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Booting Kali Linux On To A Windows 8.1 Tablet~

I am having some trouble booting kali onto my tablet, now my goal is a simple portable penetration testing machine that I can carry on the go. hmm where to start. Ok so I have created the bootable ...
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Wifi Penetration Testing adapter issue [on hold]

I have recently purchased an ALFA card that supports b/g . However when I took it for testing in a company I observed that they are using n there. Please let me know if any solution to this. Or should ...
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Can not change permissions while root

I use Kali Linux and discovered the following "problem": root@kali:/proc/self# ls -l cmdline -r--r--r-- l root root 0 May 27 13:43 cmdline root@kali:/proc/self# chmod 744 cmdline chmod: changing ...
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Cdrom failed to copy error with installing kali linux

Hello there when i am installing kali linux on my bootible usb drive it gives an error with the cd-rom. : Failed to copy file from Cd-rom Can someone help me plz?
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Kali Linux: Texts are squeezed

I am using Kali Linux and I installed gnome-tweak-tool for applying lid-close-action but after installing that, all the menu texts are squeezed now and also scrollbar in terminal is not there anymore. ...
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Can't seem to figure out how to encrypt Kali Linux post-installation

So I've been trying for the past few days now to encrypt my Kali install with LUKS. I've mostly been switching through different Linux distros to see what might be a good fit. I didn't choose to ...
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Restore Dual Boot of Kali and Windows 10

I had a working dual boot system of Windows 10 Pro / Kali Linux. After a memory upgrade I decided to upgrade the Win 10 from 32 bit to 64 bit which requires a clean install of Windows. I no longer ...
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Kali - Live Session has no Install Kali application

Good day all When attempting to install Kali to my HDD, Kali ofcourse being on my USB drive: I ran into 2 problems. Source of ISO : Kali Official Site v2016.1 //reason for point 2 1. From Kali ...
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Why does a USB Adapter set to monitor mode on Linux not capture non-WiFi traffic send on the same frequency (2.4GHz) as WiFi ?

I have a WiFi Adapter from Alfa that can function in Monitor mode on Linux. Once I set it up and run Wireshark, I am able to see traffic across other routers and devices. If there is a new protocol ...
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Impossible to modify Windows 10 drives from other OSs

I'm here to describe an interesting issue I've been facing today, in order to get some hints or solutions. My goal : access and modify one of my computer's Windows (10) system hard drive in order to ...
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airmon-ng not creating mon0 on kali linux

Whenever I try to use airmon-ng start wlan0, only the same thing as executing airmon-ng check happens, so mon0 isn't created. Here are dumps of what happened, when I entered ifconfig and iwconfig: ...
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How to install or upgrade to gnome v3.20.X in Kali Linux?

I am running gnome v3.18.1 on Kali Linux & want to upgrade to gnome v3.20.X. Steps I followed: apt-get update && apt-get upgrade && apt-get dist-upgrade apt-get install gnome-shell ...
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Kali Linux Stuck after installing on VirtualBox

I Installed Kali Linux on VirtualBox after finishing installation it rebooted and stucked and I can run Kali even I deleted and installed again new downloaded ISO Please help me
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Monitor mode disables Wi-fi Connectivity

After going through a lot of blogs and forums, I come to know that TP-LINK TL-WN722N supports Monitor mode for packet sniffing. So, recently, I bought the same and tried Monitor mode with the ...
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Kali Linux unable to load htc_9271.fw firmware

I am trying to use my TL-WN722N network adapter with Kali Linux on a Banana PI, however every time I plug it, dmesg gives me this error: [ 11.152949] usb 4-1: ath9k_htc: Firmware htc_9271.fw ...
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Evil twin method Fake AP is not alloting ip address

I am using tp link wn722n usb adapter for monitor mode and internet connection on laptop is by usb tethering mode. configured dhcp, mysql, apache2 and working But problem is fake ap is not able to ...
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Kali not recognizing graphic card on Dual Boot

I have installed Windows 10 on my PC, then I installed Kali. It is dual booting. Kali is not recognizing my graphic card. Of course the PC has two graphic cards. I have tried on every version of ...
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OpenVas Get_Many 1750 Error

I recently kicked off a large scan (~1000 hosts) of an IT environment and everything seemed good (Using Kali 2.0, VMWare). At about 11% of the scan, my session timed out and when I attempted to log ...
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How do I get a “my computer” icon on the desktop in Kali linux?

