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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Windows 8 not showing in Grub

Windows 8 not showing in Grub fdisk -l Device Boot Start End Blocks Id System /dev/sda1 1 1465149167 732574583+ ee GPT and here's what I see in gparted ...
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Dual boot win/kali - virtualize the linux partition

I have one HDD. 2 partitions with Kali and Windows 8. GRUB is installed. Both OS work fine. I want to remove my Kali partition, and get it as a VM in my Windows 8 partition (I'm using VMware ...
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Kali Linux: On install, designated root password cannot login - incorrect password

I found an old laptop lying around and I figured I would install Kali Linux on it to learn more about penetration testing and to try to break into my servers for practice and learning more about ...
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Start linux in text mode

I know that it ask so many time, how to boot Linux in text mode; but all solution that i got is on installed Linux system, not on fresh system. Is there any way to load any Linux in live mode in text ...
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Kali tools on Ubuntu [closed]

Okay, So I am new to UBUNTU, and have little experience with Kali and Backtrack! so I wanted to install ALL the Kali Linux tools in UBUNTU, not one by one, or just transform the Kali Linux into Ubuntu ...
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How to code for non-repeating authentication strings

In THC Hydra, when you put the URL, form parameters, and condition (authentication) string: <URL>:<form parameters>:<condition strings> If you want Hydra to stop when it's ...
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Extend Workspace on Kali using VMware

I'm using Kali on Windows via VMware. The web browser and other things sometimes seem too much zoomed in and I can't get to certain links or buttons. How do I zoom out or expand the area? (clicking ...
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Install SSL Certificate in Iceweasel

I'm using Kali on Windows. I downloaded the Burp Suite and I'm trying to install its SSL certificate onto the Iceweasel browser. Burp Suite, the leading toolkit for web application security testing ...
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How to install Ubuntu Software Center on Kali Linux

Each time I try installing *software-center * on Kali, I get: E: Package 'software-center' has no installation candidate
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apt-get shows important packages as “no longer required”

I recently installed Kali Linux in my system. It came with a preinstalled Iceweasel. However, instead of Iceweasel I wanted to install firefox so I followed this guide and installed firefox ...
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How to install Kali linux on to a specific (existing) partition on a USB stick

I'm endeavoring to put Kali linux onto a USB stick - I know it's already written up, but I'd like to use only a portion of the total space (the aforementioned link will use the entire drive space). ...
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Installing a light table(editor) in debian

I want to install lighttable programming editor in kali Linux(debian).I have downloaded the tar.gz version from here. But I am unable to install the light table .Please help in regarding this. ./...
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Gnome desktop environment stopped working in kali linux(debian based)

Gnome desktop environment stopped working after change in libudev.so.0 in /lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/ and showing error: cannot open shared libraries I am trying too hard to get rid of this problem but ...
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theharvester.py “No such file or directory”

I just installed Kali Linux as a virtual machine in VMware Fusion, and I was following along in Patrick Engebretson's The Basics of Hacking and Penetration Testing, 2nd Edition, in which I was ...
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Preparing USB drive for Kali Linux [duplicate]

I'm new to Kali Linux. I want to install it on my PC which is already running windows 8. I know how to dual boot a PC. I'll be booting Linux from a USB device, but while creating a bootable USB ...
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Is there a VPN client for Kali?

I'm pentesting a network using Kali Linux, however sometimes I have to be outside the network. I'd like to perform this via VPN if possible, else I have to drive home each time (10 miles, 15km) which ...
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Query about Quad Boot system

I have triple boot system with win7, ubuntu 13.10 and fedora 20 installed.How to quad boot with kali linux ? my hard disk is 750gb
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Kali Linux webcrawling with credentials entered

I'm looking for a tool in which I can provide credentials and it should login the webapplication and try to crawl to pages etc. I've found Vega but I have to enter a cookie. Is there a tool which I ...
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Kali (former BackTrack) installing dropbox

It might sound weird, but I've created a persistent (ext4) Kali live USB* and I'd like to install Dropbox on it (and maybe even Firefox). Since it's based on a very old Ubuntu version I thought this ...
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Unknown entries in Kali Linux wtmp log file

I have installed Kali Linux and I found some puzzling entries in wtmp log file. Unknown user logs in for a short while when I boot my computer or switch accounts and most of the time when I shut down. ...
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Unicode text doesn't appear correctly in shell

I'm using the terminal in Kali Linux and I try to type Arabic text the characters are shown but separated (appearance not correct) This what my shell shows me ex. لا ا ل ه ا لا ا ل ل ه, which should ...
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Pentesting from a virtual machine, hiding the host

I want to install Kali Linux as a virtual machine in VirtualBox for pentesting wireless routers and network hosts. I want to hide my host OS, which is Windows 8, so that other machines see my computer ...
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GRUB-EFI installation fails while installing Kali Linux in external hard disk

I was trying to install Kali Linux from a live USB to an 1TB external hard disk. At first I was unable to boot the live USB with my H2O Insyde BIOS. Then I converted my pen drive partition table to ...
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Is it possible to make a standard user that can gain NO access to root?

