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kde plasma isn't working nicely in parrot os as it works in ubuntu

Kde plasma seems to be not working correctly in parrot os as it works in ubuntu. I did apt install kde-full to insure that none of the packages that kde requires are missing even thought it does not ...
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dual Kali linux instances windows wsl2

I am trying to run kali and parrotos side by side on windows wsl. Parrot os can just be installed over kali, so really I just need to figure out how to create two kali machines. I found some answers ...
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Unable to install all modules.See log /tmp/vmware/vmware-{Host}-vmware-14067.log for details.(Exit code1)

While running VMware 16 pro in My Linux Kernel i got a Error Like this..Here is the Error of Picture Can Anyone give me solution for this :)
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Parrot speakers don't work but headphones work

i have just installed parrot 4.11 alongside windows 11 on a different partition and everything works fine but sometimes the sound comes out from the speakers and from the headphones and sometimes it ...
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how to change sector boundary?

I want to convert vmdk to dvi but i have a trouble VBoxManage convertfromraw --format VDI 'OWASP BWA-cl1.vmdk' OWASPBWA.vdi Converting from raw image file="OWASP BWA-cl1.vmdk" to file=...
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Blueman-Manager Bluetooth Adapter not found after update

I'm currently running Parrot OS and it was working normally, but recently my USB Bluetooth adapter stopped working (it was working yesterday). Since I'm using the default config and haven't changed or ...
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Infinite loading on bootable USB Linux (Kali, ParrotOS)

I tried to create a USB bootable of Kali (and tried with Parrot OS too). The problem is that I have infinite loading after select USB (Persistance) for Kali or try/install on Parrot OS. No black ...
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When I press shift key in Parrot OS, my mouse gets stuck

I've recently shifted to Linux, so I chose Parrot OS 4.11 and now whenever I press the shift key, not instantly but after one to ten seconds later my mouse cursor turns from an arrow shape into I, and ...
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How to change name in Parrot Linux

So, I recently set up a new copy of Parrot Security OS on my computer and messed up my name. Is there any way to change my name? I have googled it but it just says "How to change hostname" ...
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Reinstall anonsurf GUI on parrot

I deleted anonsurf gui thats installed by default on my parrot os. I saw many articles on how to install it on kali but none on parrot. Please help.
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Restoring my previous "Current State" in VirtualBox after restoring my snapshop

I made a terrible mistake, I was working on sync VScode onto my ParrotOS Virtualbox. I thought I copied files from my Virtualbox to my shared file. When I restored the snapshot and restored the ...
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MATE notification area glitches when there's not an internet connection

The notification area just looks keeps glitching until it's connected to internet problem
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Removing a Linux Os completely

I want to know how to completely remove Linux os from My pc while booting. I Messed up And deleted my /bin dir by mistake and Nothing works now . I use Parrot security Mate 4.xx . It is the host ...
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Parrot OS Dual Screen AMD/INTEL

I'm trying to set up two monitors with Parrot os (just installed). In the beginning only the right monitor was working, then I reconfigured xorg.conf and now the left monitor became the primary and ...
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How to properly create a Parrot OS 4.10 (amd64) USB flash drive with persistence from Windows 7?

I am trying to add a persistence live bootable Parrot OS 4.10 amd64 on an 8GB USB (SanDisk Cruzer Blade USB 2.0) from Windows 7 Ultimate 32bit. No matter whatever method I’ve tried, I just get stuck ...
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How to connect an external wifi adapter to VMWare?

I recently bought a tp-link TL-WN722N wifi adapter and I seem to have a problem with connecting it to my Guest OS (Parrot security OS) in VMWare. I have googled this issue many times, but I can't find ...
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Could not enable discrete graphics card

Briefly describe your issue below: I was following this documentation(https://docs.parrotlinux.org/info/gpu-drivers/) for installing proprietary Nvidia driver. Issue: When I had test run with optirun ...
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Upgrade Linux Packages one by one

How can I Upgrade Linux Packages one by one instead of downloading multiple Packages at once? Linux Terminal Upgrade As in the above image, apt is downloading multiple Packages at once. I would like ...
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No WiFi Icon on Mate

I was using my Linux machine and one day my WiFi icon disappeared, it was working along time ago so i had no idea why it was not working. I downloaded kde-plasma to use when i connected through ...
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unable to boot due to moved root directory

I'm currently running ParrotOS in VMWare Workstations 15 Player. Running uname -r returns 5.5.0-1parrot1-amd64. I was testing some py code that managed files in a subDirectory under ~/Downloads/htb/...
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is it possible to change distros within your current distro without losing data

the title says it all I want to change my distro to parrot home KDE I'm currently running Kubuntu from the command line possibly as that's the most convient
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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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Make Snapshot of Main OS

Can I make snapshot(something like that) of my main os/host machine(Which in this case is parrot os) ? Because when I use my parrot within a month or so I end up with broken os(because of my tinkering)...
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Wifi driver installation without wifi

I recently changed to a new laptop and did a dual boot of windows and parrot security-4.7(as per my prev laptop). However, I found out that the installer could not detect my WiFi driver and I had to ...
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How do I configure WIFI in ParrotOS?

