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Setting up a pentest lab with windows xp and kali as guest on virtualbox only one way connections?

So i have kali linux 2016 and windwos xp installed as guest in virtualBox the i followed an instruction on superuser for making the two guest talk to each other. Now windows xp is capable of pinging ...
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Setting up Metasploiable 2 network [duplicate]

I've recently installed Metasploitable 2 and I would like to set up it's network in the following way: I'm running Metasploitable 2 on a VirtualBox on my PC, and what I'd like to do is to be able to ...
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Dual boot error with Windows 10 and Kali Linux

I have a Windows 10 Toshiba laptop and I want to dual boot with Kali Linux. I have reached the point where you divide the partition, I used disk management to partition the free disk space, yet while ...
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No data packets shown in kali linux terminal using airodump-ng code [closed]

I have installed kali linux 2.0 in oracle virtual box. I'm using tp-link tl-wn722n as my wireless adapter. Whenever i write this code airodump-ng wlan0mon it shows no result BSSID PWR ...
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Wifi adapter not working Kali linux

I have searched alot and everywhere the issues are with the kali os ran through virtual machines. I have installed Kali linux latest version 2016.1 on my laptop. And its the single os on my laptop, ...
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Ethernet connection with proxy server in kali

I just changed my is to Kali linux from windows.My college provides me local area network,it had a proxy server(probably firewall).In windows I used to change proxy server which they gave in "change ...
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Remote Login Connection timed out

I have got two virtual machines kali rolling and security onion (linux distributions) and trying to exploit open ports of security onion from kali. Scan give me three open ports 22 (ssh), 443 (https) ...
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Kali Linux: wrong kernel. What to do? [closed]

What does this mean : Unable to boot- please use a kernel appropriate for your CPU what do I have to do ?!
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“Bug Pyinstaller” Payload Veil show prompt windows while I run it

Hi guys i have kali linux rolling Linux kali 4.5.0-kali1-686-pae #1 SMP Debian 4.5.5-1kali1 (2016-06-06) i686 GNU/Linux Python 2.7.12 Becouse if generate any payload with veil afther use easy ...
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How to configure hotspot with wifi dongle DWA-131 in Kali Linux

I've tried this tutorial https://cdn-learn.adafruit.com/downloads/pdf/setting-up-a-raspberry-pi-as-a-wifi-access-point.pdf to make a Hotspot in Kali Linux, but when i try to run hostapd with this ...
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Cant dual boot Debian Jessie and Kali rolling

I had a successful build of Debian Jessie on my laptop. Then i decided to dual boot Debian with Kali rolling. I made a bootable usb via rufus (on my windows machine) and started. At first it didnt ...
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Kali linux 2016.1 wont shut down before and after update

After pressing the shut down button with the mouse it logs out of everything but the PC won't shut down with an active black screen and no hard drive process. the way to shut it down is with pressing ...
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How do I uninstall Ubuntu 16.04 LTS in a triple booted (with Windows 10 and Kali Linux 2) and reinstall it?

I have recently installed Ubuntu 16.04 alongside Windows 10 and Kali Linux 2. I have messed up a bit of Ubuntu by unpacking a lot of .deb files and now having problems with unmet dependencies, and I ...
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Error during Kali Linux Android install

I'm trying to install Kali on a Samsung Tab S with Linux Deploy and during install it threw up the following error: Can anyone tell me how to get it working? Edit : Sorry about the low quality ...
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How to make a bootable windows USB in Kali Linux

When I tried to boot my PC into Windows 10 I got a screen with a sad face saying unmountable_boot_volume. After searching it said I needed a Windows 10 USB or CD which I do not have. I still have ...
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What is contained in the different built-on wordlists in Kali Linux 2.0?

What is the difference in the different wordlists that come built-in to Kali? I'm told that rockyou.txt is a popular one, but when I tried to crack my personal WLAN it failed since it didn't have the ...
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Admin needs root password

I recently installed it and since I am the only user the system asks me for root password if I want to install something or read any files. Always saying that I don't have permission to access. ...
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syntax to unzip rockyou.txt wordlist in Kali 2.0

I am trying to access the built in wordlists in Kali v2.0. In this link (http://security.stackexchange.com/questions/45850/wordlists-on-kali-linux) a fellow by the name of "d3lphi" gives the code to ...
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How to change luks passphrase for Kali Linux 2.6? (debian)

I saw a couple other questions concerning this question, but their details didn't match my situation. I simply just need to change my current luks passphrase for a specific partition. I know what it ...
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Kali Linux on a Raspberry pi 3 model b - WiFi problems

Okay, so I thought for fun I would try out Kali linux to do some wifi cracking and learn about hacking and experiment. I was using Kali Linux 2.1.2 ARM img and I couldnt find anyone with the same ...
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grub not loading - bit different to most grub questions i can see

I know there are a lot of questions about this and I'm sure people are sick of seeing them but I can't see one that quite fits my situation so here goes. Originally, I was running the Win 10 upgrade, ...
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Not able to spoof Mac Address in Kali Linux

I tried the following to spoof my mac address:- ifconfig wlan0 down macchanger -a wlan0 ifconfig wlan0 up (Even tried to stop and start network-manager with the above command) I also changed ...
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Wi-Fi card not recognized by kali linux 2.0

My wifi card is not detected by the latest version of Kali (I downloded it yesterday) Network controller: Broadcom Corporation BCM43142 802.11b/g/n (rev 01) Ethernet controller: Realtek Semiconductor ...
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Kali linux 2.0 failed to connect to lvmetad.Falling back to device scanning

