The Ultimate Guide to Installing Kali Linux 2.0

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Set Up Your Machine 

Kali Linux is the most advanced penetration testing distribution. It comes from the Offensive Security team. It’s a Debian-based distribution that comes with a various penetration testing tools (John the Ripper, Namp, Wireshark, Burp Suite etc…). Offensive Security (who are also the funders, founders and developers of backtrack ) have generated alternate images of Kali using the same build infrastructure as the official Kali releases.

You can download your image from here : https://www.kali.org/downloads/

Or, if you want to customize your ISO (KDE, LXDE, MATE, XFCE and other customizations), just use this simple, basic process :

apt-get install git live-build cdebootstrap
git clone git://git.kali.org/live-build-config.git
cd live-build-config

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./build.sh –distribution sana –verbose

 

Add Your SSH Public Key to Kali 2.0 

root@kali:~# grep Root /etc/ssh/sshd_config
PermitRootLogin without-password

PS: Don’t forget to keep the Kali System up to date using apt-get update and
apt-get dist-upgrade commands.

 

 

Installing Kali Linux 2.0  

Boot the system system using the  ISO file:

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Click System > “Install Kali” option to start the installation

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Select your language

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Choose your location

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Set the hostname

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Select “Yes” to confirm the write operations on the hard disk.

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The installation is over.


Install Kali Linux on a Raspberry Pi 2 

“The Raspberry Pi is a low cost, credit-card sized computer that plugs into a computer monitor or TV, and uses a standard keyboard and mouse…It’s capable of doing everything you’d expect a desktop computer to do, from browsing the internet and playing high-definition video, to making spreadsheets and word-processing.”

www.raspberrypi.org

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Step 1: Download the ISO file from https://www.offensive-security.com/kali-linux-vmware-arm-image-download

Step 2: Download Win32 Disk imager from . http://sourceforge.net/projects/win32diskimager

Step 3…
Run Win32 disk imager and load the image file into it.

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Step4…
Insert the SD Card into the Raspberry Pi,then log in:

The login is “root”
The password is “toor”

 

To enter the GUI Mode, just type: startx

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Now, you have to  start a Netcat Listener:

~#  nc -l -p6996 -e /bin/sh

To connect back to the Raspberry Pi type

~# nc 192.168.1.105 6996

 

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  1. unfortunately this won’t work on a recent mac :/

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