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 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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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Xrdp session opens same session as host and not starting on startup?

I've set up xrdp on my kali (debian) server to the best of my abilities following this guide and when I RDP to it from my windows machine: I have to manually start xrdp each time with service xrdp ...
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How can I set wallpapers for other users without logging in to their accounts?

I am working on a bash script that creates users from the root account. I would like to set the background for those users without logging into their account and changing it manually. I am running ...
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How can I expand my root partition on kali linux?

I need some space on my root partition that is getting full, so I used GParted to getting some space as unallocated. Now I want to expand the /dev/sdb1 but when I click to resize the buttons are not ...
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Blank screen wake-up keyboard shortcuts for Kali Linux Light (XFCE)

I configured my display settings in the XFCE Power Manager to Blank After 1 minute and Sleep after 5. What I found is that to turn the system back on after it blanks, I have to press Ctrl + Alt + F6 ...
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Google Chrome Kali Linux 2019

I installed goggle chrome on my Kali VM but it won't load when I open it. I used: wget https://dl.google.com/linux/direct/google-chrome-stable_current_amd64.deb apt-get install -f dpkg -i google-...
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Terminal dosen't start and says “bash: warning: shell level (1000) too high, resetting to 1”

My terminal have worked perfectly the last 2 weeks but suddenly after a restart I get an error saying: "bash: warning: shell level (1000) too high, resetting to 1" After 30 seconds it says: "bash: ...
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Kali linux is getting slower because of using python3 and multithreading

I have Kali Linux operating system, and lately i have been working with python scripts ( creating GUI using python and QT5) and i am using multiprocessing and multi-threading in my code. However I ...
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Installing NVIDIA drivers on non optimus laptop running Kali

I want to install the proprietary nvidia drivers on my laptop but I've read online that it's hard to do that with kali. I've seen multiple guides on how to do this but they're all for optimus laptops ...
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How to route all incoming packets to remote proxy?

I have a Wi-Fi hotspot setup in Kali. Interface wlan0 on 10.10.10.1/24. I setup an Android (10.10.10.2) to proxy requests through Burp on port 10.10.10.1:9999. This is done in the Android's Wi-Fi ...
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Kali linux having graphic drivers problems

I am using Kali linux . My Computer machine has two graphics cards Intel Corporation HD Graphics 5500 and Radeon HD 8670A/ R5 M330. Intel 5500 is acting as VGA compatible Controller and AMD Radeon ...
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error while loading shared libraries [Packet Tracer] kali linux

When I try to open "packet tracer" in Kali Linux, the result is : ./PacketTracer7: error while loading shared libraries: ./libpng12.so.0: cannot read file data: Error 21
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Why allow_url_include is Disabled? Kali DVWA

I have a problem with DVWA on Kali Linux. Errors: PHP function allow_url_include: Disabled reCAPTCHA key: Missing I installed according to the following commands: curl -fsSL https://download....
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How to install Nvidia proprietary driver on a dual-gpu laptop properly?

This problem has been bothering me for months. I have a HP Envy Dv6 laptop, in which I installed Kali Linux. It has a dual gpu system with integrated graphics (Intel HD 4000) and dedicated GPU (...
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Wsl kali startup

i set up sshd on kali,but i'm un able to set it up as an automatic process My server is 70 km far away i can Wake on lan the machine with my mobile,then i can not ssh cause Windows 10 pretend to give ...
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How to import multiple OpenVPN files to network manager?

I just subscribed for ProtonVPN, and they provided me with a bunch of ovpn servers list. I downloaded all servers ovpn confg files and now I have like 100 of them in a folder in my system. I ...
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lsusb shows USB WIFI NIC connected but no power to WIFI NIC

I have the following output with lsusb. What do i need to do to get power to my wifi card? iwconfig & ifconfig shows no wlan1 and i have no power going to the NIC. For more info see (detail on ...
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Weak WiFi signal on Macbook pro 2017 with dongle and airport on Kali Linux and Tails

I have installed Tails on my MacBook Pro 2017 using Live Usb and the wifi signal is very weak. I purchased a WiFi dongle thinking that it might solve the issue but unfortunately it is the same case ...
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airodump-ng doesn't show results

When I run airodump-ng to scan Wi-Fis around me, I get no output, like there's nothing around me. I have a Qualcomm Atheros QCA9377 adapter that's integrated in my laptop (Dell Inspiron 15) and i'm ...
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File sharig between Live USB Kali Linux and main OS

I have Kali Linux in my USB with an encrypted partition and I know that I can see the main OS files from Kali. But is there a way to "share" a folder inside Kali, so I can see and modify files stored ...
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Error when executing 'startx' in Kali Linux

