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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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Sudo apt update error: Failed to fetch Kali Linux repository with invalid signatures

I am encountering an issue with updating my Kali Linux system using the command sudo apt update. The output shows the following errors: sudo apt update Ign:1 http://kali.download/kali kali-rolling ...
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Full Network Enumeration without an assigned ip address

I've faced a situation where I connected to a network with an ethernet cable and the DHCP server was disabled, so I didn't get an assigned ip. I was wondering if I can run a scan with kali linux tools ...
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Installation of libc6 stuck in WSL Kali Linux

I recently shifted WSL since I already turned it for Docker from using VM due to space in my drive. I installed Kali Linux and ubuntu in WSL. Ubuntu worked perfectly without a hitch but when i upgrade ...
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Why doesn't VirtualBox start on Kali Linux?

I installed VirtualBox software on Kali Linux from the website. By selecting the Debian 12 (Bookworm) version. When I type VirtualBox in the Kali Linux search section, there is software, but when I ...
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Kali linux won't open dvd-r disc

Good day. I inserted DVD-R into my computer kali linux but it won't turn on and when I click on it this error comes up. How can I solve this? Help me? I'm tired of these problems, can you help me? ...
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Having issues with with “Drag & Drop” with Kali Linux on VirtualBox: “DnD: Error: Requesting pending data from guest failed (VERR_TIMEOUT).”

I have an issue with “Drag & Drop” with Kali Linux on VirtualBox on a Debian host! Details: Drag and drop operation from guest to host failed. DnD: Error: Requesting pending data from guest ...
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No Firefox cookies.sqlite file found. Use -c COOKIEFILE

I try to execute the code by using this command in my Kali Linux python3 ./cookies.py then I got this message No Firefox cookies.sqlite file found. Use -c COOKIEFILE. what does the message mean and ...
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How do I get my Kali Linux VM to connect to the internet?

I have downloaded Kali Linux on VMware and when it is in either, host only or NAT, it refuses to connect to the internet. When I do ifconfig it doesn't come up with a IP address however when it is a ...
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USB with Kali Linux 2024.1 (not live) installed not visible in boot menu

Specifications: Laptop: Lenovo Legion Pro 5i (Gen 8) CPU: i9 (13th Gen) GPU: Nvidia Geforce RTX 4060 USB B is a SanDisk Ultra Luxe (128GB) For context: Secure boot is off. USB ports are working ...
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I’m facing a issue while using Kali on Virtual Box [closed]

I'm facing an issue while using Kali on Virtual Box my WiFi adapter is not showing any visible network right there in the Linux but it's visible outside my VirtualBox. If anyone knows how to overcome ...
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Why is NMAP showing more hosts than expected?

I am using VMware Workstation, and I have a few VMs installed. When I turn on Kali VM (192.168.140.13) and Windows 10 VM (192.168.140.15) and run NMAP on Kali. I received the following output: └─# ...
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how to make my vm reachable from hosts within same network

Context: I want to do a reverse shell POC, so I am using Kali Linux on virtual box hosted on a Windows machine. On the same network my Windows machine hosted, there is a Linux machine that I want to ...
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How can I collect packets on 5165 MHz frequency?

I have an Intel AX210 Wifi 6E supported wireless card. There is a device that broadcasts WIFI on the 5165 MHz frequency. For my cyber security research, I need to collect packets from this device ...
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WSL win-kex pick up windows scale 1.25%?

I am using kali in wsl. When I launch win-kex in windows mode, it (xtigervnc) pick up windows default scal which is 1.25% (windows 11). It is not looking nice and blurry. Command to launch win-kex: ...
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How to autoconnect kali to android for bluetooth tethering

I'm trying to connect my rasberry pi zero 2 running kali-pitail to my phone via bluetooth for insternet and ssh access. I can make this work with the graphical bluetooth manager, but opening vnc every ...
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Can you please help me running beef-xss with public IP?

I have problem with running beef-xss with my public IP address. here is my config.yaml: #Copyright (c) 2006-2024 Wade Alcorn - [email protected] #Browser Exploitation Framework (BeEF) - https://...
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What is the difference between "Kali On ARM" and "Kali On ARM (PiTail)"?

