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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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How to make website working in kali linux? [closed]

I have given the name of adapter Realtek PCIe GbE Family Controller but whenever I ping it with ip address it works but giving website, it gives me message ping: google.com: Name or service not known. ...
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booting in text mode by using boot parameter in kali linux

I'm following the recommendation from an earlier question, which tells me, Use boot parameter systemd.unit=multi-user.target to boot in text mode. How do I do this? I can't access GUI so I need to ...
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kali linux stuck on gnome display manager [closed]

Everytime I start Kali linux, it boots nominally, until it reaches "[ OK ] Started GNOME Display Manager" where the Konsole gets stuck How to fix ?
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Kali Linux Does Not Start Up Properly

I'm a bit of a Linux noob, but have installed other Linux OS's before. Kali is the only one that has given me some trouble though. I've installed Ubuntu, CentOS, and Pop!_OS on different partitions ...
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Error dependency problems - leaving unconfigured after using apt upgrade command

$ ./start-kali.sh root@localhost:~# apt upgrade Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Calculating upgrade... Done 0 upgraded, 0 newly installed, 0 to ...
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How to get Wifi-Pumpkin to work?

I have searched a lot of places and posted the question to other places too. I open Wifi-Pumpkin, select the adaptor, and name the network; everything says it's ok. I press start at the bottom of the ...
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Internet not working on my kali-linux VM

I am setting up some virtual machines on Oracle VM using Kali-linux as operating system. When I create the first NAT network internet usually works but as soon as I do something like changing my MAC ...
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Can't link to gtk+3.0 after update of the GCC compiler

On my Debian 9 system with Code::Blocks IDE I used to compile and link fine my gtk+3.0 application. But after update to the newest Debian 10 the linker cannot link to gtk+3.0 correctly. Here are the ...
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openvas doesn't install due to an error in packages

While trying to install OpenVas in kali linux i got this error : Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Some packages could not be installed....
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Wi-Fi Adapter not showing IP Address [duplicate]

this is the result of "ifconfig" on my kali machine's terminal. eth0: flags=4163<UP,BROADCAST,RUNNING,MULTICAST> mtu 1500 ether 08:00:27:89:03:db txqueuelen 1000 (Ethernet) ...
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Incoming and outgoing traffic from kernel service from lan router connecting to internet

I have kali linux. I have outgoing on for ufw for port 53, https, http. All outgoing and incoming (all protocols) blocked by default. I am still getting incoming traffic from my lan which connects ...
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Kali Linux v. Debian

The following questions are based on Kali Linux rolling distributions after 2016.01. I have questions about the package flows and differences between Kali Linux and Debian: This Kali Linux Package ...
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Failed to import appliance NS_ERROR 80070057

I am trying to import Kali-Linux into my Virtual Box which is the latest version of Virtual Box and the most recent version of Kali Linux but get the following error: Failed to import appliance.......
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What's the difference between Kali Linux Large, Light and normal?

After the release of Kali Linux 2019.3, we can see that there is an option to download 3 different distros from the main page: Kali Linux Light 64-Bit (1.1G) Kali Linux 64-Bit (2.9 G) Kali Linux ...
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How to boot Kali Linux in GUI mode

I just installed Kali Linux MATE 2019.2 into VMware, and it boots in console mode. Q: Is this the standard behavior of Kali or has something gone wrong in my setup? I can start the GUI by typing ...
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linux-deploy-root-access-problem-with-kali-linux

I have installed kali linux through linux deploy on my android phone. When i try to ssh into the kali linux it’s ask for password if i give the password which was entered before installing kali linux ...
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Saving AND dual-booting Kali from USB

I'm currently running a Linux Ubuntu installation on my laptop, and we are doing CTF's at school so I need to have Kali available. However, I also need to customize my Kali (for preference) so I ...
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Kali Linux ppa:repository

How can I remove repositories in Kali Linux? I have tried sudo add-apt-repository --remove ppa:whatever/ppa But I don't know how to apply this to: Ign:1 //ppa.launchpad.net/noobslab/themes/ubuntu ...
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Error in installing zipalign

I get this error when trying to install zipalign root@kali:~# apt-get install zipalign Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done The following ...
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Is there any way to get algorithm of any Encrypted String?

