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Second WLAN card not available in Kali 2.0 [duplicate]

I recently installed two of the same pcie wireless LAN cards into my HP 2710p computer with Kali Linux 2 installed. I can use one of the cards, but the second card is not available. I cannot find a ...
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Can't boot kali linux under grub2 (usb flash)

I split usb flash to three part: | For DATA | For Kali Linux | Persistence | Then i'm install grub on /dev/sdb2: sudo grub-install --no-floppy --root-directory=/mnt/linux /dev/sdb Write ...
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grub rescue mode on kali linux (usb flash)

Trying to create Kali Linux live USB persistance. Split the usb like this: || first part FAT for data || second part FAT for LINUX || third part for persistance|| Then set "bootable" flag in gparted ...
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Can we install WinUSB in Kali linux

I want to create Bootable USB flash drive for Windows 7. I am trying to do this on Kali Linux. The default program "unetbootin" in kali does not support for Windows. The another one which i found was ...
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Network setting for Kali linux host on virtual box

I am running Kali Linux on Virtual Box. I do not have an external network adapter on my laptop. I am currently learning to use Metasploit. In order to set the payloads I need the IP address of Kali ...
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GRUB multibootloader issues, Kali Linux

I am having a massive amount of trouble getting GRUB to setup multi-boot on my computer, I have 3 seperate drives, one with Windows 8.1, one with Kali Linux and one with OS X Install which is ...
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Kali 2.0 multiple issues

I've been experiencing a lot, and I mean, A LOT of issues with Kali 2.0. Have researched the Kali forums, the Internet and even people around that have experience in Linux (especially BackTrack 5). ...
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Kali Linux won't boot to GUI

I have Kali Linux V 2.0 installed for week. Out of nowhere I can't start it. I just get into safe mode login page and can't do anything from this point- can't type, move the mouse, nothing. Any ...
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System error after Kali Linux dist-upgrade

I was doing a distribution upgrade on Kali from 1. 1. 0 to 2. 0 using: sudo apt-get dist-upgrade Upgrade was of 2 GB and after downloading 1 GB, and I wanted to download openssh-server so I did an ...
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Runescape installation attempt on Kali Linux

I've been recently trying to install my fav game RuneScape on my Kali Linux machine. I know it is possible in Ubuntu, but is there any way of doing it in Kali Linux? These are the commands that are ...
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i have upgraded my kali linux to 2.0,now using old password i can't sign in into it [closed]

i,ve also changed my password from command line by editing the code,but still i can't sign in into my Linux by GUI.i've tried to login by ctrl+alt+F1 and it allows me to login but not graphically.
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How to access Metasploitable2 vm frrom a Kali vm?

I am just starting to learn Metasploit and trying to practice on a metasploitable2 instance. My host system is Ubuntu and I have 2 virtual machines set up in VMware Player. The first one has Kali 2.0 ...
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Kali linux 2.0 wlan0

I executed the following command not knowing that it would disable the wireless option from my settings. iw wlan0 del Is there any way to reverse the command? Any help would be really appreciated. ...
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Cant log in on kali linux

So I downloaded kali linux to a bootable usb drive and booted it up on my pc chose the graphical install and installed it, at some part it told me that it's going to wipe my whole hard drive and for ...
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How to succesfully install Kali Linux 2.0 on a MacBook Pro retina (2015)?

I want to install Kali Linux 2.0 on my MacBook Pro Retina (2015). I followed the offical doc/tutorial, but I cannot make it work. Problems: After installing refind, I am booting via alt-Key ...
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How to repair kali linux 2 sana after removing dash?

I want it to remove the dash to dock since I installed another one but I accidentally removed dash. When I open terminal there is no root@kali it's just a # mark. Now I don't know how to repair it. ...
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Kali 2.0 - No DSL configuration

I booted Kali from USB in order to install it, I was all hyped up about it, but I bumped into this big problem: when I go to Settings → network I click the "+" sign to add a new connection ...
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How to get mac address of a device using linux without using automatic tools?

