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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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Update that hangs on update-initramfs -u

I ran update-initramfs -u on kali linux and i got this output update-initramfs: Generating /boot/initrd.img-4.18.0-kali1-amd64 live-boot: core filesystems devices utils udev blockdev ftpfs dns. Hope ...
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update error,its not updating and not installing any applications

ERR: Failed to fetch http://http.kali.org/kali/dists/kali-rolling/InRelease Could not resolve 'proxy' ERR: Some index files failed to download. They have been ignored, or old ones used instead.
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Need to use the 2 IP of my 2 routers

I need to access to my WiFi in one terminal while the other terminal is running through the Ethernet so is there any way you can help me with this?
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Proxychains doesn't work as intended in Kali Linux

I am beginner to ethical hacking and trying to route my request using proxychains and tor referring to this YouTube video link. I did everything as shown in video and even after that it doesn't seems ...
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Dual Boot Windows 10 UEFI / Kali Linux [duplicate]

This is NOT a duplicate but a follow up to the question mentioned below; I simply can't post in that question so it wont help anyone to mark this as a duplicate (This is a follow up of GRUB4DOS error ...
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SSH connection to port 22 is refused/timed out. Can't install key to server

I have been having issues with connecting to my ssh server. After installing ssh and other server packages I have been trying to connect as a root user. Each time it says the connection timed out. I ...
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Configure Gnome settings with Debian Live-Build

I'm making a spin of Kali Linux and am following their guide while referencing the Debian Live Build manual. I'm trying to figure out how I can get a few simple tweaks like application, cursor, icon, ...
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Kali Linux boots from USB, black screen after boot option

Trying to figure out what's going on with my laptop. As you can see in the picture below, Kali Linux boots, but upon selecting live system boot or "start installer" I'm presented with a black box in ...
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Kali Linux cannot login + many other problems

Please help me, with useful answers please that can fix this problem on Kali Linux. Please read this carefully, before answering. Thank you. Sorry for long paragraphs. Hello, I am using Kali Linux ...
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Kali Linux desktop not working (not showing files and changed right click dropdown menu) [duplicate]

After a package upgrade (apt-get upgrade) my desktop icons dissapear on Kali, whether they are files or folders. As you can see, there are files on Desktop that are not shown. Even the right click ...
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I am not able to run a DNS spoof attack using ettercap on Virtual machine Setup using Oracle virtual box

I have to create a DNS spoof attack on virtual machine's network . I am using oracle virtual box and have setup kalilinux and ubuntu as virtual machines I am following this link https://null-byte....
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Dual Boot Kali Linux Cannot Scan Wifi Networks

I am new in Kali Linux.Today, I have installed Kali Linux alongside Windows 10. After that, when I click wifi icon at the right top of the screen menu and again I click Select Network button, a ...
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GNOME Tweaks app loses its desktop button after first installed

In the title bar there is no desktop button. This was observed in the GNOME Tweaks app of Gnome 3.30.0 in Kali Linux 2018.4 . A) I did not find the documentation anywhere. This desktop button is ...
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Wifi Mode changing commands

How can I change my USB-Wifi mode to 802.11b from 802.11g or any other existing. I'm using Kali Linux and Ubuntu. Also how can I revert it to default settings. Iwconfig wlan0 gives output as 802.11bg. ...
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How do I set up a NAT Network between machines on Virtual Box that can be seen when I use airodump-ng wlan0 (wireless adapter)?