The official website for Kali Linux has two versions for Raspberry Pi Zero W w ithout any explanation of the differences: Kali Raspberry Pi Zero W Kali Raspberry Pi Zero W (PiTail) Same goes for the ...
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Disable autologin in TTY consoles in Kali Linux live system (with persistence)

I have kali live 2023.4 installed on my usb stick (with persistence partition) and I want to disable autologin in TTY consoles. When I open TTY on my computer, it automatically logins as kali. On my ...
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How do I install a triple boot Archlinux / Windows 11 / Kali Linux?

I'd like to ask for your help with a "special" installation. I'm looking to install Archlinux, Windows 11 and Kali Linux on the same SSD. I've succeeded in the first two installations, but I ...
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Kali Linux --- Temporary failure in name resolution

I am facing problems with internet, more specifically DNS in kali linux. I am running kali linux in VMware on a windows machine. After installing the kali from https://www.kali.org/get-kali/#kali-...
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How to get Thunderbolt 4 dock to work on Thunderbolt 3 port? (Dell Precision 5510)

I have a Dell Precision 5510 laptop with Thunderbolt. I'm able to get TB3 devices to connect in Windows and Linux without issue, but cannot get TB4 docks to connect. I've tried three brands (ACASIS, ...
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kali linux filter by protocol wireshark's pcaps

I spent the last 2h looking for a way to quikly filter pcaps, it seems that it is possible using cmd/bat on windows but I can't find anything for kali linux. I have a way too big pcap and I want to ...
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Unstable Wifi Detection in Virtual Box

I managed to install drivers for my Wifi adapter and VM Linux (virtual box) manages to recognize it as wlan0, however if it NEVER shows avaiable networks, which there are. I've gone and reinstalled ...
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My wireless adapter is seen in terminal but I cannot connect to wifi in VirtualBox Linux

I have a problem where my VirtualBox does not scan wifi through my wireless adapter but is connected to the ethernet of host machine. When I do ifconfig then my wireless adapter is shown. ifconfig ...
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SSH not recognizing that my public RSA key is already in the authorized_keys folder?

Apologies if the question is really simple, however I have not been able to find a solution yet. I am exploring the exploitation potential of Kali Linux on the popular Metasploitable vulnerable server....
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WSL2 kali-win-kex always launches desktop in seamless mode

I've managed to successfully install Kali with WSL2 on a Windows 11 home machine. I've also managed to install (and reinstall) kali-win-kex. kex --win -s works as expected, but when I run $ kex --sl -...
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OpenVPN can't open (Kali)

I'm setting up an OpenVPN server on Kali. When the service is started, this error occurs: Job for [email protected] failed because the control process exited with error code. See "...
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Kali Linux VM stuck on installation

I am trying to set up Kali Linux on VirtualBox but it is stuck in the 'Select and Install Software' step. The progress bar shows that it is nearly completed, but it has been stuck on 'Unpacking ...
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!$ not automatic in Kali Linux

Does anybody know how to change the behaviour of !$ in Kali Linux ? Right now, if I reference last argument using !$ I must enter the new command with the last argument instead of executing a new ...
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Unable to install any packages on Kali

Windows admin, Linux newbie trying to do some really basic stuff for a class I'm taking. I'm using the official VMWare appliance from Kali so I would think everything is configured to a point of basic ...
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Kali Download Verification

I am having difficulty getting the results I expect from the Kali Linux download verification steps below. I realize there is a Kali forum on their website but they aren't accepting new registrations ...
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Luks encryption not removing from Pendrive

error enter image description here When I try to install qubes Os to pWhen I try to install qubes Os to pendrive (SanDisk 64gb 3.2 gen 1) for live format while installing suddenly stopped and pendrive ...
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Kali linux persistance usb is not saving anything

I created a kali linux usb by flash the OS(downloaded from the website and I has chosen the usb one) to the usb with etcher, then I followed the process on kali website. Nothing gives error in the ...
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apt update error in kali linux NO_PUBKEY ED444FF07D8D0BF6 [duplicate]

i'm trying to update my kali linux as usual but i got this error.enter image description here Pls help
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Oracle Virtual Box Linux VM : virtual size vs actual size

I've just installed a fresh Kali version on Oracle Virtual Box. To do so, I created a VM with 250Gb disk space, then ran the .iso : hence, the .vdi file size is 250Gb. But when logged in, when I try - ...
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How can I include exploit advanced in msfvenom?

