is my command list: fdisk /dev/sdb1 n (I filled the whole drive with a new ...
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Kali won't boot user GUI, xserver won't start, can startx via tty2, How to Solve?

I am having trouble getting Kali (as a vbox guest vm) to boot into GUI after updating to rolling release via dist-upgrade.. It appears to attempt to start X on boot as the screen attempts to resolve ...
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After installing fglrx, how do I install amdsdkapp, cal++, and pyrit in Kali Linux 2.0?

I managed to install AMD catalyst using your guide but I dont know what to do next - I want to use cal++ and Pyrit GPU Acceleration but I can't install them. My laptop configuration is Hewlett-...
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Attempting to compile any kernels, even vanilla ones, yields a certification error (continued from last thread) [duplicate]

(Accidentally lost previous account after crashing my computer without saving keepass information. Continuing thread here). I'm currently attempting to follow this guide in order to install the 4.5....
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Attempting to compile any kernel yields a certification error

I'm currently attempting to follow this guide in order to install the 4.5.7 kernel with Grsecurity on my Kali Linux desktop. I am following that list of instructions verbatim, except for the fact ...
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Login Screen Display Not Working

I'm running a kali linux 2 system with Intel HD Graphics 5500. It originally came bundled with GNOME 3 however I quickly changed to XFCE due to preferences. However in about 2-3 weeks of usage I ...
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Enable Scrolling and right click in trackpad in Kali along with keyboard backlight

I am new to this forum and Kali as well. I have a Macbook 13 inch 2015 model, and recently I installed Kali in it. I was able to configure broadcom drivers but even after googling a lot, I don't see ...
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Issue starting Google Chrome on Kali Linux 2016

In Kali Linux 2016: /usr/bin/google-chrome-stable %U --no-sandbox --user-data-dir & This it is opening Google Chrome, but I have to write this command every time I want to open Chrome. Is ...
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Kali Linux with Dual Monitors on Docking Station

I have a Lenovo Thinkpad P50 (Running the latest Kali OS) docked to a Thinkpad Docking station and the issue I am having is that it seems like the monitors and the laptop keeps switching from Mirror ...
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Live/bootable Kali linux from partitioned USB Hard Drive (Mac/OS X)?

I'm trying to boot Kali on a Mac from an external drive's partition (GUID Partition Map). The drive has 3 partitions, and I have data on the other 2 (that won't fit on my internal drive). I want ...
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How to access the internet with new usb kali linux live usb persistence

I have set the boolean in networkmanager.conf to true but I honestly don't know where to go from here. I was factory resetting Windows and it got unplugged so I've been trying to connect Linux (which ...
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How can I write raw data to a USB device

I'm attempting to write raw data to a USB device connected to my computer. I'm using Kali Linux, and I found the correct filepath: "/dev/usb/003/013" . However, when I try to write data to it I get ...
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how to fix this error when try ubuntu Repository on kali?

i am add also ubuntu Repository to kali and type"apt-get upgrade" , so it trouble like this: how can i fix this? i want to make it successful . just tell me where the file that make call : ID_LIKE ?...
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New battery not charging, driver issue?

I have installed Kali Linux on my Asus X551M. I have just purchased a new battery and installed it (It's internal on these crap machines). The UI shows that the battery is not charging. Furthermore,...
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Kali Stuck at Log in Screen After I Installed Veil-Evasion

I installed veil-evasion recently and after I reboot kali, it stuck at log-in screen. I'm entering my credentials but after that a black screen appears for a short time and it takes me back to the log-...
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How to install wifi driver in Kali Linux

I have recently bought a wifi adapter for Kali Linux (running on vmware). The wifi is showing on Kali, but not working when I click on "Turn On Wifi" -- the same option appears as before. If this is ...
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AWUS051NH v2 not injecting in Kali Linux

I have an Alfa AWUS051NH v2 network card, and my Kali Linux recognizes it, however it won't inject packets when I run aireplay-ng -9 wlan1mon. I have fully updated and upgraded Kali, but it still ...