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 set env variable for yarn installed package?

I installed babel-cli package via yarn globally yarn add babel-cli global I need to set env variable.documentation says bin folder should be here ~/.config/yarn/global. inside there are 4 js files....
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Trying to make my USB Wifi adapter work on Virtualbox (Kali Guest, Windows host)

I'm trying to make Kali Linux run under Virtualbox, with my Windows 10 PC. I recently bought a USB WIFI adapter (Realtek RTL8812au), and I'm trying to USB passthrough the adapter to my Kali VM. Thing ...
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kali rolling install on External HDD problem

I encountered some problems after installing kalil inux to the external hard drive. I installed kali linux to a mobile hard drive.(Mobile hard drive is USB conversion SATA HDD ) Hard disk partition ...
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Kali linux crash on desktop

I made a Kali bootable USB drive with latest Kali release (Kali linux 64 bit, version 2019.1a https://www.kali.org/downloads/). Loading Kali and doing any action on desktop (like moving mouse for a ...
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Can't boot Kali with UEFI Stuck at grub-rescue

I had Ubuntu 18.04 on my laptop and just decided to try Kali. I downloaded Kali Linux 64 Bit and installed it using a live USB. Everything looked fine during the installation but I think I messed up ...
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Add openjfx class path in debian for Java11

Distribution is Kali Linux Java11 is installed: java -version openjdk version "11.0.2" 2019-01-15 OpenJDK Runtime Environment (build 11.0.2+9-Debian-3) OpenJDK 64-Bit Server VM (build 11.0.2+9-Debian-...
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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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Setting up the iio-sensor-local for a Myria MY8307 2-in-1 laptop (Basically a Chuwi rebrand)

I recently aquired a Myria MY8307 laptop/tablet. I decided to give Kali a try but right after installing I ran into a problem. When the login shows up my screen is upside down, and it continues to be ...
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Starting gui after nvidia driver update

So recently I replaced the nouveau driver with the nvidia cuda drivers. It took me a while to get it working but I finally succeeded and I can now perform calculations with my gpu. The only problem ...
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How to deal with blocking I/O reducing the performance to a crawl?

I have a computer which is experiencing some serious I/O issues. Software: Kali-rolling, Linux x86-desktop-1 4.12.0-kali2-amd64 #1 SMP Debian 4.12.13-1kali2 (2017-10-03) x86_64 GNU/Linux. But I've ...
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Ping source interface “ping: invalid source address eth0:1”

I have this problem, I have assigned an IP address to my eth0 interface, I would like to assign an IP address in the eth0: 1 interface. Now I try to ping with source eth0: 1 but it returns this error:...
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Leveraging ProxyChains when SSH Tunneling requires some set up, and im curious about the why aspect

Given information: I have root access to a machine on ip 1.1.1.1 and open up port 22. Instead of having to log into the machine again through an exploit to get root access AND to not install apps ...
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apt-key adv --keyserver is not working in kali linux

I am trying to install spotify in kali linux from here. But when i am trying to add key, it showing "keyserver receive failed: No keyserver available ". ~# apt-key adv --keyserver hkp://keyserver....
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How to get bcm4360 work on kali linux live persistent USB?

I have a problem with "Kali Linux 2017.2"; I installed it on a USB with live persistence however I cannot connect it to the internet wirelessly for some reason I cannot seem to get it to find the ...
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Define RAM disk size of a custom built kali iso when booted live

I'm building a custom kali iso and would like to define the size of the root / (tmpfs) partition when it's booted live from an USB. Is this possible? I've got 32G of ram, and the ram disk size is 50%=...
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AltGr not working as keyboard level 3 chooser

I have an almost fresh install of Kali linux as secondary system on my laptop, which has a standard German 101 keys keyboard. After install the AltGr was working perfectly well as a level 3 chooser ...
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Desktop doesn't lock when running Virtualbox

I am running Kali Linux as my host OS. To keep this host installation clean, I run VirtualBox to host a guest instance of Linux Mint. In the virtual machine is where I run a web browser, and install ...
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Hibernate does not work with Ubuntu and Kali Linux dual boot

After reading up and doing some research I found that slow bootup was due to shared swap partition. So I created a separate Swap for Kali using a bootable disk and then things seemed fine. But the ...
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Unable to write to partition

I have a dual boot system: Kali Linux + Windows 10, on two different partitions. There are two other partitions I use for storage. They are accessible. I can mount them, but I'm unable to write to ...
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“make” error while compiling TPlink wm722n driver

I have downloaded the Tplink wm722n V2 driver from the tplink website. when i tried to 'make' it give me a error... "******************************************" "NO SKRC,we will use default KSRC" "***...
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Kali Linux on Macbook 4 1

I've decided to install Kali Linux on my friend's Macbook. I've had an extra empty hard disk that I've removed from my old PC. First, I removed the old hard disk and inserted mine and thought I could ...
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Cannot write to/ cannot create directory (Read-only file system)

I have a dual boot system with Kali Linux and Windows. I have 4 four partitions, one with a Windows install, another with the Kali Linux installation and the other two left aside for storage of other ...
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Fix apt dependencies