I created a NAT network called "test" and hooked up my kali linux, metasploitable, and windows 10 virtual machine. I did this by changing adapter 1 for all of them to that specific NAT network. All ...
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Cannot find network adaptors on surface tablet

I installed kali linux from the windows store, everything works perfectly fine except the network part. I have multiple wifi internet interfaces (Ethernet is from Npcap) I picked my interface and this ...
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missing packages in airgeddon in kali linux

There are some missing packages in airgeddon (Kali Linux) like bettercap hostpad dhcp, so when I am trying to install them it says E: package could not be found. I have tried updating and upgrading ...
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Bluetooh hci0: command 0x1009 tx timeout

I have a problem with kali linux boot proccess I got this message when the system boot up bluetooth : hci0: command 0x1009 tx timeout I have searched for a soultion for this problem over this ...
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Parrot OS installation error

I am trying to install parrot security os 64 bit hybrid iso on mac virtual box which i gave 2048mb of ram and 12 gb of storage. Selected on vb “Other Linux 64-bit” -Debian 64-bit too- and tried to ...
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No desktop icons in kali linux, but files can be seen on file explorer

In addition to that, I cant move a file or folder onto the desktop. It just does an animation that brings it back to the file explorer. Also I have lost some options when right clicking on the ...
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Trying to dual boot install Kali Linux on Windows 10, consistent black screen once installation tries to begin

I’ve been a Linux user for a little while now, mostly Mint and feel as though it’s time to move on to bigger and better things. For the past day and a half, I have been trying to dual boot Kali and I ...
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Nothing is appearing on the Desktop in Kali Linux

I downloaded VMware workstation in Kali Linux. It wasn't running, it was having some header files issues. So I looked up the solution and someone said to run the following commands. apt clean &&...
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Cant install some packages in Kali Linux : ImportError: No module named 'logging'

I have this very frustrating problem which doesn't let me install packages that rely on python copied a small portion of the result after running apt-get install -f Traceback (most recent call ...
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How to create persistence Kali Linux usb on Mac OS X

it's strange but I couldn't find any full instructions how make persistence usb, I'm experiencing problems with creating partitions on my usb stick https://github.com/rajivkanaujia/alphaworks/wiki/...
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I can't ssh anywhere out

I have 2 VPS in DigitalOcean. I was able to ssh into them with password. Today, when I try to ssh with my machine which is Kali linux, after type the password, I take "packet_write_wait: Connection to ...
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Virtual box hitting CPU Usage on a machine of configuration of i7-7th gen and 16 GB RAM

I am using the configuration of i7-7th gen and 16 GB RAM. Still if i am using my KALI Linux but still my CPU is hitting 100% usage whenever I am running the OS. Any Solutions ?
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Cannot login to Kali Linux when ethernet cable is plugged in

I am Using Asus K550V in dual-boot mode - Kali Linux and Windows 10. On Windows 10 I have no issues with network connections - both Wi-Fi and ethernet are working correctly. On Kali however, only Wi-...
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Black screen with static cursor on Kali Linux 2018.3 on VirtualBox

After importing the .ova file of the latest Linux Kali release (found here) into VirtualBox, and successfully booting into the OS from GRUB, I'm greeted with a black screen and a static (non-blinking) ...
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Expanding my disk size in VMware doesn't have any effect

I'm running Kali Linux on VMware Workstation 14 for pentesting purposes. I installed Kali with 30 GB and now I'm running low on space. I did a disk expansion to 70 GB in VMware's settings, however I ...
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Kali linux monitor mode is set but not capturing Access points

I have an Acer Aspire with ath10k wireless drivers, I have been using Kali Linux for a while but this problem has only occurred since I deleted a past user and started using a new one. I use sudo ...
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Triple Screen Mirroring on Kali Linux.

Recently picked up a decent used pc for media (mainly movie) purposes. Due to a forgetful relative, I was unable to log in to the windows account, and couldn't be bothered to reset the pc, so I ...
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configuring proxy in linux

I don't (ever) know whether this is the right SE to post question. Here goes: I use NORD VPN as a service to connect to open networks in coffee shops. I recently installed Kali Linux and am learning ...
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Kali Linux won't run in full screen

I'm running Kali linux in VirtualBox and it couldn't find any network adapters or wlan0. So, I followed some instructions I found about downgrading to compat-wireless-2010-06-26.p.tar.bz2 and it ...
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How do I view memory in Linux (Kali, specifically)

Supposedly /dev/mem works, but if I open leafpad and put a bunch of random strings in there, none of that kind of data shows up. So, not only is it not showing the entirety of the contents of RAM (...
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Broken packages in Kali on Raspberry Pi - fix-broken install does not work?