I am getting an error when executing the 'startx' command: root@localhost:~# startx [config] failed to pre-init udev X.Org X Server 1.20.3 X Protocol Version 11, Revision 0 Build Operating ...
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Kali Linux doesn't recognize Nvidia GT220

I have an Nvidia GT220 graphic card that kali doesn't detect it. I refer to the following links but problem has not been resolved. When I install driver and reboot the machine, linux does not boot. ...
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“A stop job is running” for a long time when shutting down Kali Linux

When I power off my Kali system, it takes forever to power off. The stop job starts with 1min30sec but keeps increasing; So, I am not able to shutdown it properly and I have to force the computer to ...
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Nautilus doesn't open anymore

When I use the icon for nautilus, it seems to try to open, but then just gives up. When I type in nautilus into the terminal, it responds with: ** (nautilus:10331): WARNING **: 17:41:30.103: ...
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How tdo you add an unallocated space partition to your kali linux partition? (Kali linux dual booted with windows 10)

I am currently using Kali linux as a dual boot with windows 10. I cannot figure out how to allocate my Kali linux OS unallocated space that I have on one of my drives without reinstalling. I have ...
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How to make wine find mscoree.dll?

I'm getting this when I try to load up some PE binary for a cracking game under Kali. Getting it to run at all isn't part of the challenge. 0009:err:module:fixup_imports_ilonly mscoree.dll not found,...
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Proxychains reverts config file to basic default values after use it

This is about proxychains in Kali Linux. I use proxychains on my desktop without any problem, but when I try use it on my laptop I install tor, and proxychains, and I configure proxychains.conf and ...
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Stuck in initramfs

Earlier today I was downloading some files with smbclient, after downloading I did rm -rf * in the directory that had downloaded files but after that my terminal go inside // I wasnt able to run any ...
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1 NFC Device found but won't list it

I am running a VM of Kali Linux. I have an ACR122U NFC Card Reader. One problem I have been having is that when I attach the NFC reader to my PC and run nfc-scan-device -v, it returns "1 NFC device ...
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Macbook Pro VBox Kali Linux Wifi Not Working

I recently installed Kali on VBox and set my network settings in VBox to Bridged Adapter which seemed to allow wifi to work for 1-2 days. Now, I am unable to connect to the internet at all, and can't ...
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libnfc cannot find NFC Device

I have an ACR122U-A9 NFC Reader that I am trying to have connect to Kali Linux (that is running as a Virtual Machine on Windows 10). However I am having some issue with having nfc-list or nfc-scan-...
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problem with connecting to wireless Access Point with external wifi usb card

I've recently bought a usb wifi adapter(tplink TL-WN822N V5) and I've been using kali linux on my vmware (the host is windows 10) , the problem is I see my wireless card on kali(wlan0 is shown on ...
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Kali Linux error showing unmet dependencies

I'm getting the following error: The following packages have unmet dependencies: libwxgtk3.0-0v5 : Depends: libgtk2.0-0 (>= 2.24.0) but it is not going to be installed E: Error, ...
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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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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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apparmor=“DENIED” operation=“change_onexec” info=“label not found” error=-2 profile=“unconfined” name=“snap.slack.slack” pid=11613 comm=“snap-confine”

I'm trying to Install Slack for Linux and run it on my Kali-Linux, however while trying run it, I get following in my /var/log/syslog while trying to run Slack app. Sep 19 16:37:58 suey kernel: [ ...
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How to get Linux install on USB to show in Mac Startup Manager?

I started off by installing the full version Kali Linux on a USB drive. I went through the graphical installer and repartitioned the USB with /home and swap partitions so this isn't a Live USB, just ...
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VirtualBox 32 bit registers in 64 bit host

I am using Kali Linux(64 bit) on VirtualBox for programming purposes. If Debugging with gdb, there are 64-bit Registers. Is it possible to use 32-bit Registers in 64-bit mode? Because I want to work ...
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How can I use the contents of a file, and each line of another file as arguments in a bash script, for a command line tool?

I have viewed the other questions which, were helpful, but do not answer my problem. I am trying to write a script that can assist me with college work*. I have a file containing a hash which through, ...
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USB 2-1.4: device descriptor read/64, error -110

I can't seem to find any USB 2 error code list. I'm booting off Kali 2018.2 with Luks Encrypted Persistence. I can't get past to Fail Safe, GUI crashes everytime it tries to init. It seems to ...
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Rkhunter update skips checking some files

Upon entering the command Rkhunter --update in my Kali Linux distribution. The result is as follows [ Rootkit Hunter version 1.4.6 ] Checking Rkhunter data files... Checking file mirrors.dat ...
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mitmdump error /usr/bin/mitmdump no such scripts

I am trying to set intercept traffic from my phone using ARPspoof and inject a javascript header into the page. Before I started I entered these commands: echo 1 > /proc/sys/net/ipv4/ip_forward ...