I've set Kali Linux as the OS on a remote PC. Users will be connecting to it via SSH and I want to prevent them from gaining root access or using su or sudo command. I'd like to disable a variety of ...
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Kali Linux Live USB boots into text mode. Unable to Start the GUI [closed]

I am booting kali Linux from the USB. But it boots me into Kali login prompt. When I provide the credentials for root. It gives me root prompt.root@kali. Any pointers please on how to boot into GUI ...
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modules make: *** /lib/modules/3.7-trunk-amd64/build: No such file or directory

I need to install Kali Linux updates without Internet access on my laptop. I think I need to do this because I'm trying to install the WiFi driver but I get an error when I try to make: make ARCH=...
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Where does Kali Linux mount smb shares

In Ubuntu I've noticed that smb shares are stored in /home/{user}/.gvfs directory. But In Kali there is nothing in this folder. So where is the SMB share folder in Kali. I've searched possible places ...
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Auto-delete LUKS Key-slots

After installing Kali with the Nuke feature I'm wondering if there's an easy way to limit failed login attempts by simply erasing the LUKS keys-lots. EDIT: I'm asking with the idea in mind to store ...
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Problems using NTFS file system with kali linux

Using kali linux 1.0 in dual boot with windows 8. I have an NTFS partition (D: on windows) I usually mount it on both OS. I face the following problem Windows disk repair utility keeps on reporting ...
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TT-Connect CT2-4650 CI doesn't initialize (Timeout?)

I've tried to get a Techno Trend TT-connect CT2-4650 CI running under a Kali Linux, where I suppose the kernel is about the same as on a current Debian. The compilation ran just fine. The kernel ...
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Installing Kali Linux dual boot Windows 8

I have Windows 8 currently installed on my computer I created a 350gb partition. I removed secure boot and enabled legacy boot sources, I booted into a live environment, installed Kali, everything ...
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Kali Linux + WIndows 8 - Cleared my master boot record, can't access Win 8

I'm not a linux power user by any measure and managed to screw up my MBR. Currently I have access to Kali linux, and GRUB is working fine (Kali installed without problems.) While installing Kali it ...
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Kali linux dual boot with win 8 64 bit is not working

I have Windows 8 64-bit installed on my Lenovo Ideapad. I tried to install Kali Linux to dual boot with Windows by downloading Kali Linux 1.0.5 32-Bit ISO and then burning it into my USB stick using ...
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Having issues installing Kali Linux in Virtualbox [closed]

Trying to install Kali Linux in VB and it freezes. I believe I have the correct version and a good ISO because it comes up and allows me to navigate to "install" Once I press enter, all that happens ...
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What is the difference between Kali Linux minimal and normal?

Generally the minimal versions of distros come with a fewer selection of packages. Is this the same for Kali Linux minimal? What packages will be missing from the minimal installation? Is there a site ...
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Aptitude installing jre

I am trying to install jre on my debian 7 kali box, but I keep getting these faulty errors. I tried installing it through aptitude and it fails at the end. The result is: dpkg: error processing ...
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Rogue AP channel hopping problem

I am able to set AP but despite explicitly setting channel for monitor interface and AP, AP frequency changes regularly. My setup: OS: Kali Linux 1.0 (booted from a USB stick) External network ...
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run gnome-mag on kali linux

when i want to run gnome magnifier with command gnome-mag it says command not found!! but when i want to install it by apt-get install gnome-mag it says that "it is already installed"!! Reading ...
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Compression Level Mksquashfs

Here I'm trying to create a squashfs filesystem but the resulting image is bigger than the original version and not because I added a file or anything as I only modified some configuration files. ...
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Traffic not being routed through Cisco VPN

I'm unable to use my school's VPN correctly in Linux. This is what I did: Installed a fresh x64 Kali linux (latest). Updated all current packages through apt-get Installed the required vpn packages ...
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How to connect to Internet in Kali Linux after changing IP address manually?

I have a problem in my Kali Linux. I cannot connect to the Internet after changing my IP address using this command: ifconfig eth0 198.168.198.130 netmask 255.255.255.0 up After this, when I open ...
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How to install Kali Linux without CD and flash drive?

I have download Kali Linux. But the size is too large for my flash drive, my flash drive is 1.8gb and the Kali Linux iso is 2.3gb. I use an Asus eeepc 1215p which has no CD/DVD drive. My machine was ...
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How can I compile DSniff on Kali Linux?

For some reason, Dsniff isn't found on my Kali system. So I downloaded the DSniff tar.gz file and extracted it on my desktop using: tar zxvf dsniff-2.3.tar.gz cd dsniff-2.3 ./configure && ...
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Mounting error while installing VM ware tools in Kali Linux

I have installed Kali Linux on VM Workstation.I want to install the VM tools but when I click "install VMware tools" from the VM workstation menu I receive this error at the guest OS window "unable to ...
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Installing CentOS and Kali as dual boot?

I'm going to install a machine with both CentOS and Kali. What are the steps to follow? Which should I install first CentOS or Kali? The issue I tried to run Kali as virtual machine however, it just ...
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GNOME Panel Completely Blank

I had rebooted my laptop running Debian while it was in a perfectly fine running state. After the reboot, I log in again, and the top GNOME panel is completely blank. I only have one panel as I use ...
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Running Open Vas via KALI Linux

We would like to run open-vas penentration test on a remote server and would no like to install it on the remote machine. Thus we have setup a Kali Linux Live machine for this purpose. So we first ...
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Kali Linux shows strange line of code using Bash command “set”

I have Kali8 installed - it is a Debian/GNU Linux ("wheezy") based distro - and when I use the Bash built-in command "set" to check my vars from X, like in LXterminal, everything works fine, but when ...
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iceweasel (firefox) browser re-installation

I uninstalled my browser (iceweasel) from Add/Remove Software option in Kali Linux.At the time of removal it asked for one dependent package also to be uninstalled that I don't remember. But now when ...
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System proxy settings not taking effect on Kali (debian 6)

I'm in the process of trying to configure TOR on a Kali installation, as a system-wide SOCKS proxy. I just did this successfully on Ubuntu, and it worked like a charm. I installed TOR & Vidalia ...