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Can't boot Parrotsec anymore, not sure what to do about it

In attempting to switch to Windows 10 I appear to have tampered with an essential partition. Currently, parrot loads for a bit and then goes to a black screen filled with cryptsetup errors such as: ...
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How to fix this problem “SMBus host controller not enabled” in a VM Parrot OS with WMware

I´m having this issue, running the VM with Advanced options for Parrot GNU/Linux and recovery mode I'm reading and search, but whole related with the issue don't work for me. I cannot use reboot, ...
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How to resolve chroot. Bin /bash not finding the file or directory

After Windows update, grub bootloader is not showing up. So I have followed the exact steps from https://docs.parrotlinux.org/trbl/trbl-grub/#3-now-you-have-to-mount-the-partitions so the steps ...
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Parrot OS on Virtualbox cannot connect to Wireless network

I have an Atheros AR9271 USB wireless adapter. I can use it to connect to wireless networks on my host system which is Ubuntu 18.04. I mean, there is no problem with the device. Virtualbox recognizes ...
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Installation Errors when replacing parrot OS for centos 8

I am a software tester and I am interested in penetration testing. I am totally newbi in linux. I bought a HP laptop so I could use it for linux, the problem is, when I was reading about penetration ...
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How To Use fping Command With Subnet Format Like 255.255.255.0 In Parrot?

I'm working on a script project to detect ARP spoofing. Firstly I need to find all my local area network neighbours. I'm using fping command to find them all. The command im using: fping -a -r 0 -g ...
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Sandboxing in parrot os

I want to know how parrot os has implemented sandboxing of apps so efficiently..I would like to use similar setup in ubuntu for only firefox..Is there a way by which i can use the same profile of ...
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Is there an interactive firewall on Linux, one that gives popup on anything trying to connect to anything?

I used ZoneAlarm and a few other programs for a long time on Windows, just because I could control anything from system services to any software connecting to any IP address. I don't find the idea of ...
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Parrot OS screen flickering

I have installed Parrot OS on my Asus ROG laptop with Windows 10 (dual boot). When I am using the Parrot OS, sometimes the screen just starts flickering until I move the mouse.  GUI apps not working ...
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How to change linux terminal prompt to match ParrotOS

I know that terminal prompt can be changed using PS1="prefix" and I know how to set it permanently, that is not a problem. I am just wondering, how would I set it to look like in parrot OS? ...
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Wierd issue when using nouveau drivers

So I recently purchased an Asus rog g531gt and I tried installing latest Kali kde and parrot kde is on it. So the system works fine when I turn off the nouveau drivers in the grub. But I don't do that ...
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My Windows partition got overlapped with Linux LVM

So this happends when I want to setup dual-boot ParrotOS and Windows. When I want to install Parrot, I accidentally select 'use all disk and setup LVM' (not encripted) and I noticed that and click ...
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Parrot OS applications cannot open shared libraries

I have a Parrot OS Linux Distribution, and I recently installed Cinnamon Desktop Environment. Many of the MATE applications were uninstalled, and I wanted them back. I opened Synaptic, and I installed ...
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apt full-upgrade using much more space than warned on live usb

I have a 32G live USB running ParrotSec 4.7, with a 25G encrypted partition. I went to upgrade the system using the following. sudo apt update sudo apt full-upgrade -y When I run full-upgrade, the ...
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Sudenly, firefox is not opening at Parrot OS

I was using few times Parrot OS live booted from RAM or USB as well. Firefox is the web browser built in and my favourite by the way, so I used it. Unfortunatelly is not working properly anymore. I ...
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Airgeddon is not giving the handshake, despite it seems that it capture it

I was using few times Parrot OS live booted from RAM or USB as well. I have started the learning path with the basics, so I tried to grab handshake of my own wifi networks. I succeded few times, but ...
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Linux System Desktop Completely Frozen

Running an up to date version of ParrotSec OS under VirtualBox. System has been running fine for weeks. My desktop is now completely frozen, no mouse or keyboard input, no special commands can be ...
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I wanted to fix my hard drive bad sectors but it keep saying I/O error inreturn

So, I was messing up the Windows paging value and accidentally set it to 30Gb and made my PC blue screen. Then I can no longer boot into Windows or GNU/Linux (I have dual boot setup). Luckily I still ...
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iptables command is not accepted in parrot OS

I created my own chain called test. I want to insert a new rule in the chain that drops all packets to an IP address at a specified port. sudo iptables -I test -j DROP -d 130.x.y.z -dport 24 The ...
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ParrotOS 2019: How to change trackpad to fit a lefty?

I am lefty here. How do you change the mouse usage in Parrot Linux 2019 to be left-handed? Specifically the trackpad... I have changed the 'Mouse Orientation' to 'left-handed'. But the trackpad is ...
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Why is my external SSD not recognized?

