Questions tagged [kali-linux]

Kali Linux is a penetration testing distribution made by Offensive Security. It is based on Debian, and is the child of BackTrack.

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Did the Kali Linux Persistence just destroy my new usb drive?

Sometimes life just doesn't want you to go into a certain direction. Today I decided to get into Kali Linux, so I actually went to the tech-store to buy a 32GB Intenso USB 3.1 flash drive. Since I ...
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My Kali Linux is Freezing Randomly (Check description)

See My issue is that my system Os freezes randomly like for example I have opened a VS code and I'm writing a code suddenly everything freezes, I tried to see the CPU usage but I saw that even closing ...
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nmap scan on same target gives different results on different machines

I have kali Linux running on a VM from my Windows 10 machine and I also have kali Linux running on a VM from my Mac Book and both are connected to the same network. I performed a nmap scan on my own ...
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What can I use to limit non-adjacent duplicate characters in Crunch?

Am trying to generate wordlist 8 characters long. I have tried limiting redudant/irrelevant output through use of -d operator to limit number of repeating adjacent characters. I wish to further limit ...
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How can I use root account in kali linux 2020.2

I have a serious problem about unlocking the root account in kali linux 2020.2 Gnome. First of all, I installed kali linux 2020.1 vbox version and I was able to successfully use the root account there....
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Long list of threats in Windows Defender after using Kali Linux

I'm using Windows 10 v1909 and a month ago I downloaded Kali Linux on VMware on my PC. I recently did a full scan of my PC with Windows Defender, which resulted in a long list of threats (100+, most ...
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Kali Linux won't install Wise Tiger Wireless Adapter Driver

I have currently dual booted Kali Linux and I have a Wise Tiger WT-AC9006 wireless adapter. I have downloaded the driver from the company site and attempted to install it via the command line: ./...
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Unable to login in Kali Linux after mounting Virtual Box Guest Addition File to open in full screen

How can I fix this issue? It occured after mounting Virtual Box Guest Addition file into Kali Linux to open in full screen. I can't login now. As I click on login, a massage shows-- VBoxClient : ...
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Could somebody please help me remove or purge the content from “impacket”

Goal: To remove or purge the package "impacket. Problem: It doesn't find the package, yet, ls tells me it exist. Could somebody please help me remove the content from "impacket" so that I can re-...
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How do I play a video using skinless vlc player on kali linux boot?

I want to be able to play a video using vlc in skinless made on boot or login. I have tried adding @reboot startx vlc --intf dummy --video-wallpaper --no-video-title-show "/home/gome/Videos/beep.mp4"...
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Fedora 32 OS uninstalled after Kali Linux 2020.2 update

I recently installed Kali Linux 2020.2 and Fedora 32 on my external HDD. I first installed Kali Linux and then Fedora, both on separate partitions. Both of them were working fine until I updated my ...
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Switch between Windows 10 and Kali Linux

How can I switch between Windows 10 and Kali Linux on my Windows 10 Home edition if I have installed Kali Linux on my Device.
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Installation of Hyper-V on Windows 10 home

How can I install Hyper-V on Windows 10 Home? I have downloaded Kali Linux and am trying to run it on Oracle Virtual Box but it is saying that VT-x is not available. I have 64-bit CPU with SLAT and ...
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How To install Kali Linux Permanently on External Hard Disk

How can I install Kali Linux on external Hard Drive with permanent use? I googled it, but I did not get a clear idea for doing it. Thank you
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How do I get permissions to run WireShark in Kali Linux AWS?

I have a Kali Linux instance in AWS. I login via SSH using a key-pair file with ec2-user. I've configured VNC server for GUI access and I can connect. However, whenever I try to run Wireshark, I'm ...
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Installing yum on linux results in no module named yum error despite only have python 2.7

I am running on Kali 2020.2 (kali-rolling). I am trying to install things using yum. However, whenever I try and run such commands I receive the error : There was a problem importing one of the ...
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Why doesn't my MacOS or Windows OS detect a Kali linux installed hard disk as an external drive?