I want to know if there is a method to obtain mac address of a protected(wpa 2 ) wifi hotspot or network without using aircrack -ng , airdump-ng,etc. But rather by some basic command.
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Kali Linux 2.0 shortcut command property

Kali Linux 2.0 released with awesome UI and performance. Today I installed Kali Linux 2.0 after installing updates I installed Google Chrome. Now The problem is that I cannot access chrome command ...
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vm freezes when I try to install vmware tools on kali guest

When I try to install vmware tools on my kali guest, It never finishes loading the vmware tools installation. The disc icon never appears and the icons on screen, along with the menu either disappear, ...
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unable to install vmware tools on kali

When I try to install VMWare Tools on VMWare workstation, my kali guest freezes up. It never finishes installing. When I try these links it freezes midway through the steps on each of these links: ...
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Kali Linux Starts and shutdown very Slowly

I Clean install Kali Linux 1.1.0a with Windows 10 and Andoiod X-86 in multi-boot fashion. After installing all updates i used it for one week without any problem. Today i installed Cairo-Dock and ...
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mfsconsole/kali linux - gain root access to unix system [migrated]

I am messing around with Kali linux, msfconsole and DVWA (Damn Vulnerable Web Application). I have successfully been able to get into the system (raspberry pi) by creating a php backdoor and uploaded ...
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Installing kali on usb with early 2015 macbook pro

I've tried a fee different ways to install but none work. I used the mac linux usb loader but I got an error "(unable to find a medium containing a libe file system). I also used the ...
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Installing new driver on Linux, missing the 'Build' directory

I recently installed Kali Linux on a very old PC, and since it doesn't have a wifi card I bought a Realtek USB wifi adapter. The adapter came with a driver to install, and I went to run the ...
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Wireshark won't open

I'm having trouble with wireshark on Kali Linux 1.1.0 when I try to open it the process bar loads to 100% and says "loading configuration files" but it gets stuck there. Anyone know how I can fix ...
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kali live usb not persistant

I've been searching a lot but can't find the answer to my problem. I made a kali linux live boot flash drive. I am using an UEFI system so I made the drive boot-able using this tutorial ...
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apt-get install / update command does not working

I am using kali linux and not able to update the packages. So I can't install any software. The error message says: Unable to locate package I've tried a lot but no improvements, kindly tell me how ...
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Unable to boot Kali Linux 1.1.0 using a bootable pendrive

I have made a USB livestick for Kali 1.1.0 with Win32DiskImager and tried to boot it in Windows 8.1. When I came to the boot order menu my USB was recognized as an EFI-device, but when I tried to run ...
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why aren't any alpha adapters windows 8 and kali linux compatible?

I did some research and almost every wifi adapter I found that is compatible with Kali works with Windows 7 and before. Does Windows 8 not allow Kali compatible wifi adapters?
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cant remove windows 8.1 and replace with 7 or linux

first of all, i tried to remove windows 8.1 which was build-in my system and replace it with windows 7. but i got blue screen which mentioned i need to disable shadowing and caching in bios. but my ...
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How to dual boot Windows 10 and (Kali) Linux?

I tried to install (Kali) Linux over a live usb stick (live .. > Application > System Tools > Install Kali Linux), but the with Windows 10 created partition of ~60GB won't be recognized by the ...
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wlan0mon instead of mon0 after applying airmon-ng in kali

i use Kali Linux and since two days ago it behaves weird when i switch my network adapter to monitoring mode. the command is : airmon-ng start wlan0 when you get IP a, it should be mon0 but instead ...
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Why can't I get wireless connections but I can get Internet on Kali Linux?