File command shows that the file is of any type of ELF, Text, Ascii, source code. Is any there any command or tool to identify the possible encryption algorithm for a given String? or to find possible ...
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Kali Linux does not enable color profiles when I use a kvm switch

I have a computer with a generic Radeon card running Kali Linux. The install is a week old. When I plug the computer into a kvm switch cable, the only color displayed is the dark blue of the Kali ...
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apt-get update Failing

I am getting the following message when trying to run sudo apt-get update on my Kali virtual machine. What could be the cause? root@kali:~# sudo apt-get update Get:1 http://http.kali.org/kali kali-...
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GRUB boot loader not shown on system startup

I am using Windows 10 installed on SSD( 256 GB) and Kali Linux Installed on HDD(1 TB), After successful installation of Kali Linux, the GRUB bootloader is not displayed on startup. I am not getting an ...
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Can't Connect to Wi-Fi [ NetworkManager Looping ]

after installing Kali linux on my brand new laptop, installing update/dist-upgrade/Nvidia-Driver I reboot my computer but, The NetworkManager (Not network-manager) turn on/turn off my Wi-fi adaptator ...
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Issues with booting Kali Linux on new AMD Desktop

I am having an issue booting up my Kali Linux VM I am running via VMWare Workstation. I am getting a ton of failures when booting up and never starts up. This is the first time I have tried running it ...
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Kali Linux: USB drive cannot be formatted by cryptsetup; Device is in use: error code -1 “wrong or missing parameters”

I am trying to make a Kali Live drive with a 32gb flash drive, using LUKS encryption for the persistence, following the instructions on this page: https://docs.kali.org/downloading/kali-linux-live-usb-...
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Configure an EFI boot menu for multiple Linux distros on an external SSD? (MacBook Pro)

I’m recently new to Linux but coming from a macOS background, I like the look and feel of Linux and it’s very powerful. I bought an external SSD and installed Kali for a career in pentesting (via ...
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Kali linux - Crontab @reboot is not executing

I'm on Kali Linux with VERSION_ID="2019.3" uname -a Linux kali 4.19.0-kali5-amd64 #1 SMP Debian 4.19.37-6kali1 (2019-07-22) x86_64 GNU/LINUX Trying to execute adjust_timezone.sh placed in /...
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Skypeforlinux won't launch anymore

Since of the latest updates (within the last two weeks) skypeforlinux stopped working and the only thing I find in the logs is [ 324.575813] traps: skypeforlinux[2487] trap int3 ip:555cb8dab847 sp:...
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Adding proxychains

When we use proxychains , we have to manually add socks4 or socks4 proxys to proxychains.conf file. Is there any other way to add these proxies and update them automatically? Tool or bash script?
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Kali Linux Debian /dev/sda1 low disk space after the installation [duplicate]

After I installed Kali Linux in Virtual Box, I tried installing the Guest Additions. After I ran this command: sh /media/cdrom/VBoxLinuxAdditions.run I got a message that I had low disk space. How ...
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When the computer boots, it gets to the grub command line

So, a few days ago I installed Kali on a dual boot with Windows. My main drive (250gb ssd) has Windows, my second drive (2tb hdd) has a 40gb partition with Kali installed. Now, whenever I boot my pc, ...
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How do I debug port 445 being filtered on one interface only

I'm trying to figure out why my port 445 is being FILTERED on ppp0, an openfortivpn VPN. I first found this problem when trying to run impacket's smbserver, and found that while smbclient -L 127.0.0....
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How to setup properly Clover EFI?