I have installed Kali Linux on a hard disk. I removed it and connected via USB to my MacOS (also tried WindowsOS). I want to take backup of files in Kali Linux. But the hard disk is not detected. How ...
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Raspberry Pi 3 B Frozen on Kali Login Page

I have been trying to get my Rasberry Pi to startup with Kali, but It freezes at the login screen. It recognizes the keyboard and mouse, but when it starts up, I have no response whatsoever. I have ...
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Is there any solution if it shows bash: pvcreate command not found; KALI LINUX?

Using fdisk, I create a new partition, write it with w, reboot Linux, then list volumes with lsblk and it shows up fine as /dev/sda3; however, if I do a pvcreate mylvm /dev/sda3, it returns: pvcreate ...
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About Ghost framework and tracking

Hello I'm using ghost framework on Kali Linux. Lately I've bee thinking that,if we connect to random ADB(android debug bridge) through Ghost framework and sniff the information (knowing it's illegal!)....
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Texlive Binaries Error on Updating Kali Linux 2020

I tried updating Kali Linux to 2012.2. Everything went smooth except this texlive-binary error, given below. root@kali:~# sudo apt update && sudo apt -y full-upgrade Hit:2 https://deb....
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Initramfs Unpacking Failed

I am using VMware 15.x on my Windows 10 machine to boot into Kali 2018.3a. I messed around it and I have come to this error. So every time I power on to my VM, this screen appears: What I have tried ...
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Atom installation dependancy error in kali linux

i was trying to install atom on kali linux and i got dependency error sudo dpkg -i '/root/Downloads/atom-amd64(2).deb' error: Selecting previously unselected package atom. (Reading database ... ...
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Installing an OS on an external hard drive vs a USB stick

I was going to download Kali Linux on a USB stick to use as a portable machine to learn ethical hacking, but I realized it would be a really slow machine because a USB is not meant to hold and run a ...
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Text in Kali Linux showing up as grainy or pieces missing

I think it may be a problem with the font but I am not sure. I have changed the font and rebooted but nothing happens. I have also tried this command: "sudo apt-get install --reinstall fonts-cantarell"...
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E: Unable to locate package mana-toolkitinstall mana-toolkit on kali

while installing mana-toolkit on my virtual box kali machine getting this root@kali:~# apt-get install -f mana-toolkit Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state ...
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How do I install System76 drivers on Kali and/or Parrot?

I just got a new System76 and I'm having freeze up issues on Kali or Parrot. I looked online and found that they are System76 drivers that have to be installed after a fresh Ubuntu install, but I can'...
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Kali installation is without any applications

I have installed kali Linux, ran in few errors upon installing. Started kali and I did not had gui, so I ran apt-get update and upgrade and I recieved gui. But now I have no applications, not even ...
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Multiboot win and kali flash drive created with yumi not found in my bootmenu

I have created multiboot flash drive with windows 10 and kali linux on it with the software YUMI and it is formated in fat32. When I plug it in and press F11(the button for boot menu on msi laptop) I ...
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Cannot connect to wifi on kali linux

I have just installed kali linux and want to install the gdm3 package to access the gui. Currently I can only see the terminal. However, i need to connect to wifi, which i did not do during install. ...
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I'm using kali: Wireless adapter detects available networks but won't connect to any

It says it's down and I can't get it up. What do i do? This is the data I have gathered: kali@kali:~$ ip a show wlan0 3: wlan0: <NO-CARRIER,BROADCAST,MULTICAST,UP> mtu 1500 qdisc mq state DOWN ...
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John The Ripper, Invalid UTF-8

I am cracking a very basic hash, which should result to hello after being cracked. But it does not.. Here's the error. root@kali:~/Desktop# john crack.txt --format=Raw-MD5 --wordlist: /usr/share/...
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Broken or misconfigured gammu-smsd on Kali

I keep getting these errors: Errors were encountered while processing: gammu-smsd E: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (1) gammu-smsd.service: Unit configuration has fatal ...
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i can't download unofficial repositories on kali2020.1 (vmware 15)

