I installed Kali Linux OS on my hard disk and set nothing as username and password. Now at the time of login it ask for
localhost username and password. I tried
toor as default but didn’t worked for me.
I had the same issue. However I did remember entering a password and most default username for Debain flavors are root.
- Username: root
- Password: toor (or the password you entered at installation)
Kali Linux Default root Password is toor
Default root Password
During installation, Kali Linux allows users to configure a password for the root user. However, should you decide to boot the live image instead, the i386, amd64, VMWare and ARM images are configured with the default root password – “toor“, without the quotes.
Source Kali Linux Default Passwords
Just encountered the same problem with a fresh Kali Linux install.
I chose to disable
root login, and create a user account instead.
Don’t remember giving a
But here’s an easy workaround to jump straight into a
root-shell without the password:
sudo su -
simple as that, now you’re free to change your root password: