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 can I get my wifi card TP-Link TL-WN722N to work in Kali-Linux VMware 12

As shown in the screenshot , i tried lsusb and iwconfig, none of them displayed my wifi adapter. I tried switching the USB ports and restarting VM. Performed the updates and upgrades. Its working on ...
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“Unknown digest” for self-signed certificate in Kali

I am trying to create a root certificate and add it to an EC2 server, but at the last step before the server part I keep getting an error saying "unknown digest CAKey". I am doing this in the latest ...
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Does running OS from bootable drive use half of the system RAM?

I'm going to make a bootable kali linux with persistence. So I want to know if running live OS from USB drive uses half of my system RAM? And if there's any better option than running from USB, let me ...
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Kali linux keep getting unmet dependencies libc6-dev-i386

I have tried to purge it and reinstall but it still give me the same error Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Package 'libc6-dev-i386' is ...
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Can't install Gpart in Kali Linux 2.0

When I ran apt-get install gpart, I got the following message: apt-get install gpart Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done You might want to ...
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Can't install synaptic in kali

Following is the error while installing synaptic *Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Some packages could not be installed. This may mean ...
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Kali linux unattended-upgrade does not work

It looks like unattended-upgrade does not invoke apt-get update. After I run apt-get update unattended-upgrade works as expected, but that defeats the purpose of using unattended-upgrade. $ sudo ...
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not able to add kali to bootloader

I have installed linux kali using following link on youtube. www.youtube.com/watch?v=KLj2yQPWZDk I completed the installation but in the end i am not able to add kali to bootloader. Easybcd software ...
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Kali Linux - No internet, neither wired or wifi

I have installed Kali Linux (dual boot on Mac Pro 15). When I login to my mac everything works just fine - but when I login to my kali Linux I do not have any internet connection. No wires or wifi. ...
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Kali won't save. Adding Persistence to Kali Linux Rolling

Normally I use my Kali Linux live usb boot using a 32gb usb stick. This time I wanted more space so I successfully wrote Kali Linux 2016 iso image onto a new 64gb stick using Win32DiskImager. I have ...
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How do I install libgcrypt11 on Kali Linux?

I've been trying to install adobe-brackets on Kali Linux but there's a file dependency (on libgcrypt11), and Kali Linux no longer has that file by default (I've read that it used to be there, but ...
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How to access the internet with new usb kali linux live usb persistence

I have set the boolean in networkmanager.conf to true but I honestly don't know where to go from here. I was factory resetting Windows and it got unplugged so I've been trying to connect Linux (which ...
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Error installing anything on Kali 2.0

I changed from 32bit to 64bit and i cant install anything. As soon as i installed the OS i used apt-get update and apt-get upgrade. Now everything i try to install i get the following error. Reading ...
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Kali linux low disk space after the installation

After I installed Kali Linux in Virtual Box I tried installing the Guest Additions on Debian. After I ran this command : sh /media/cdrom/VBoxLinuxAdditions.run I got a message that I had low disk ...
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Internal wireless card setup VirtualBox on Mac

Is it possible somehow to access the wifi of the Mac from VirtualBox. I haven't found any useful tutorial yet. I'm using a Macbook Air late 2017
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Kali Linux randomly sleeping

A few days ago I installed kali Linux onto my old laptop via a bootable usb, went through the install with no problems and booted into the OS, when I tried to log in the laptop screen would go ...
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No Bootable device issue after Installing Kali Linux - Acer Aspire ES1-533

I have purchased 3 Acer Aspire ES1-533 Laptos , I just tried to install Kali linux , created bootable disk using Rufus , and it was a GPT/UEFI compatible USB drive. But after my installation the ...
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install XBMC – Kodi Media Center on kali linux

I want to install XBMC – Kodi Media Center on linux and I used these commands to install it: sudo apt-get install software-properties-common sudo add-apt-repository ppa:team-xbmc/ppa sudo apt-get ...
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Kali Linux (Rolling) backport 4.4 installation problem?

I'm trying to install backport 4.4.2-1 on my Kali-Rolling vm machine but I'm getting the following error. I have no idea what went wrong but what I did was first install the linux headers using the ...
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Wifite Not Working

First when i open wifite it was showing "No device select or wireless card" then i search that problem on internet and i got solution that to download Compact wireless for kali linux version"26 june ...
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How do I uninstall/purge php 7.x completely? (Kali/Debian)

On my distribution of Kali (2016.2) there was a php package v7.0.11 preinstalled. I'd like to use version 5.6 instead. Could anyone guide me through on how to remove it? I've already tried, looking ...
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Backspace not working in kali linux terminal hosted on backbox using virtual box

I need to fix the issue of non-working of backspace in kali terminal as tried plenty of things like chsh -s /bin/bash and sudo chsh -s /bin/bash yourusername
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Can't log in to my virtual box Kali Linux 2.0

I just installed Kali Linux 2.0 on VB and I can't seem to remember the username and it's telling me the password I entered is incorrect. How do I fix this?
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How Fix this Issue rescue-ssh.target is a disabled or a static unit, not starting it

*uname -a Linux xxxxxx 4.18.0-kali1-amd64 #1 SMP Debian 4.18.6-1kali1 (2018-09-10) x86_64 GNU/Linux *apt list openssh-server -a Listing... Done openssh-server/kali-rolling,now 1:7.8p1-1 amd64 [...
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apt-get install without internet

i have kali linux that i run like vm. I want to run command apt-get install but i not have a internet access. witch kind of file linux expect? how can i put this file on some folder on the kali ...
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Kali Linux Live USB access to main SSD

I just installed Kali Linux on a Live USB and when I'm booting from it I can see all of my files from my main SSD from which I'm running Windows 10. What should I do so that my SSD won't be visible ...
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Kali linux laptop lock screen

Now I am trying to hack my router password, and I want to ask if I lock my laptop, the hacking procces still goes on? or I need to have my screen on. Thanks.
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Can able to install Linux Headers (Kali Linux)?

How to install Kali Linux header? I used this command apt-get update && apt-get install -y linux-headers-$(uname -r), but it was showing the below error E:unable to locate package linux-...
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Errors trying to execute a Metasploit script

I'm trying to run this exploit in Metasploit on Kali Linux. I have the file in the exploit folder, I just need to execute the script, but I'm getting some errors. This is the description from the ...
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'make all' command doesnt work on kali-linux

I am trying to set up monitor mode on Tp-link wn722n (version 3) following this youtube tutorial: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=urnUaNj3-sw But a few errors came up the moment I tried this ...
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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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Can not find dnsspoof in Kali

I am using the latest Kali distribution. I understood there supposed to be an application called dnsspoof. Where should it be?
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Kali Linux - Unmet dependecies

This is the code below. I tried doing apt --fix-broken install and nothing is working for me. apt-get install libgl1-nvidia-glx:i386 Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree ...
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Installing Kali Linux along with Windows 10

I have recently purchased an ASUS ROG GL552vw from UK and its pre-installed with windows 10, I'm trying to install Kali Linux as the second OS but the PC can't boot from CD/DVD or even from a bootable ...
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What is the name of monodevelop on Kali?

On a Kali Linux terminal, running apt-get install monodevelop I get E: Invalid operation install What is the correct package name I need to use in order to install monodevelop?