I have tried creating a WIFI connection with advanced network configuration to no avail. I have an Intel(R) Wireless-AC 9560 WIFI adaptor, upon updating the drivers I have found that I am using up to ...
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OWASP Juice-Shop Error

I have followed all of the steps to install and start Juice-Shop. I believe I have installed all necessary dependencies; vagrant and vagrant file is present in the directory, yet these error messages ...
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Installing Audacity in Parrot OS : Step by Step

I am new in the Parrot OS and downloading apps in it is entirely different from windows.Can anyone give me a step-by-step tutorial on how to install Audicity.
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Error Installing Linux on Lenovo IdeaPad S540

UPDATE, Aug 2021: I have successfully installed both Arch linux and Manjaro linux without issue. This, combined with an answer by nyov below suggests that it may simply have been that the kernel did ...
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Permission denied on Parrot Security OS

I am trying to install Metasploit on Parrot Security OS but when I enter the following command: curl https://raw.githubusercontent.com/rapid7/metasploit-omnibus/master/config/templates/metasploit-...
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Why I get these errors after Parrot OS loads?

I have Parrot OS on External SSD (WD My Passport). It boots up, Presents Parrot's loading screen and then I get 3 messages [5.797031] scsi 2:0:0:1: Wrong diagnostic page: asked for 1 got 0 [5.797374] ...
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Parrot Security OS ISO in VirtualBox asks for password when booting in live mode

I made a bootable USB flash drive of Parrot Security OS ISO and am using it in VirtualBox on a PC. But it is asking me for password when I select live mode when it starts. Why? How can I boot this ...
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Getting stuck at “sudo apt-get upgrade” on Parrot OS

I have Parrot OS headless running on a Raspberry Pi. I started the upgrade but it now has stopped at: Installing new version of config file /etc/apt/apt.conf.d/01autoremove The output before was: ...
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Unable to import ParrotOS OVA file in VMware Workstation

I have downloaded new version of Parrot OS .OVA file from their official website. When I try to import it to my VMware Workstation, It's showing following error: The import failed because Parrot-...
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Linux boot issue

I get this text: [sdb] no caching node page found [sdb] assuming drive cache: write though. wrong diagnostic page : asked for 1 got 8. Failed to get diagnostic page 0x1. Failed to bind enclosure ...
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Error uninstalling Google chromium

I downloaded Google chromium in /tmp directory in Linux. I want to uninstall it and by mistake I deleted /tmp directory. Chromium is not uninstalling now. What can I do now?
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Parrot OS no Wifi Applet/Can't COnnect

So I've just installed Parrot Security OS On my Dell XPS 9370 Which is running the following wifi chipset 02:00.0 Network controller: Qualcomm Atheros QCA6174 802.11ac Wireless Network Adapter (rev ...
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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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Unable to install Parrot Security OS 4.0.1

I am trying to install Parrot Security Edition Version 4.0.1 and I downloaded the iso from the parrot website. I also downloaded the preferred iso_extractor and tried a couple of others but I keep ...
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Running BeEF on Parrot VM I'm having issues loading the UI

Yestarday I was working on getting beef to work but I was getting constant errors I worked on it from around noon to damn near 3 am I now have 0 errors when running it in the terminal as "beef-xss" ...
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keyboard input not working in linux login?

i recently upgraded my parrot security OS from 3.7 to 3.11. The problem is when i boot into it, the os is not detecting keyboard inputs. Hence i cannot enter my password at login and access the system....
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How much disk space do I need for running Parrot OS?

I just git a notebook from my uncle. The notebook already has Windows 8 x64bit installed but I want to dual boot with Parrot OS. My hard disk is 27GB and has about 13GB of free space in a partition. ...
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Latest version of parrot security os?

I recently updated my parrot security os and it got upgraded to version 3.5 cyberGalleon. But in the parrot website downloads the latest version is 3.4.1. is the 3.5 cyberGalleon with kernel 4.9.0 ...
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