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Questions tagged [kali-linux]

This tag should be used if your question involves Kali Linux, a Linux distribution based on Debian. Question 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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On Kali, by default terminal starts with root privileges, how to stop that? [duplicate]

On other distros when I open terminal, it is usually either ask for password or logs in with normal user priviliges, in Kali it logs on automatically with root. I want to stop that.
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Cannot use apt-get update: Repository … does not have a release file [duplicate]

I installed kali on my acer predator helios 300 alongside Windows 10. I couldn't get past the login screen because it gets stuck after entering the credentials. So I googled it and found the issue was ...
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Stuck with blank blu screen in kali after login! [duplicate]

I tried installing lightdm, xorg and other desktop environments but still doesn't fix the issue. I even tried purging/reinstalling gdm3, Didn't work too.
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airodump-ng wont work [duplicate]

I am running kali linux on a Raspberry Pi 3 B, I have tried endless methods of running airodump-ng wlan0 however it refuses to work. I set the wireless card to monitor mode no problem, I kill all ...
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Linux kernal 4.19.0-kali1-amd64 Black screen error on sleep [duplicate]

I am facing this error after I have upgraded my Kali Linux to the latest version that is (4.19.0-kali1-amd64). uname -a 4.19.0-kali1-amd64 #1 SMP Debian 4.19.13-1kali1 (2019-01-03) x86_64 GNU/Linux ...
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Unable to locate libssh-devel package on Kali 2018.4

If I try to install libssh-devel or libssh-devel I am unable to locate the package. I have updated and upgraded with apt so that all packages are now up to date, but still just get left with unable to ...
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getting error performing hydra password cracker “Error: DIGEST-MD5 realm from server could not be extracted” [closed]

Please let me know why this error comes while cracking password. Only clue I have is this Hydra Github, in that file, code shows that error . Error: DIGEST-MD5 realm from server could not be ...
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Can a custom Kali live-build image be built while running a live-build image?

I put the current Kali-Linux live-build on a fresh 32 GB USB drive containing a single partition spanning the entire drive by downloading and verifying the ISO then using Win32 Disk Imager to create a ...
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“Installation step failed” Kali [duplicate]

I've been getting into some trouble with Kali Linux. While i'm trying to install Kali on Vbox i've always get same error. Disk size is 20 GB and PAE/NX is ON. EDIT(1): For those who ask about ...
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Wireless drivers for macbook pro doesn't work anymore?

I've got a weird issue : I'm on kali linux on a macbook pro and the wireless drivers for mac are not working anymore. I think it has appeared since the latest update of the kernel or maybe the headers ...
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Is it possible to triple boot given the following partition state?

I have the following partitions on my drive: I have researched online that it's not possible to have more than 4 primary partitions. I am not sure these are primary partitions, so will I be able to ...
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Kali Linux Dual Monitor problem after last update [duplicate]

I have this problem-after last update of Kali Linux I've had black screen problem and fix it by downloading bumblebee but now I can't run Kali on dual monitors. Before the update screens were ...
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Wi-Fi isn't displayed (Kali Linux) [duplicate]

I installed Kali Linux along with Windows 7 (dual boot) and once it's installed I couldn't enable the WiFi so I inserted an external WiFi-adapter and they (the networks) did show up but I couldn't ...
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“Package 'libicu57' has no installation candidate” [duplicate]

I want to install .NET Runtime on my Kali Linux system, but I encountered a problem which I cannot solve. After following the instructions of the official Microsoft page (https://dotnet.microsoft.com/...
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(Kali) How to fix Proxychains? [duplicate]

When I am opening a website with the proxychains it will use 100% real IP and in terminal the proxies being used don't show up. I will post these 3 screenshots for exposing my problem.
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How to fix WARNING:root:could not open file livewallpaper '/etc/apt/sources.list'

