Category : "Kali Linux"

Reviewing Kali Linux – the distro for security geeks

Kali Linux 1.0 When it comes to hacking, security, forensics thing like that, linux is the only and the preferred tool. Linux is very hacker friendly from ground up. But still there are distros that are more oriented towards assisting hackers. To name a few, backtrack, backbox, blackbuntu etc. Backtrack is the most popular distro when it comes to penetration testing and ...

Install mate desktop on kali linux

Kali linux Kali Linux comes with a hacked version of the gnome 3 desktop. It has been made to look like gnome 2 but lacks many features of the old version. If you want other desktops then can install kde, xfce or lxde from the repository. However if you want to get the good old gnome 2 desktop then install the ...

Set the grub timeout to 0 in kali linux

When you start Kali, the grub boot menu comes up which waits for around 5 seconds before booting. Now if there are other oses alongside kali then the grub menu is useful. However if kali is the only os on the system, or for example kali is running inside virtualbox then it is of little use for the grub menu ...

Auto login root user at system start in Kali linux

Kali linux uses the root user, since root privileges are needed to run various security tools like nmap and wireshark etc. However its uneasy to type the root/toor combination everytime Kali boots. So to make things simple just make the user root login automatically at system start. And here are the simple steps to do it. Open and edit the file ...

Start apache and mysql at boot on Kali Linux

Apache and mysql are installed by default in Kali Linux. They can be accessed through the Kali Linux menu in Applications. To start apache web server click the menu entry at "Applications > Kali Linux > System Services > HTTP > apache2 start". Similary to start mysql click MySQL > mysql start. However starting services manually everytime is a waste ...

Install angry ip scanner on kali linux

Angry ip scanner is a popular gui based network/ip range scanning tool that is available for both windows and linux. It is multi threaded and scans the ip range very fast. It is written in java. For linux it provides deb packages that can be easily install on Kali, which is debian based. Download the deb file from http://angryip.org/w/Download Get the correct deb based ...

How to run metasploit and armitage on Kali Linux

Metasploit Metasploit, the great exploitation tool is included in Kali linux along with its powerful frontend armitage. Both are easy to run by clicking from the Kali Linux menu. Will show you the steps in this post, if you are new to it. Metasploit has a command line interface called msfconsole, and a web interface too. To run msfconsole or armitage first ...



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