How can I include advanced options with msfvenom This is usually how I create the files msfvenom -p windows/meterpreter/reverse_tcp LHOST=192.168.0.52 LPORT=4567 --platform windows -f exe -o file.exe ...
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Windows black screen while trying to boot up windows installed with Kali Linux

I'm encountering a issue while dual booting Windows and Kali in my MacBook Air (Late 2017 model). I have both Windows 11 and Kali Linux on my laptop. I installed Windows 11 initially, and than Kali ...
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PAGE_FAULT_IN_NONPAGED_AREA bsod while installing Kali Linux on virtual machine

I have a problem with setting virtual machine. I tried installing Kali Linux with these parameters: Memory - 256 MB Processor - 2 cores SCSI - 16 GB If i try to install it, I get either console ...
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Error updating linux - "Could not resolve kali.download"

I'm not able to run sudo apt-get update, keep getting the following error: #apt-get update Ign:1 http://kali.download/kali kali-rolling InRelease Ign:1 http://kali.download/kali kali-rolling InRelease ...
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Fern Wifi Cracker dont work

I cant install the Wifi Cracker in Kali Linux. When I wanna start the Cracker this messages shows up: (Many people have the problem but none of the proposed solutions worked for me) └─$ sudo fern-wifi-...
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Kali Linux bridged adapter won't work with Media Tek MT7921 Wi-Fi 802llax PCle Adapter

I have the VM Box 7.0.10 and the Kali Linux 2032.2 version. It's all current but when I try to run it with a bridged adapter it won't work. Any help would be appreciated. I am new here and to ...
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The key(s) in the keyring /dev/null are ignored as the file has an unsupported filename extension

I am running kali linux. I have been getting following error while updating repositories for long time: (root㉿kali)-[~] └─# sudo apt-get update Hit:1 http://kali.cs.nycu.edu.tw/kali kali-rolling ...
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Command 'ntpdc' not found

When I issue the command ntpdc it throw me errors, I already sudo apt-get install ntp, and still no result. ntpdc -nc Command 'ntpdc' not found, did you mean: command 'ntpd' from deb ntpsec ...
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WiFi not showing up in kali linux

I am on a Macbook Air m2 and have decided to use UTM for Kali Linux. the installation was a Fine but the WiFi is not showing up ,Even if I right click Edit: Now the WiFi is showing up and the 2 ...
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Can i install the GRUB boot loader manually on kali linux virual machine?

while i was installing kali linux on my virtual machine i selected No for "Install the GRUB boot loader to the master boot record?" and the system decided not to boot, is there another way ...
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Live Kali LInux stuck at Dragon Logo on shut down, or restart

I made a live Kali USB drive using Rufus and Kali Live ISO (I am using Windows 11). When I boot using USB on my laptop, the OS although starts slowly but still boots up. But after I restart or ...
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"No password hashes loaded" for JTR, for $apr1$ hash in single mode

I'm trying to crack a hash for a CTF, which came from a .htpasswd file, and is stored as a $apr1$ hash. When I try and run John on the following file, stored as hash.txt, I get the "No password ...
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bind9 dont start On Kali Linux

when I install bind9 on Kali Linux,cant start or stop it. when use systemctl status bind9.service for view status it, I see message that say Unit bind9.service could not be found. root@sarvdata:~# ...
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Xfce4 breaks down on every restart

I have casually been using Kali for quite a while, however just today I encountered this an issue, right after I swapped my Grub background image and restarted. Whenever I use my account, Xfce breaks ...
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Why does Kali Linux WSL2 not work and says Kali Linux (Rolling)

When my computer starts it just doesn’t work, I’ll have to delete Kali and start another session. This is really the root of my problems right now. Please help me.enter image description here
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