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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System error after upgrade [Kali]

I was doing a distribution upgrade on kali from 1.1.0 to 2.0 using: sudo apt-get dist-upgrade Upgrade was of 2 GB and after 1 GB download, I wanted to download openssh-server, so i did an apt-get ...
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Kali Linux doesn't detect my hard drive partitions

I wanted to install Kali Linux on my computer that is currently running windows 7 64bits, so I created a 200Gb free partition, made an installation USB key, and everything was running perfectly during ...
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Access Point Not-Associated : Kali Linux, and Airodump-Ng and wash command freeze

In my Kali Linux Airodump-Ng freezes (no wireless networks listed). Trying to execute a wash command also freezes. I can easily get my into monitor mode. How can I get the two to work right? I'm ...
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Rlogin prompting for remote password (Kali / Metasploitable)

I am following a tutorial that can be found here. http://www.kalitutorials.net/2014/05/metasploitable-2-vulnerability.html Specifically the "Remote access vulnerability - Rlogin" section. When I ...
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How to get an RPi2 running Kali to tether to an iPhone 5S?

I’ve got Offensive Security’s version of Kali Linux running on a Raspberry Pi 2 and I’m trying to tether it to an un-jailbroken AT&T iPhone 5S. From my research it looks like I need to install ...
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Live USB - Tails tries to boot but ends up booting into Kali Linux

I have a bootable USB drive with Tails and Kali Linux on it, among others. Kali boots fine. However when I try to load Tails, it manages to get past the Tails loading screen but then the Kali logo ...
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Network problem in Kali Linux

I booted my pen-drive with Kali Linux, when I am going to open live Kali Linux with that bootable pen-drive, my system is not connecting to any network like wired and wireless, so please help me to ...
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Live USB with Kali not booting

I created a live USB according to this instructioins http://docs.kali.org/downloading/kali-linux-live-usb-install. I run the dd command on a Ubuntu 15.04 machine to create the live USB. The operatioon ...
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How to solve the problem of OpenVAS not starting in Kali?

My OpenVAS isn't starting in Kali Linux. root@kali:~# openvas-mkcert One or more files do already exist and would be overriden: /var/lib/openvas/CA/cacert.pem /var/lib/openvas/private/CA/cakey....
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How come my Grub isn't initialised at the boot?

I dual booted Kali next to Windows7 and after a succesfull install I rebooted to not find an option to use Kali instead of Win7 in the BIOS. After having done some research I found out that Win7 has ...
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Can't login on Kali Linux after update, only via tt1

While running an update on Kali Linux, my machine crashed and things got bad. The GUI was messed up, so I ran sudo apt-get install gdebi The system was updated successfully, but now I cannot login ...
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grub booting problem

I have Windows 8 and Kali Linux installed. While i was installing Kali there's an opportunity to install grub and i did it. But i am unable to boot Kali Linux and even see grub menu as far as there's ...
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Broken System due to upgrading libc6

I am using Kali, and I tried to upgrade libc6, because it comes with a lower version than I need. After downloading the latest package from the debian repo (https://packages.debian.org/sid/amd64/libc6/...
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Cannot install AMD GPU driver correctly on a hybrid laptop

I was installing AMD gpu driver but the default display driver (Gallium 0.4 llvmpipe) wont get replaced. Btw, My laptop has both Intel and AMD gpu. The system uses Intel gpu by default with the driver ...
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Kali startx prompting GUI login after logging in already

I wanted to revert back to logging in by command line and starting the desktop by startx. I disabled gmd3 using chkconfig --del gdm3 and I was given the traditional way of logging in which worked ...
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Reaver keeps repeating the same pin on Kali linux

I am trying to crack WPA2 PSK via REAVER but the signal strength is under -50db. The Signal strength is full. It tries the same PIN again and again. I have a 2.4 Ghz wireless Adapter. Is this true? ...
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Error when booting Kali-Linux

When I'm trying to boot Kali Linux from an USB-Device I get this error: /bin/sh: cannot open /dev/tty1: No such file /bin/sh: cannot open /dev/tty1: No such file /bin/sh: cannot open /dev/tty1: No ...
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Cannot connect to wireless network with Ralink MT7601

I have been busy with my new Raspberry Pi B+ the whole day. I am trying to get on the wireless network. Here the steps I performed: Check on kernel # uname -a Linux kali 3.12.26 #1 PREEMPT Thu AUg ...
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Crouton with kali linux and external wifi adapter