I a trying to download livewallpapers, or something of that sort, and I'm not having any luck, is there a terminal command to fix this? ~# sudo add-apt-repository ppa:fyrmir/livewallpaper-daily ...
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Shrinking volume or creating new partition during installation of Kali Linux [duplicate]

I am trying to install kali-linux-2018.4 version. I want to setup a dual-boot system. so I have created a have new partition of size (29GB) for the installation of Kali linux. After passing the ...
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Kali Linux - Wired connection failing unless machine gets restarted

I am using the newest version of Kali Linux (2018.4) but I have the following unusual issue. If I boot my machine up with the ethernet cable plugged in, the eth0 interface works just fine. However, if ...
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Kali linux usb adapter [duplicate]

I have the RTL8812AU 802.11a/b/g/n/ac WLAN Adapter and it used to not be detected. I downloaded a driver to get it working. But now I can connect to the internet with it but after about ~5 minutes it ...
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How to install OURLINK AC600 USB wireless adapter in kali linux [duplicate]

I have a Nano USB Wireless Adapter (OurLink AC 600 600Mbps 5GHZ). And I did everything I can to install it's drivers in kali linux with no success. First I tried to install them using an install.sh ...
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Missing Modules (cat /proc/modules; ls/dev) unable to boot kali [duplicate]

I updated Linux and got this error message.
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Kali-linux default password for live session [duplicate]

I tried to install kali through Unetbootin but it failed. After that, I tried to go on live one, but without setting any password. It asked for that as default. I entered root as username but don't ...
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Cannot update software center repositories [duplicate]

There is an app in kali by name 'Software' which is empty. So i tried to install software center and this is what i got "You need to add the repositories first. Edit /etc/apt/sources.list and add ...
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Does my Wireless USB Adapter support monitor mode? [duplicate]

I have a TL-WN721N Wireless USB Adapter and it has Atheros AR9271 2.0.0.32 driver version. Is it possible to send packets and set the mode to monitor with this adapter chipset? I read on a post and it ...
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virtualbox…something is missing [duplicate]

After installing Virtualbox in kali 4.18 debian x64 I get this when try to run I get this: # virtualbox WARNING: The character device /dev/vboxdrv does not exist. Please install the ...
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problem installing curl [duplicate]

I am currently running kali linux(light, 64 bit) on a multiboot usb using YUMI and i'm trying to install curl but it needs additional storage, what should you suggest?
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Problem: error when installing wifi driver rtl8821ce for KALI LINUX operating system 4.19.13 (hp probook 640 g2) [duplicate]

Currently I am having errors when trying to download rtl8821ce wifi driver for my hp probook 640 g2 (kali linux 4.19.13 jessie ), In fact, I tried to understand and follow everything on the Internet ...
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apt-get update stopped working

I was trying to solve an issue of not having enough space in my Kali Linux and at one point I entered the command: rm -rf /var/lib/apt/lists I deleted everything in the lists directory and now when ...
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systemctl doesn't work from crontab

I'm trying to run a script calling systemctl from crontab but the command is not being executed. Other scripts work fine from crontab. The script works when executed in a terminal. This is the script:...
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Systemctl status always shows full log, even with --lines

1So, I'm trying to get the status of a unit, but only the first 3 lines like this: systemctl --user status resilio-sync --lines=3 I've tried various variations of this with -n 3 etc..., nothing ...
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Kali Linux - wlan0 not showing up in ifconfig, does virtual machine affect this?