How do I get a "my computer" icon on the desktop in Kali Linux rolling edition 2016.1 and get access to the hard drives? I tried dconf-editor through the terminal, then I navigated to ...
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Kali Linux BCM4360 driver

I've recently made a Live USB bootable Kali Linux version to run on my Late 14 Macbook Pro. I was having trouble getting it to identify my network card, and found that it was because the BCM4360 ...
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Can't install Kali on a USB 3.0 SSD

I bought a USB 3.0 SSD to install Kali on it for a high performance external boot setup. Unfortunately, I can't select my USB SSD in the installation process. I tried it on my laptop, but also via a ...
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SSD died after BSOD

I was playing a game on Windows 10 when I got a BSoD telling me "Critical process has died", collecting the info took incredible long so I shut the laptop down via ACPI (waited for nearly 20 minutes ...
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Does booting from a LiveCD damage my files?

If I were to boot from my CD would it change my HDD OS or any data on my HDD? I am asking because I have a desktop on Windows 7 but I want to be able to boot on to Linux temporarily so I can test it ...
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why function “host” gives different results when using IP instead of domain name?

I'm learning DNS, and when using the "host" bash function on Kali, i get different results according that i give the IP adress or its domain name equivalent: host -t ns axis.com => ...
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How to set NVIDIA GPU Slowdown Temperature? (Linux)

How can I set the GPU Slowdown Temperature on an NVIDIA GPU (specifically, a GTX960M)? I'm running Kali 2.0, a Debian-based penetration testing distro. As you might be able to tell from the GPU ...
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Numlock on by default on Kali Linux

I am fairly new to this version of Linux. I have it set so that when it boots, it automatically boots into the GUI for the operating system. This means when I load up the OS I am greeted with a login ...
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Kali Linux USB Bootable UEFI Failure to find Flash Drive

Thanks for taking the time to view my question, I have been searching for hours (no joke) to have no avail. I got on my computer and decided to make Kali Linux bootable since Virtual Box had tooo much ...
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live boot usb wont boot with grub 2.0 installed on my kali linux sana 2.0

I have a Dell Inspiron 15 running kali linux 2.0 and ive had some issues with it that ive had to fix and ive decided that i want to try and run another linux distro such as arch or back box but when ...
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Kali linux 2.0 broken desktop menus

I want to fix kali linux 2.0 Desktop. I just see wallpaper on my desktop "Application" is missing on desktop Just seeing "Activities" and Speacker icon Battery icon . Missing Screen Recorder etc. ...
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Dual boot and USB Failure

I am currently trying to install two operating systems on my PC. So far I have Windows 10 installed on one hard drive with a secondary hard drive for data storage. On my third hard drive, which is an ...
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Kali Linux won't apt-get update, update server down? How do I change update sources

I'm running Kali Linux under Parallels Desktop 10 and the system seems to work fine when trying to ping any internet site or use a browser, but when trying to run the 'apt-get update' command it ...
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Oracle Universal Installer cannot continue installation if the user is root

I'm using Kali Linux. and trying to install oracle by running ./runInstaller but I'm getting the following error. root@kali:/opt/database# ./runInstaller The user is root. Oracle Universal Installer ...
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Airodump-ng Is Not Working

I am using Kali Linux to test some adapters. First of all, I don't know why, but I have a wlan0 and wlan1. I have tried both of them and I still have the same problem. So far I can issue the command: ...
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I installed phpmyadmin but can not access it on kali linux

