Questions tagged [kali-linux]

This tag should be used if your question involves Kali Linux, a Linux distribution based on Debian. Questions regarding Kali Linux should not be related to specific setup (installing specific driver, modifying sources.list...) but oriented toward usage of Kali Linux tools. Kali is often used for security testing and comes with a huge set of tools for that. It is not a general-purpose Linux desktop distribution.

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cant install a leafpad and gedit in kalilinux using sudo apt get install.......can you please guide me?

run apt-get update Command 'run' not found, did you mean: command 'runc' from deb runc command 'srun' from deb slurm-client command 'zrun' from deb moreutils command 'zun' from deb python3-...
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Why does my Kali Linux system suddenly restart at odd times?

My Kali Linux system suddenly rebooted at 19:05. It used to be rebooted at certain times. Where does the problem come from? Why does this happen? /var/log/syslog: Jun 22 19:00:11 sz dbus-daemon[1107]: ...
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I need help with my update not working [closed]

so, I try to use. sudo apt-get update (sorry for not being good with Linux coding. I'm new to coding so please go into detail on how to fix this) and I am met with this code Ign:1 http://ppa.launchpad....
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Kali OS Not found, not booting

I have Kali Linux installed on my laptop's SSD, I have another SSD on which I wanted to install Windows as a backup. The process was successful, but the next day I went to boot up my laptop (with Kali)...
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Kali goes to sleep even when running headless

My kali linux pc is going to sleep even when I do not have a monitor, keyboard, or mouse plugged in. How should I fix this? I am using gnome and gdm.
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Kali network issue

I'm beginner to use linux and i started using Linux with kali linux distro but I'm facing internet connection issue. On wifi option it shows "device not ready" i also use usb tethering, usb ...
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file /proc/kcore took up all free space in the system and and it won't let you install programs

I have Kali linux OS. When I try install dkms I have got this: └─# sudo apt install dkms Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree... Done Reading state information... Done The following ...
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How to make GRUB detects Windows boot partition?

I am using a dual boot Windows/Kali linux and since the latest grub update, the Windows entry was removed. The Windows boot partition works when I am booting from the BIOS, but somehow I can't get ...
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Issue accessing Kali Linux mirror with apt

I just finished installing Kali Linux, and when I ran sudo apt update, I got this. Does this need fixing? Ign:1 http://kali.cs.nctu.edu.tw/kali kali-rolling InRelease Ign:1 http://kali.cs.nctu.edu.tw/...
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Updating my kali 2017 to 2022

I newly installed kali Linux on my machine as main OS, when I tried sudo apt update && sudo apt full-upgrade to latest version of kali Linux, it downloaded, when I rebooted there’s no update ...
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Is it possible to create a MULTIBOOT USB with Kali + persistence?

I am using the Live version of Kali Linux and now I'm realizing that having persistence might be a good idea. There are some tutorials out there showing how it can be done on Windows and it looks easy ...
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How to reinstall packages that were accidentally deleted

So I was trying to fix my pulseaudio and I ran the following 2 commands sudo apt-get -f install && sudo apt-get -y autoremove && sudo apt-get autoclean && sudo apt-get clean &...
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Only one xterm window on Kali

I have a Kali virtual machine installed on virtualbox, that I use for some university assignments. One of those assignments required to start a small LAN using xterm, the professor gave us an archive ...
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Kali failed to start file system check on /dev/mapper/hostname--vg-home

Kali Linux 5.16.0 Lenovo ThinkPad G580 Intel i3 3110M @2.40GHz Mem: 8192MB whenever booting I am greeted with the message that the OS is in "Emergency Mode and that the root account is locked. I ...
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Kali won't load after installation

I need help to install Kali on a new Asus Rog Strix laptop (AMD Ryzen 7 6800h, NVIDIA 3060). After installing it on a ssd (400 Gb) separate from Windows 11, after rebooting and selecting the OS Kali ...
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Kali Linux | Social Engineering Toolkit | Email password incorrect