I added rolling repo from kali.org and did update and upgrade, then I rebooted,now I get following error on black screen Warning:Failed to connect to lvmetad. Falling back to device scanning. "disk/...
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Cannot connect to internet in Kali Linux

I have installed Kali linux in dual boot with my windows. At the time of installation I received an error that says:- “DHCP failed to auto-configure”. So I selected to install it manually and move up ...
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Reinstall Network-manager in kali 2.0

I've recently installed kali and i've also installed isc-dhcp-server .but network-manager stopped working and doesn't enlist any wireless network. If anyone has any idea about it. plz help .....
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Kali Linux Live CD Blackscreen/Not Booting

I am pretty new to Kali Linux (or Linux in general) so probably I won't understand ALL of the technical terms, but I will give my best. As introduction in my problem, I wanted to create a Live CD ...
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Dual Boot on fakeraid

I am having some issues with my MSI notebook: Currently there is Windows 10 installed in UEFI mode and the C: partition is Bitlocker encrypted. The Main disk is a RAID0 which is setup in the BIOS ...
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When powering down kali linux, I get the message “Other users are logged in.”

This is what is displayed: image of what is displayed I am currently logged in as root, so is root (console) a separate user? I just finished setting everything up so I can boot kali from a usb with ...
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Kali Linux Glitched Boot

I'm having a problem with Kali Linux when it should start the gui, my cursor is constantly flickering. When I switch to tty2 I'm able to login but then I get in the command line. When I do X I end ...
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Kali Linux on Acer R11

I just got this netbook Acer R11. I was trying to usb live boot Kali linux to it and when i got it to the desktop the wireless adapter is not being detected as well as the touchpad. Touchcreen and ...
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Facebook 360 Photos not working on Kali Linux 2.0

After the new big update of Facebook i tried it but it's not working for me, It is shows as a normal picture but the controller it shows up but not working.
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how the macchanger script actually works

How does the macchanger script in KALI Linux work? I believe that it changes the MAC of the interface in RAM so that the spoofed MAC is attached to the packet until the system is reset. How does the ...
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Kali VM not pinging Windows 7 VM but vice versa is possible

I have installed Kali and Windows 7 VM on Virtual Oracle Box. Its pinging fine from Windows to kali but its not pinging from kali to Windows VM. Both network are on Bridged Connection. Kali IP ...
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How can I install mdk3 on linux mint?

Every website that I look at has a different explanation and none of them seem to help me get this utility installed. Here are the best instructions I found and what went wrong. They are from the kali ...
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Kali linux booting to black screen after selecting “Install” or “Graphical Install”

I want to install Kali 2.0 on my laptop, it boots fine to the GUI part where you select the installation option, but when I select "Install" or "Graphical Install", it just boots to a black screen ...
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Mounting drives after removing Windows 10 and installing Kali Linux showing Error

I had dual boot Windows 10 and Ubuntu 14.04..Anyway I formatted the partition that Windows 10 Installed On and Ubuntu too..After that I installed Kali Linux as Primay OS Without any dual boot or OS ...
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Android SDK Kali 2.0

I'm trying to install android sdk on kali 2.0, when i tried to run android.sh file in dir:android-sdk-linux>tools, it opens the file in text editor, tried the "chmod 771" command but it doest worked ...
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My dual boot laptop can't find Wireless connections. (Kali Linux)

Here is ifconfig: eth0: flags=4163 mtu 1500 inet IP netmask 255.255.255.0 broadcast IP inet6 fe80::7a45:c4ff:feb0:5a51 prefixlen 64 scopeid 0x20 ether 78:45:c4:b0:5a:51 ...
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KaliLinux won't boot live from a USB stick

So I installed Kali onto a USB, and it is now registering as 'Kali Live' when I plug it in,(obviously unformatted) but when I go to boot from it, no matter which option I choose, be it live, install, ...
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Kali Live won't boot

So I decided to attempt to install kali on a flash drive, but whenever I try to actually boot it live, it makes a loud beeping noise, and I get a "Can't mount and detect CD-ROM drives." error, and I'm ...
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Is Kali Linux 2 broken?

This might be just on my part but I really doubt that. I'm running it in persistence from USB, the most notable problems come when trying to login as root, can't it just acknowledges test and even the ...
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Kali Linux is not showing on booting time

I have been installed the Kali Linux. Its successfully installed without any error. But after installation while, I tried to reboot the system to start the Kali Linux. There was no option showing for ...
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Finding Public IP of router on different LAN

Is there any possible way to acquire a public IP of a network without joining it's network? Let's say Router A is on LAN A, I'm connected to LAN B, and I want to access the login page of Router A ...
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network in kali linux on virtual box ,host is ubuntu 14.04 lts

Trying to start network on Kali Linux in VirtualBox. I tried: nano NetworkManager.conf changed manged from false to true after that for restarting, I typed service network-manager restart it ...
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Google Chrome not detecting Headset and Web cam in Kali Linux

My current version of your Kali Linux is(#cat /etc/issue) Kali GNU/Linux Rolling \n \l I am using google chrome from root user using this command gksu -u ysr google-chrome (there is another user ...
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How to download the Firewall in Kali?

I tried the following : 1) I updated the source list 2) updated and upgraded using sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get upgrade 3) used the command: sudo apt-get install gufw 4)...
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how to hide icons from the Desktop in Kali Linux (all folders in the root appears in the desktop)

I have asked this question before but from unregistered account which made me unable to answer any quires that had been raised I run many commands and I guess one of them made the following icons ...
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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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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 ...