For LAMP server, I install apache2, mysql, phpmyadmin. All installations went OK. But localhost/phpmyadmin does not show in browser. Browser shows blank page. I restarted apache server. But problem ...
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Kali Linux Installation Not Dectecting Unallocated Space

I'm trying to install kali linux but failed. I follow the steps that described Here. But it's not showing me Guided - use the largest continuous free space and after checking the partition. Kali ...
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Dual booting: 0xc000000e Windows Error when installing GRUB

Hi everyone! This is my first question so correct me please if I´m asking something wrong. So my Problem is: I´ve got a Lenovo E31-70 with pre-installed Windows 10 home 64bit and I tried to ...
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How do I install drivers on Kali Linux?

I am trying to setup a driver for Kali Linux. It is a Panda Wireless usb wifi dongle. But the problem is that I getting thrown errors when trying to compile the package. Here is the ...
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Vmware tools installed but not working on kali linux

I've successfully installed VMwareTools-10.0.5-3228253.tar.gz on Kali Linux rolling release 2016.1 1-I extracted it on desktop in new folder 2-I opened the folder 3-I opened terminal on that folder ...
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What should be the hydra cracking command for this?

This is burpsuite's output after entering fake user and password (admin, pass123) ## Burpsuite's output ## POST /login.cgi HTTP/1.1 Host: 192.168.10.1 User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; Linux ...
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Kali 2016.1 not working with Reaver with Alfa AWUS036NH

I went from Kali 1.0X to Kali 2016.1 and Packet injection seems to not be working on Alfa AWUS036NH (rt2800usb). I did a test between Kali 1.0x and Kali 2016.1. When I run Reaver in Kali 1.0x get it ...
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Kali Linux wireless configuration

I have been trying to connect to a wireless network through a Python program in Kali Linux 1.6, but every time I connect using the command call(["iw", "dev", "wlan0", "connect", "-w", 'ssid']) the ...
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How to add persistence to entire Kali filesystem?

So I've set up a live USB with Kali for pentesting, and I'm now trying to get persistence working on it. So far, the USB has been partitioned and an ext2 filesystem installed. When I open Kali, there ...
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Postgresql not connecting to anything such as msf and armitage

I'm currently running Kali Linux and all of the sudden postgresql has stopped connecting to things. my output for msfconsole is Is the server running on host "localhost" (::1) and accepting ...
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apt-get update not working: Signing/ Verification errors

When I run apt-get update I get Ign:1 http://dl.google.com/linux/musicmanager/deb stable InRelease Ign:2 http://archive-4.kali.org/kali kali-rolling InRelease Hit:3 ...
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nmap on metasploitable outputs all ports filtered

I wanted to get started with metaploit on kali. I have set up Kali Linux in VirtualBox and everything works fine. Then I set up Metasploitable 2 on vmwareplayer. Now when I nmap metasploitable it ...
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How to properly establish a connection to a remote host without router?

First of all, this is my first post, so please don't ignore this. You may have seen this question before. Before marking this as duplicate please understand my problems. I have many issues. I'm using ...
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Kali Linux Live CD (forensic mode) boot hangs when trying to load network interfaces

When I boot my Kali Live CD (2016.1) in forensic mode, it gets to the point of auto-log in for root, and then immediately tries to start loading the network interfaces eth0 and wlan0. When neither ...
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Reaver time out

Whenever I have tried to crack a WPA2 network, Kali freezes after 2 to 3 hours. This happened once to me before when I was trying to crack WEP networks after typing airodump-ng mon0 --write ...
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Bootable Usb Thumb Drive

I have a 'gotcha' type question. I want to make a Kali Linux bootable usb thumb drive on Mac. What would happen if I take it out after I boot into Kali? The reason I ask is because my wifi adapter I ...
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Reaver makes Kali freeze

I'm running Kali 2 and whenever I run the reaver command Reaver -I wlan0mon -b xx:xx:xx:xx:xx:xx -vv I come back in an a few hours to see that all net activities have frozen. The terminal doesn't ...