I need a little help to how to setup Clover Bootloader - to handle a dual-boot on a late 2008 unibody Mac(Intel dual-core 2GHz, 4GB). This Mac is already containing two partitions - see below - but ...
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Showmount command not found in Linux kali 4.19.0 - Having trouble installing nfs-common

I get the following error while tring to install nfs-common. Package 'nfs-common' has no installation candidate Related posts also talk about install nfs-common which gives the above mentioned error....
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My pc cannot boot past grub [Kali Linux]

I have Kali Linux installed on my hp envy as the primary Os. No dual boot. I had issues with the bios and got it replaced and reprogrammed. My PC now boots past bios, into grub. It even gives me a ...
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How to recover kali linux after removing windows 7 from dual boot

My system was like this (https://i.stack.imgur.com/EuubO.png) I was using Windows 7 and kali linux on dual boot most of the time I work with linux then I thought I should remove the window 7 and ...
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cannot ssh from phone to laptop, but can ssh from laptop to phone

I have kali Nethunter 3.0 installed on my Nexus 6p device running android oreo, and i have latest version of kali directly installed on my Lenovo Thinkpad T460. I have two seperate networks for ...
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Failing to install Kali Linux - SQUASHFS Error

I am trying to install Kali Linux 2019.2 - amd64.iso using live installer. I am using Graphic install and it is failing at: Install the system I have checked all the documentation from Kali.org and ...
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rEFInd doesn't show Kali installed on a usb drive

I have installed Kali on an USB from an old Macbook pro 2015, I had installed it in such way (so I thought?) as when plugged into any computer, the boot menu would show up the Kali. Kali shows up ...
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unable to install dirmngr

I'd gone through this question but dirmngr isn't getting installed as i can't install dirmngr i am not able to install updates or upgrade my kali. ERROR: E: Failed to fetch http://http.kali.org/kali/...
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Delete Dual Boot on Windows

I have Windows 10 operating system on HP Notebook laptop. I have installed Kali Linux on another partition and both the operating systems work fine (I am able to use both of them).Whenever I turn on ...
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Kali Linux 403 Forbidden [IP: 143.95.32.90 80] while running apt update

I know this question has been asked a lot of times but I'm completely stucked. I have tried everything that i could possible think of about it. I am not able to update kali linux. I have tried a lot ...
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Installing NORDVPN on Kali LInux

I just purchased a vpn through NORD and I am following the steps they layout on their site but it is not working for me. Steps: Get the NordVPN repo setup .deb package You can Download the file here ...
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Kali Linux (old install) will not boot

Thank you to everyone for the advice, I have tried everything I could think of but nothing seems to solve the problem. I will format the drive and reuse it. I have this horrible feeling the drive may ...
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How to install kali into USB from a live DVD

I have searched everywhere on the net but all tutorials makes it seem like I must have an ISO for Linux to make bootable usb. Which currently I don't have. My condition now is that I have a bootable ...
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Is it safe to remove windows OS now that I have installed two linux distros?

I have recently installed ubuntu 18.04 (4 months ago) and Kali Linux (1 week ago) successfully alongside Windows 10 Pro. I used Rufus to get Ubuntu and the Win32 Image writer for the Kali distro. I ...
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How to delete hibernation files on deb based system

I have a Kali VM that is seized up, during booting it says "resuming from hibernation" and does not progress. There is no disk i/o. I am wondering if it is possible to completely delete the files ...
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Symbol 'grub_file_filters' not found on Kali Linux VM

After apt-get update; apt-get upgrade successfully on my Kali Linux VM, restarted to finish some installations and was taken to grub rescue mode. On grub rescue > ls, returns: (hd0) (hd0,msdos1) (...
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virtual box sees usb but failed to attach usb device on virtual machine?

I have same issue on kali and mint. I installed extention box and virtualbox guest additions. Install vboxusers: sudo groupadd vboxusers Add my username on it :sudo usermod -aG vboxusers ...