So, when I try to connect to a WiFi network on Kali Linux, it won't give me any WiFi networks. But so long as the windows WiFi is connected, it will give me internet. So, I know the WiFi works ...
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Kali Linux Wireless MacBook Air (Early 2014)

I have an early 2014 13in. MacBook Air that I recently dual-booted Kali Linux onto. My problems is that the wifi will not work, and iwconfig returns only "lo". I have tried to install the broadcom ...
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Bluetooth Capture Interface missing on Wireshark / Kali Linux 1.1.0a

I'm trying to capture local bluetooth traffic from my device running Kali Linux 1.0.0a with wireshark. However, the bluetooth capture interface is not shown. According to the documenation it should be ...
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Kali Linux 1.1.0a 64bit installation goes blank after selecting “install” from boot up Dell Inspiron 7348

Not my first install of Kali, I've done it on my friends computers with UEFI. The problem I have is when trying to install on my computer when booting from USB, it beeps and presents me with a menu, ...
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Can't shutdown my pc runing windows 8.1 after an incident

A week ago after shutting down my PC, the next time when I turned it on again, it didn't boot. After reinstalling Kali Linux, it worked again, however all of the system apps were gone. That got fixed ...
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Updating Metasploit: Most recent modules

Is there a way on kali-linux to update Metasploit via git without msfupdate? msfupdate seems to not get all the most recent modules. In addition, when I clone the most recent repo on Metasploit and ...
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DD-WRT AP with ethernet bridge

Good evening everyone! I'm looking to host a wifi access point using my DD-WRT (Linksys WRT54G) with a PC running Kali Linux 1.1.0 (Debian) to monitor the traffic. Effectively the traffic would flow ...
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Kali Linux vpn installing issues

I have looked at questions about how to install a VPN on kali but I still can't get it to work for me. I used the following commands to begin getting the VPN. I am aware that there are more commands ...
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Kali Linux Live CD - Where is boot menu?

I have downloaded the torrent of the latest Kali Linux build. I have burnt the Disk Image to a DVD+R DL Disk, put it in my CD/DVD drive, and ran setup.exe. But when I boot my computer selecting ...
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how can i install Kali Linux on my toshiba, OS windows 8.1

I have been trying for days to get Kali Linux to install on my computer. Every time i try to install it, it says: THIS PROGRAM DOESNT SUPPORT WINDOWS 6.2.9200 SPO YET. I see that it clearly says that ...
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Kali linux empty desktop

OK so after a long time struggling with the booting problem, I finally started the Linux. But the Desktop is empty. I don't see the bar at the top (Application Places terminal bar). I can only see ...
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Compiling & installing tar.bz2 files failing again amd again

I got a new usb wifi device with a driver CD which contains four .tar.bz2 files which are: MT760U_LinuxAP...... RT5572_RT5372........ DPA_MT601U...... DPA_RT5572...... When I'm trying to install ...
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Can we install Other Linux softwares in Kali Linux

I am a networking Student and just moved to Kali Linux. For my University work I need some software like ns2/ns3. I know we can install them in Ubuntu. My Question is Can we install ns3 and ns2 in ...
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Changes like driver installation/update/upgrade are lost after reboot/shutdown in Kali Linux

I installed Kali Linux on my Dell Vostro 3446 in dual boot mode along with windows 8.1. I keep trying to update Kali and install device drivers. I installed the compact wireless driver and apt-update ...
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Kali linux mirrors displays

I have two monitors hooked up to my custom built PC. I have Ubuntu and Kali Linux installed in a dual boot configuration. On Ubuntu my monitors extend the view. On Kali the monitors mirror each other. ...
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How make kalibrate-rtl and rtlsdr-scanner work with my modem?

The modem is a d-link hsupa 3.75g dwm-156 . Documentation is here: Documentation When I try: root@kali:~# kal -s GSM900 -v No supported devices found. In this page there some AT commands may ...
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G++ Compiler Stalls [CodeBlocks]

I am using CodeBlocks under Kali Linux and the g++ compiler stalls. SOMETIMES, I hit compile and at the bottom I get the message: g++ -fexceptions ...etc build main.o ... and NOTHING happens. If I ...