I have Panda Wireless PAU07 - the seller says it is supporting Kali and Promiscuous/Monitor modes. However I am running on a virtual machine and when running ifconfig wlan0 or other interfaces do not ...
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Can't install wine on Kali Linux 4.18.10 [duplicate]

I can't install wine. I type apt-get install wine32 And I have this error Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Package wine32 is not available, ...
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Boot loader not working, Grub Rescue Mode is showing instead [duplicate]

i used to have kali linux with my windows 10 on dual boot mode hosted by kali grub bootloader. Both OS had their seperate memory in partition. Recently i went to my windows OS and removed/cleared the ...
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How to create a custom Kali Live Image with Startup Script? (No Persistence) [duplicate]

Most guides I have seen so far to create a script running at startup for kali involve running kali with persistence. I would rather have a script able to run on kali live boot, built into the ISO ...
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#include pcap.h make fails for hcxtools

I'm running the latest version of Kali on a VirtualBox, and I cannot get hcxtools installed. More specifically, I can not figure out how to get the dependency pcap.h. Running make in /hcxtools ...
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How to install wifi in Kali Linux single boot? [duplicate]

I have installed Kali Linux as single boot in Dell Inspiron and I am unable to use wifi. I have no internet connection to Kali Linux so apt etc will not work. lspci: 00:00.0 Host bridge: Intel ...
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Kali linux installation graphics messed up [duplicate]

I made a Kali linux installation medium using rufus, and live works only in forensic mode. And all other modes like install isn't working. It has to be UEFI: And his happens. I tried DD and iso, ...
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When i open firefox on kali linux, my computer freezes and i have to force restart [duplicate]

I went in /root/.mozilla and renamed firefox to firefox.old And that worked, but only once, after that every time i open firefox my computer freezes and i have to force restart, but everything else is ...
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Temporary failure resolving `mirror.fsmg.org.nz` when updating kali [duplicate]

apt update 0% [Connecting to mirror.fsmg.org.nz] Err:1 http://mirror.fsmg.org.nz/kali kali-rolling InRelease Temporary failure resolving 'mirror.fsmg.org.nz' Reading package lists... Done Building ...
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“Probing EDD” error when booting a live OS from a USB drive [duplicate]

I'm trying to boot into a Kali Linux live thumb drive on my Mid-2012 MacBook Pro, to partition a secondary internal hdd that has Windows (set up with bootcamp) on it (to install Kali in the new ...
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Changing dns domain name in Kali

I was having an issue changing the "dnsdomainname" after installing Kali. Usually I would set it from the beginning of it's installation. However I used used the vdi from the website and it comes with ...
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VMware doesn't recognize the path to linux-headers on Kali linux

I want install WMware 15, first problem, not found gcc-7.3, I resolved. But now WM don't found Header 4.18.0.-Kali3-amd64, but if I tape "uname -r" I find 4.18.0-kali3-amd64... I don't know where ...
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Linux Permission issue with vmware shared folder

So I am using Kali image in VMware workstation. I am using shared folder from windows 10.The issue is that all the files/folders in the shared folder have executable permission. I did ( 0755 all ...
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Unable to find any visible networks in Kali Linux (VirtualBox). Tried multiple solutions. How do I solve this? [duplicate]

I have Kali Linux installed from offensive security site. The virtualbox image was downloaded. It initially said that no wireless adapter found. I used compact-wireless-2010-06-26 to solve that. Now, ...
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Unable to read SD cards linux

I'm unable to read any SD card from Linux. I already tried both SD cards that I have here in different machines (windows and Linux) and they work flawlessly, I also booted from a live USB (the same ...
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How to enable the full screen mode for Kali Linux on Hyper-V virtual machine

I have successfully installed Kali Linux on Hyper-V. The problem is that the OS doesn't take the whole screen. It takes only part of it. How to make Kali Linux run on full screen (physical)?
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Nethunter terminal opening [closed]

First how I run this tools in my terminal like run a Kali nethunter or how I remove this all I already install tools in my terminal but I don't how I individuals run a tool in termux like I already ...
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Kali Linux kernel headers for 4.14.71-v6

I am trying to install kernel headers version 4.14.71-v6 (uname -r) for Kali Linux. I already did the common commands... apt update apt upgrade apt dist-upgrade apt install linux-headers-generic alt ...
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kernel headers linux not found [duplicate]

I can't get past the : apt install linux-headers-$(uname -r) Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done E: Unable to locate package linux-headers-...