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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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simple network setup on kali

i am trying to learn to use kali linux. i installed it on vmware and installed win7 32bits and win xp s1 to make 2 host only networks.. i struggled with udev to properly name my network interfaces.. i ...
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Kali Linux graphics start breaking/lagging after 'apt-get dist-upgrade' [on hold]

I have installed kali Linux on my HDD and I immediately ran an apt-get dist-upgrade to update kali Linux. After the update finished installing I noticed that kali became very laggy e.g. the best way I ...
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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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Wireless card not found on Kali subsystem on Win10

I've just intalled the KALI subsystem on WIN10, but I can't access my wireless card on aircrack-ng. Is there currently a solution or do I have to wait for a real update from MS?
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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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Connection errors on hack the box and vulnhub (Kali, virtual box)

Ill start by show my attacking machine network setup: When trying to do a box on HTB or Vulnhub, I am sometimes able to ping it (nmap -Pn). Once I am able to ping a machine, I do a full nmap scan. ...
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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 ...
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How to keep USB WiFi adapter from turning off/sleeping in Kali Linux VM?

I have an Asus AC-56r 1300 which has a rtl8812au chipset. I am using Virtual box and got everything working (drivers, monitor mode, etc.). However, when I try using Bridged connection, the adapter ...
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Installing virtualbox on kali linux

I am running kali linux 2017.3 4.13.10-1kali2. I have tried to install and run virtualbox to practice on some old OSs. problem is virtualbox always doesn't work no matter how much I try to install ...
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Live persistent Kali - a start job is running for live-config contains

I have been trying for hours to figure out why I am unable to live persistent boot kali from my USB. Every time I try to boot, it runs for a little bit, and then gets stopped by the line stating, "a ...
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How can I get past a “Repository is not signed…” message when attempting to upgrade Kali Linux from a mounted disk image?

I am trying to upgrade Kali Linux from 2017.2 to 2018.2 using an iso mounted in the Kali Virtual Machine. So, what I did was I edited my sources.list file to: deb file:///media/cdrom0 kali-rolling ...
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sudo apt-get update error Kali Linux [duplicate]

When I try a sudo-apt-get update for kali, I get the below errors. Any suggestions? Thanks! W: An error occurred during the signature verification. The repository is not updated and the previous ...
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How to reset kali linux password in windows subsystem for linux

I have installed Kali Linux subsystem on windows. And now I have forgotten the root password in Kali, there is just the terminal of Kali Linux and nothing else. How can I reset my password safely? ...

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