I just set up Kali Linux on my raspberry pi and after updating & upgrading I received the following dependency issues - even after running apt --fix-broken install multiple times I seem to not be ...
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No partition active; Reboot and select proper boot device

I am experiencing the following issue, after having tried to install Kali along Windows 10 on an Asus ROG 551J: I have first installed Windows, then Kali. Trouble is, Grub did not install properly ...
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(debconf :11398) : Gtk-WARNING **: cannot open display : :0

As I wanted to triple boot my notebook. I have unetbootin with kali linux in it and also I have Ubuntu pre-installed in my notebook. When I try to go to the live kali with my unetbootin , I get an ...
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Capturing mail traffic with Wireshark

i've been trying to use Wireshark to capture an email i am sending from my smartphone on the same wifi network. I'm using Kali Linux (not a virtual machine), i am in monitor mode, i have set up the ...
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Cannot find inux-headers-4.9.0-kali3-amd64

I want install a virtual box on Kali linux and I get a error message : This system is currently not set up to build kernel modules. Please install the Linux kernel "header" files matching the ...
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TP-Link TL-WN722N V3, Kali 2018.2

Will TP-Link TL-WN722N V3 (monitor mode) work with Kali Linux 2018.2? I couldn't find any information on the web regarding that, as all I can see that it does work on 2018.1 If not, where can I find ...
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Enter Auth Password: (PID 24160) Bug

I messed around in Kali linux for a while and now i've stumbled upon this little problem. Everytime i try to do something console related (switching from wifi monitor mode to managed or using ...
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Kali RPI3 gparted resize partition gives (unallocated)

I have RPI3 that has a Kali image I want to download updates, Kali tools, etc... But the partition is full loaded. Then I tried to resize the Kali image to full partition but the the new resized ...
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Kali `startx` Error GUI not showing

I have a RPI3 and has a kali image that was working until one day. The last thing I remember I did was that I installed gparted and expanded the partition to full but the part I expanded was ...
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Airmon -ng issue , kali linux

I installed kali linux lite on my windows 10. When I cmd "Airmon -ng" it shows as "ls: cannot access '/sys/class/ieee80211/': No such file or directory . What should I so please help. I've been ...
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USB Linux Not Copying Files To Internal HDD

I've gotten Kali Linux setup on a USB and I have been trying to copy files to my HDD but i get the error: cp: cannot create regular file '/media/root/OSDisk/Users/User/Documents/file.txt': No such ...
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Kali and Win10 dual boot on UEFI - BSOD almost every time

Recently i set up a dual boot with Kali Linux on my windows machine (DELL 5559). Linux works fine, but when I try to boot to Windows thing south :( Too often I end up with blue screen of death with ...
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Repairing GRUB dual boot Kali and Windows system from “grub rescue>” prompt

I resized the partition on my dual boot system (Windows and Kali Linux) and now it is booting with the grub rescue> prompt. I am able to get from there to the grub> prompt using: set root=(hd0,...
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Unable to start Apache server

I'm new to Linux and trying to learn about it with Kali, which I have installed on an Asus Chromebook (dual boot). Lately I've been working on installing the Apache server. I followed some forums and ...
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Too many fingerprints match this host to give specific OS details

Im using Armitage on Kali Linux 2. (Virtual box) In Armitage Im using "Quick scan (OS detect)" option. This is output log: [*] Nmap: Nmap scan report for 192.168.1.255 [*] Nmap: Host is up (0.0089s ...
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Wifi is unavailable on Kali OS

The wifi is "unavailable". No networks are showing in the wifi settings. I have tried fixing through the command line with ifconfig, iwconfig and everything else. As far as I know my router is ...