I had recently downloaded kali2020.1 on my "vmware workstation 15" and I've run into a problem i.e., I can't Download any repositories other than those which are specifically provided by kali ...
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Unable to connect to root profile or open root console in Kali Linu

I am running Kali Linux on VirtualBox. When I try to login into the root account it just does not connect. the same if I enter a non-root account and try sudo commands. I entered the grub bootloader ...
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Kali linux goes black screen after login

I am running it on virtualbox recently I've run out of memory (litteraly 0 bytes left) so I have resized the vdi file but I can't enter into linux to set the partitions because of the black screen ...
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Alfa card scans networks for a few mins and only when replugging it into USB port

I am running Kali Linux (2020.1b 64bit) via VirtualBox (6.1) on a macOS host (10.15.4) with a brand new Alfa AWUS036NH network card attached via USB. The network card is recognised by Kali Linux and ...
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In order to dual boot, is it necessary to install the second OS in the same drive as the primary Os?

So, basically i was thinking to Dual boot linux and windows ( windows pre installed)... But one question kept bugging me, and you might ask why it's a problem, since my Windows is installed in an Ssd, ...
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Kali Linux fresh install. What should I install and why is the application bar missing?

I recently installed Kali Linux on my laptop. It's more like i want to test things, get used of a more difficult environment and do my university projects than already being an advanced programmer. ...
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Kali metagoofil requests error

I'm starting to use metagoofil and I keep getting an urllib..error.HTTPError no matter how much delay between requests I set up. I have tried this: metagoofil -d [domain] -e 180 -t xls,xlsx -f -u [...
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When installing Keepnote on Kali Linux 2020.1 get importerror no module name glade

I have downloaded the keepnote-0.7.8.tar.gz file from keepnote.org for Kali Linux 2020.1 Then did tar zxvf [keepnote file] and then keepnote-0.7.8/bin/keepnote and got ImportError: Mo module named ...
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Apache 2.4.43 - You don't have permission to access this resource, config failure

Now once I start my apache2 Server using #service apache2 start I am not able to access the .exe file on /var/www/html/file/laZagne.exe path. it gives me this when i try to access above .exe file ...
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Why am I obtaining this error trying to install Wine on Kali 2019? E: Unable to locate package wine-stable

I am using Kali Linux 2019.4 and I am finding some difficulties trying to install wine. First I performed: sudo apt update Then I performed: sudo apt install wine-stable But I am obtaining this ...
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Kali linux adb pull error cannot connect to deamon

I am trying to pull an apk from adb shell using command adb pull but I am getting this error, here is my terminal: * daemon not running. starting it now on port 5038 * ADB server didn't ACK * failed ...
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routersploit .rsr extension error message

Im posting this question here after recommendation by stackoverflow Im trying routersploit-multi-ip but I am getting the error: ./multi_ip_scanner.sh: line 9: scanner_output/192.168.10.2.rsr: No ...
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pip not found fresh Kali Linux installed

My Fresh kali Linux install doesn't find pip and so i can't run my scripts. So here is what i tried: kali# pip -V Command not found kali# whereis pip pip: kali# locate pip | grep /usr/bin /usr/bin/...
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Unable to to install sslstrip in kali linux with “apt-get install sslstrip” causes error “Unable to locate package sslstrip”

I have a kali linux vm provided by my university. It doesn't seem to have sslstrip preinstalled. When I try to install it, I get this error root@kali:~# sudo apt-get update && apt-get ...
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Wiress USB Adapter in Monitor mode not capturing any packet

I have a Realtek 802.11n Wireless USB Adapter that is connected to Kali Linux and set it to Monitor mode. All commands worked but when I start to capture packets, it doesn't capture any and the table ...
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Adding Kali Repository in Ubuntu

I've just switched to Ubuntu 18.04 and started taking cyber-security courses online. Pretty often it requires tools that are available in Kali Linux but not in Ubuntu. Is it possible to safely add the ...
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Windows Partitions don't allow me to create a Kali Linux partition

My Windows 10 is an MBR style legacy mode System. Recently I have decided to learn some hacking and hence decided to install Kali linux. I wanted it to dual boot with my Win 10. I have a 500 GB Hard ...

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