I recently started doing pen testing on Kali Linux and I've been having some issues with the software "Social Engineering Toolkit". I can boot it up just fine and use it just fine, however ...
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Kali Linux VBox Metasploitable Host-Only Adapter

I am now running Kali Linux dual boot with Windows 10 I have installed VBox on Kali, and I want to install Metasploitable on kali's vbox. But the tutorials I have seen on youtube says I need to enable ...
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Initramfs error when apt-get upgrade

I'm getting an error everytime i do an apt/apt-get upgrade. I've searched everywhere online for solutions but couldn't find anything Here's the error i get code: apt-get upgrade Reading package lists.....
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How to repair grub installation on Kali Linux

Hello i tried dual booting kali linux with ubuntu but this installation overwite my grub file I tried fixing grub using this and booting from live cd using this forum guide repair grub I ran the ...
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Kali Linux VirtualBox refuses to connect to Wi-Fi network

I installed Kali Linux on VirtualBox, but I can't see any available Wi-Fi networks. Sometimes it will show them for a second. I will type in the password for my Wi-Fi but it won't connect
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Linux Suspend wakes and goes black

Dell inspiron 14 5425 laptop goes to black screen after waking up from suspend (Debian based system - 5.17 kernel) System: Kernel: 5.17.0-kali2-amd64 arch: x86_64 bits: 64 compiler: gcc v: 11.3.0 ...
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syntax error python3 after updating and upgrading

When I run the command sudo apt update && sudo apt upgrade, everything upgrades as usual but towards the end I get the error /usr/lib/python3/dist-packages/pyVNC/Client.py:61: SyntaxWarning: &...
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in linux how to stop or suspend or hangup a job?

i am using kali linux and i want to know how to suspend or hangup or kill or stop a job without using fg command or ctrl+z
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Kali Linux Crashes During ibus Upgrade

When upgrading Kali Linux it crashes with: "Oh no! Something has gone wrong." When rebooting, the same error appears and I am not able to use the Kali OS anymore.
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How to populate DNS suffixes on Nmap hostname scans in Kali

I need a Kali box on my network to be able to properly retrieve DNS suffixes from the DNS servers when using Nmap scans. When I run Nmap hostname scans from my own machine, I can watch the traffic in ...
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update-initramfs is disabled (live system is running without media mounted on /run/live/medium)

I'm trying to install nvidia drivers by following steps in this site. But I'm unbale to update initramfs as the title says, its showing: I: update-initramfs is disabled (live system is running ...
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arp -a returns only one device on Kali Linux?

I'm running a Kali Linux live USB. I recently was unable to connect to my Wi-Fi network, but I found a Wi-Fi adapter that let me connect to my network and use the internet without experiencing any ...
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Auto change Password zulucrypt after unmount

I would like to Auto change zulucrypt password after each unmount. Is this possible and if it is how?
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How to make grub configuration persistent

I recently did some tweaking on my Kali Linux where I tried installing nvidia graphics driver and I had to disable nouveau driver. I tried reverting my changes by deleting /etc/modprobe.d/blacklist-...
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How do I connect to a Wi-Fi network from a Kali Linux live USB?

I am on a MacBook Pro and my primary operating system is macOS. When I am on macOS, I am fully able to browse the internet and connect to Wi-Fi networks, but when running a Kali Linux live USB, I am ...
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How to remove 2 or more linux distros on a windows dual boot to install ubuntu again

So I have two linux distros along with windows 11. Windows 10 was present first and then ELEMENTARY OS and KALI LINUX were installed. About a year later, since my pc was low on RAM and not doing good ...
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wlan0 disappears after shutting down VM [closed]

Yesterday I got a tp-link TL-WN722N. I managed to set it up correctly, and it worked fine until I shut down the VM and started it up again. wlan0 had disappeared and when I tried to set the adapter up ...
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Installing of Novnc showing errors in kalilinux-rolling as XOpenDisplay failed (:0)

I have used the following commands to use novnc apt install lightdm sudo apt install -y novnc x11vnc sudo apt update && sudo apt install -y kali-desktop-kde when i run this command x11vnc -...
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tcpdump in Kali Linux VM does not capture scp between two devices

Situation: I'm learning how to develop tests for a hardened server my company is developing for a client. The test configuration will consist of the test target (the server we're developing) and an ...
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im trying to install backports in my kali linux but im getting an error while using the code line " make list-defconfigs"

im trying to install backports in my kali linux but im getting an error while using the code line " make list-defconfigs".screenshot I have done both apt update and upgrade and search ...
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Increase terminal scale/size on Kali Linux running in VMWare

I have a high resolution screen and I'm running the downloadable Kali VM from their site. The problem is everything looks super tiny because of my host laptop screen resolution. In the guest Kali OS, ...
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Wi-Fi networks available but unable to connect Kali Linux

I just started using kali Linux and I am unable to get my Wi-Fi working. I am on a MacBook Pro and my Wi-Fi card is the Broadcom 43602. I have the drivers installed and the Wi-Fi networks appear when ...
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Switching from Ubuntu 20.04 to Kali without losing data

At the moment, I am using ubuntu 20.04 with a lot of packages and customization (i.e. bashrc and etc) which I need them for my work. I am thinking about using Kali, however, I do not have enough ...
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New installed Kali linux is not connecting to internet [closed]

When I was installing Kali linux on my pc, I realized DHCP can't be configured so I skipped that part. After installation I used ifconfig and saw wlan0 was there but after opening a website I get this ...
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Issues with apt repositories in Kali Linux, errors when updating

This shows every time I run sudo apt update. Is it an issue?
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Kali Linux 2022.1 Fresh installation DNS Problems resolv.conf missing [duplicate]

I am dealing with DNS Problems on my freshly installed Kali Linux Machine. I can connected to my Home Network, wired and wireless. I can also Ping my default Gateway and Google DNS Server 8.8.8.8 . ...
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fclose: no space left on device when installing kali linux on laptop

I'm trying to install Kali Linux on my laptop, and after partitioning it says fclose: no space left on device, though my HDD has 1TB. These are my laptop specs: I3-7100, 4GB RAM, 1TB HDD. I don't know ...
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Unable to negotiate with <ip address> port 22: no matching host key type found. Their offer: ssh-rsa,ssh-dss

I am trying to use the command: ssh -i id_rsa root@<ip> This gave me the error as: Unable to negotiate with port 22: no matching host key type found. Their offer: ssh-rsa,ssh-dss Also after ...
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Connecting to wifi using Alfa AWUS036NHA in kali

I am trying to connect to my wifi using my Alfa network card. I am using kali inside of vbox to do so. The network device is connected properly and I was able to monitor other wifis. My internet ...
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/proc won't mount in kali linux running under Android

I'm now using kali Linux on termux. I had several problems like /proc is not mounted, /proc permission denied, etc. ps -auxtells this: > root@localhost:~# ps -aux > > Error: /proc must be ...
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How to uninstall reaver packages

I have certain package such as Reaver v1.6.6 that I don't want at all. I tried doing: sudo apt-get remove reaver sudo apt-get purge reaver sudo dpkg -r reaver sudo dpkg -P reaver But when I write '...
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why right and left shift keys not working in kali linux

Previously I used windows 7, at one time the right and left shift keys were a bit strange, they did their job as functions, but when pressed right SHIFT the cursor would move to the very end of the ...
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debian login screen

It's not a big problem but I wondering why this happened. I installed 32-bit Debian without GUI as a primary OS but I added Kali Linux repos "add new source list called 'kali.list' with kali ...
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How do I fix connection problem with my Kali virtual box?

I have a Kali VM running, the lecturer wanted us to connect it to three other VMs which we did, the Network settings he wanted us to use were "internal network, 'internet'" which I am using. ...
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How to move files from windows into kali linux app [closed]

I want to move my openvpn setup from my computer into the kali linux that i downloaded from microsoft store. can people tell me how to do that? I only have terminal installed so there is no GUI, so i ...
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