I was trying to dist-upgrade my Debian based system. I have a lot of dependencies problem. I tried apt-get install <package-name>. But I get the same dependency problem reverted, like if it was ...
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GRUB loader not working w/ Kali Linux Dual Boot

I have tried to install Kali Linux dual boot following this tutorial. I followed all the instructions and everything worked perfectly. The only problem was step 25 when after restarting the computer ...
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Kali Linux won't boot on new PC

I had an old computer running Kali Linux, running one of the latest versions. Last week i got myself a new one, changing all the parts and buying new HDD drives. But I chose to preserve my old Hard ...
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Proper way of handling display error on Kali Linux + ATI Radeon

I've installed a fresh copy of latest Kali Linux onto my HDD. Booting it up for the first time, after the grub loaded I got a well-known issue of greyish screen with fuzzy lines that appear to be the ...
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Restoring broken Kali Live USB or Rescuing files?

I was trying to update my Kali live usb with the feature that restarts kali and when it boots up again it updates not through the terminal with apt-get. The update stopped by itself before it was done ...
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Not able to import cv2 in python2

There are already some answers for this question, but nothing is working for me. I am using Kali Linux, have anaconda 4.3.1 and python 2.7.13 installed. Initially, I was able to import cv2. Now, it is ...
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Ubuntu 16.10 akwardly slow at booting up after kali linux and Windows 10 triple boot

I had Ubuntu 16.10 and Windows (ubuntu's grub as bootloader) on my laptop, yesterday I decided to install Kali with it too, so I shrank the Windows 10 partition of 60 gb and filled the created space ...
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Terminal doesn't open after doing “screenfetch”

My problem is: I can't launch terminal in any way after using screenfetch. Term is looking like opening, cursor changes, but no window appears. I'm using Kali Linux 2.0 Rolling. Ways to reproduce the ...
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Harddrive dynamic /dev/sd* naming error

I have one new and one old computer. I was installing Debian based Kali distro v.2016.2 with DVDROM onto my old computer. During my installation, I did the partitioning, my main HDD was /dev/sdb ...
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Adding Linux to GRUB boot menu in UEFI mode to dual boot with Windows 10

I have a Dell Inspiron 5559. At present it is booting in UEFI mode with inbuilt Windows 10. I need to dual boot between Kali Linux and Windows 10. I followed the many tutorials online but they all ...
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proxychain unable to resolve ip address

I have my proxychains configured as strict_chain proxy_dns http 172.16.20.2 3128 because I can access internet through 172.16.20.2:3128. But running the proxychains gives me the following error ...
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How to make Dropbox keep the credential on Kali Rolling persistence Luke encrypted?

I'm using Kali Rolling distribution on USB stick with persistence Luke encrypted partition. Every think work great but I have only one problem: Dropbox is constantly asking for credential at reboot (...
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How to hide the fact that I have Kali in the boot partition of my encrypted system?

I have an encrypted Kali installation. I don't want to share the fact that I am using Kali, hence my intention to try hide any trace of Kali in the boot partition. How can I get rid of every kali ...
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Kali Linux hangs on boot after hard reset

I had to perform a hard reset after my machine became unresponsive. Now when I try to boot, it hangs as shown in this image: . I am able to boot into recovery mode, so have access to a terminal I can ...
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Execute shell script after successful connection with server

create a server on port 790. This should be a listening port in continuous mode which runs something which tell you how many files can be found in /root. When you are counting you should ignore hidden ...
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How to re-enable Nouveau After installing NVIDIA Graphics Driver incorrectly on Kali Linux

After seeing tutorials on kali.org for NVIDIA Drivers and install it: apt-get install -y linux-headers-$(uname -r) apt-get install nvidia-kernel-dkms It is written to unable Nouveau and update GRUB ...
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Kali on RPI, can't upgrade Kernel and install current headers, or find old headers to build

I have a Raspberry Pi 2B and installed Kali Linux 2016.2 with kernel 4.1.19-v7 that I downloaded from the Kali website. It is working well, but for some utilities to work, I need to update my wireless ...
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Kali installation problem UUID

I installed Kali on a partition and am trying to load it using gummiboot from a different partition. Gummiboot finds linux and starts to load it. Startup then throws a series of errors about a ...
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unetbootin and dd command does not work when booting the usb, stuck on black screen with underscore

after creating a live usb with kali linux, both "dd" command and "unetbootin", the USB does not boot in my other computer in which i have kali linux installed as well. When I select the USB from the ...
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Why does my network connection keep disconnecting?

I have successfully installed Kali Linux on my computer, but, upon installing it, I faced the problem of my network connection being extremely slow and disconnecting all the time. So I looked on the ...
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Operation not possible due to RF-Kill

I think I've looked at any other thread that asks this question - I am stuck with this problem for quite a while. When I boot my system (Kali Linux Rolling) there is an error in Raise Network ...
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Kali Linux: cannot login to desktop

I was running Kali Linux 2.0 Sansa. I did the Kali Linux apt-get update && apt-get upgrade To upgrade to Kali 2.0 rolling edition now I cannot log in The user name and password still work ...
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Can't boot Debian from USB

I'm having a few problems installing Debian 8. I created a bootable USB using dd if=iso-file.iso of=/dev/sdb, then I changed the BIOS settings to boot from the USB stick, but when I reboot, nothing ...