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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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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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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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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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“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 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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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

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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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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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

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 works. ...
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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

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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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-...
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command fialed: operation not supported (-95) while enabling monitor mod [duplicate]

I bought a dongle which are Realtek 8812AU and I'm sure that the dongle could work on monitor mode but after I connected it to my kali Linux on virtual machine and I trying to enabled monitor mode, ...
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Bluetooth pairing timed out when not in use after a short time

I'm on a Kali (4.18.0-kali3-amd64) and I have an issue with my headsets when I pair them with the internal bluetooth of my computer : it disconnects itself when they're not in use continuously. ...
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Script: Writing mailbox SQL record based on system users

There's something wrong with this command or I'm not seeing my mistake. I also needed to exclude disabled users and users with UID over 500. This is the SQL command I need to use INSERT INTO `mailbox`...
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How to log in to my Kali Linux on VirtualBox? [duplicate]

I have installed Kali Linux on VirtualBox. When I try to login I got Incorrect password,please try again I repeated installation. I am sure that the password is correct. I downloaded Kali Linux ...
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Error apt-get update on Kali Linux System [duplicate]

I am trying to update the system, but the following error appears, what should I do? apt-get update Ign:1 http://dl.google.com/linux/chrome/deb stable InRelease Err:2 http://dl.google.com/linux/...
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Kali linux 2018.4 seems to be missing with me [duplicate]

I installed Kali Linux 2018.4 today. Its not the first time to install a Kali Linux but had to do it because I wanted to upgrade. Anyway, after I burnt the Kali Linux to my CD-DVD disk and I booted up ...
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DEAUTH_LEAVING error

I'm not able to manage this error [ 666.695694] wlan0: deauthenticating from xx:xx:xx:xx:xx:xx by local choice (Reason: 3=DEAUTH_LEAVING) I obtain the error only when I'm trying to connect to a ...
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tor installation [duplicate]

im trying to install TOR in my kali lunix but im getting this error root@Lunix:~# apt-get install tor Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Package ...
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Windows Subsystem for Linux: apt update error in Kali [duplicate]

I'm having trouble with the command: sudo apt-get update ,when I run it, I get the following message: Err:1 http://http.kali.org/kali kali-rolling InRelease Connection failed [IP: 192.99.200.113 80] ...
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Linux becomes very slow [duplicate]

I use Kali Linux since my first pc and the first version I used version 2017.1 and later updated to 2017.2, then I switched to 2018.3 . That's where I found that my system was getting sluggish. I have ...
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how to boot from external hard disk with ubuntu installed? [closed]

i've made a bootable ubuntu 17.10 USB in order to install it on my external HDD, the installation had been completed successfully and i got the ubuntu system in my external HDD, the issue is that i ...
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I am unable to start my Kali Linux [duplicate]

I did 'apt-get dist upgrade' and upgraded it. It was done 100% but it asked me to open the upgraded packages so I did yes and I went out for a work for 1 hour. But after I came I saw that my pc was on ...
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Wine Version 3.0.3 bug

I have a slight issue with Wine right now which is kinda annoying. Running on: Linux 4.18.0-kali2-amd64 #1 SMP Debian 4.18.10-2kali1 (2018-10-09) x86_64 GNU/Linux Wine works just fine except every ...