I have Kali Linux and I want to install shodan, but it gives me an error message:

$ easy_install shodan
-bash: easy_install: command not found

Can you tell me what can I do ?

  • As far as I know, Shodan is a search engine, not a program you install. shodan.io – Kusalananda Apr 13 at 11:35
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    Please note that Kali is a tool designed for experts. It is not a normal operating system and should not be used as one. The error you are getting is quite clear: you don't have easy_install. But if you don't know how to correct that, I would strongly urge you to use a different operating system. – terdon Apr 13 at 11:38
  • Does pip install shodan work? – Rui F Ribeiro Apr 13 at 12:32
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    easy_install is not installed. Put Kali down and step away. Chose a different distro for you first Gnu/Linux. Debian is good. – ctrl-alt-delor Apr 13 at 13:49

As @ctl-alt-delor points out, you do not have easy_install installed.

You have to do:

sudo apt-get install python-setuptools

And then you can already run:

easy_install shodan

An alternative I pointed out earlier in comments is also doing:

sudo apt-get install pip
pip install shodan

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