Is it possible to make kali or linux installed with crouton to see the external wifi adapter so I can use it in monitor mode/etc?
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Broadcom driver on Kali Linux

I recently installed Kali Linux, switching from Scientific Linux. The only problem is my wireless driver, which doesn't want to install at all. lspci -nn | grep Net : 02:00.0 Ethernet controller [...
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Forensics on ipad .img wont mount in Kali

I am attempting to do some forensics on my iPad. I am following along with this article from sans.. on page 13 is the start of the Jailbreaking section...I would like to mount the image and then find ...
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Kali Linux won't connect to wireless network

I'm dual-booting Windows 8 and Kali Linux. On Linux, my wireless connection doesn't work; it keeps asking for the wifi password but refuses to connect. The same network works fine on Windows 8. Is ...
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Kali dnsspoof not redirecting

I am trying to do some "dnsspoof" examples in kali/linux.I set up a windows machine(client:192.168.1.24) and a kali/linux (server:192.168.1.23) I changed preferred dns address to server address in ...
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“X-Windows failed to start” after removing iceweasel (apt-get purge iceweasel $$ apt-get autoremove)

I use a Debian-based Kali Linux box. After I removed Iceweasel (apt-get purge iceweasel), everything was fine. The system worked. I then installed a newer version of iceweasel (apt-get update &&...
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Postgresql 9.1 - Kali Linux

I started to read this book : http://www.amazon.fr/Metasploit-The-Penetration-Testers-Guide/dp/159327288X And I have some trouble with postgresql 9.1 (in Kali Linux). When I start msfconsole, I ...
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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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How to run nmap from inside a chroot?

While I am trying to run nmap with privilege this message is showing: nmap: netutil.cc:3285: int route_dst_netlink(const sockaddr_storage*, route_nfo*, const char*, const sockaddr_storage*): ...
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Kali 2017.2 Graphical login fails

When ever I enter my user and password the same window comes back again and again. It wants user and password back to back. I did ctrl+alt+f3 and got terminal. I did: apt-get update apt-get upgrade ...
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Kali boot - gma500 trying to get vblank count for disabled pipe

I just finished installing Kali Linux on a laptop (asus Eee PC 1101HA). During boot, I'm stuck at this error: gma500 trying to get vblank count for disabled pipe. If anyone had the same problem, ...
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How To Reinstall Sudo, if it is not in the sources.list?

I accidentally (yea, go on, laugh) removed sudo from my linux.. Googling, I found the "apt-get install sudo" command. The problem with that is, that i get the message: Package 'sudo' has no ...
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Not able to run Cisco Packet Tracer 7.0 even if installation is successful

I use Kali Linux and I am having a problem in running the Cisco Packet Tracer v7.0. I have downloaded the PacketTracer70_64bit_linux.tar.gz file from www.netacad.com/group/offerings/packet-tracer/. ...
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GRUB, device not found, root delay problem

My Kali suddenly froze, when I reset my computer, I started getting GRUB's device not found error. After disconnecting and reconnecting my HDDs many times, I finally got it to a state where GRUB's ...
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Kali linux throws ' isolinux.bin missing or corrupt ' error using USB 3.0

I'm having the same problem as this question, with a Live USB Kali Linux with Encrypted Persistence. I've downloaded kali-linux-1.0.9a-amd64.iso from the www.kali.org for my 64bit machine. And I've ...
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Bluetooth not Working on Kali Linux

Well I had the problem that bluetooth was always off. I go to configuration->Bluetooth and every time I tried to put it on just returns to off a while after. I tried with this command: aptitude ...
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Dual boot windows 7 and kali linux

Once I had windows 7 on a internal HDD and wanted to install backtrack 5 on another internal HDD on the same PC. When installation completed, I rebooted and found only backtrack 5. I booted a live iso ...
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TP-LINK TL823N Fail to Start in Kali Linux

I've a wifi card TL823N by TP-LINK which is based on Realtek rtl8192eu chipset. I've installed driver for that somehow but a new problem arises. The dmesg commands gives following output. root@Chirag:...
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Activation of network connection failed. Kali linux v2.0

I can't connect to internet via wired, adding DSL profile with user and password. While installing kali linux 2.0 there was a warning telling that there is missing non-free firmware `rtl_nic/...
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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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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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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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Kali Linux : Failed to open session for virtual machine is failed on Windows 10

I installed Virtual Box 6.0 in Windows 10 OS and then downloaded 64 bit ova file for Kali Linux. I created NAT network for communication between host and guest operating system. When starting Kali ...
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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 ...