Okay so. I am running Manjaro on my Lenovo Ideapad 300-15IBR and I bought an external SSD. When I plug it in to the laptop, it works; I can read and write files on it, on USB 3.0 and USB 2.0. ...
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Problem in Deleting Previous OS and Installing Parrot OS

i had installed parrot os by deleting window 10, Parrot OS stopped working after a few days because of some problem in installation. Now i want to DELETE the previous Parrot os and reinstall it via a ...
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Stuck in BusyBox initramfs while booting Parrot OS 4.7 I don't know what to do

I installed Parrot OS 4.7 on Dual Boot with Windows 10 and this happens during booting I tried deleting the partition and reinstalling Parrot OS again but still the same issue! As you can seeThe image ...
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Customize Parrot OS applications menu

I have just installed Parrot OS and I was wondering how you can modify the application menu that appears above. This layout is something like this: And i want something like: MyTools BruteForce ...
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How to change compositor getting in parrot os

I recently installed parrot os. I have screen glitch as soon as I login. On googling the problem I found this solution: https://community.parrotsec.org/t/live-parrotos-screen-tearing-glitch/5671 My ...
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Initial boot hangs after a successful install of ParrotSec

I have a late 2011 Macbook Pro and I'm trying to boot Parrot Linux Security edition for the first time after a successful install. I've edited the boot options to eliminate all options EXCEPT ro and ...
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How to type and display different languages in Parrot Security OS?

I've tried downloading the SCIM input method program. Normally I should be able to press CTRL+Space to switch languages, however, this hot-key is not working. How to enable Korean language typing and ...
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trying to make a persistent usb for parrot security 4.5.1

I have been trying to make a persistent usb for parrot security os 4.5.1 apparently the youtube tutorial i have been using is outdated (linked below) if anybody could tell me what i'm doing wrong here ...
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Computer restarts when booting Parrot OS

I have an old Laptop (Samsung R610, 4Gb RAM, Core 2 Duo, SSD 275GB). I chose Parrot Security OS, to try the features they offer. Installed the 64b version, and chose at first the default options as ...
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How to install Ubuntu Software Center on Parrot OS? [duplicate]

I m using the latest Parrot OS. I would like to install the Ubuntu Software Center, so that I can install/uninstall my packages easily. Is it possible to install the Ubuntu Software Center on Parrot ...
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Parrot Linux boots to black screen with blinking underscore: Can get shell with ctrl + alt + F1

So I recently moved around the Linux swap partition and resized the root partition of my Parrot installation on my hard disk to increase available space. After applying the edits with GParted I haven'...
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Parrot OS: “Failed to start Light Display Manager”

i have recently installed Parrot OS on virtualBox, the installation was successful but as the system started booting, it stopped showing "Failed to start Light Display Manager". here is the systemctl ...
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Trying to triple boot iMac

Recently I installed Parrot Security OS Home 3.11 on a late 2006 iMac5,2 (OS X 10.6.8, 2.5GB RAM, 2.33GHz Intel Core 2 Duo) which already had a bootcamp partition running Windows 7 Professional x86. ...
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How can I change the login page background to dark?

So I'm using Parrot Security OS (Mate based UI), and I accidentally change the theme, but while I switch it back, the login page's background (the small box where you chose user and enter password) ...
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What is the Debian version Parrot Security OS 3.11 based on?

So I'm using Parrot Security OS (aka ParrotSec, Parrot OS), and I'm going to install VirtualBox, but as I go through the release note of ParrotSec 3.11 (newest version) there isn't telling you that is ...
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Boot partition problems

I am using Parrot OS and as I was installing my upgrades and updates a warning came up and said my boot partition was completely full. So, I clean up some files and try to install the upgrades again ...
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Parrotsec OS unable to run apt-get and got some errors with dmesg

I install parrot OS and when installing a package i found this error. It is the the same when I try to install any package. Reading package lists... Error! W: Not using locking for read ...
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2 Linux Bootloaders but only 1 linux OS is installed, Something weird happened

I Reinstalled Linux Parrot Security 3.9 Kernel Version 4.14.0 86_64 over an installation of Kali 2017.3 (ironically same kernel version of Debian right now) 4.14.0 86_64. Now I partitioned the HDD ...
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Monitor Blinks after boot up on Parrot Security OS and not getting started

My monitor is just blinking and not getting started. I've waited for a long time but no result. Reboot doesn't work also. any solutions?
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How to create multiple files with basic content - Parrot Linux

I wanted to know how I can create x number of files with content in a folder? For example: I want to create 250 files with basic content in my files test folder located in my home directory. All I ...
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Where is root directory - Parrot Linux

Need some assistance as I'm trying to learn how to do some simple scripting. I run command line as sudo. I then run the mkdir bin Afterwards, I create a test file using vim newtestfile.sh I'm ...
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Trying to install dual-boot Parrot OS 3.5 on Sony Vaio UEFI

I'm trying to install Parrot OS 3.5 on a Sony Vaio laptop, as a dual-boot alongside Windows 10. I have no trouble installing from my bootable USB, but Grub doesn't seem to be able to load it. I don't ...
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Debian unable to find bootable device

I am trying to install Linux Mint (ubuntu based) and Parrot OS (Debian based) on two separate SSDs. Mint works great I have installed it and it booted with no problem. Afterwards, I switched internal ...
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After Parrot os update Busybox v1.22.1 initramfs error

I was upgrading and updating my Parrot os 3.2 yesterday. After the restart I get Busybox v1.22.1 initramfs error in my screen: Now I have read some where that I must use a live usb so I did that and ...
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BeEF does not start in Parrot Security OS

I'm having problems, I wanted to follow tutorials on the beEF (Browser Exploitation Framework) tool, but it just does not run. When I start it by the terminal, it should show the control panel in the ...
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Deleted file still remains same in the media device i mounted

Deleted file still remains same in the media device I mounted. I am using Parrot Security OS live mode, where I have mounted a partition to delete a file. Now I am not able to delete it. Option is ...