Installing Kali Linux Tools in Ubuntu or Linux Mint

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Kali linux is a debian based and its not easy to configure it on a typical PC. If the machine is UEFI based, then Kali is tough to customize.

So what is the alternative....? Here is the answer: Katoolin

Its the name of the package system for installing the entire kali linux tools (Penetration Testing) in Ubuntu or Debian based system.

Here I am trying to install inside my Linux Mint

OS Used: Linux Mint 18.2 Sonya
Prequisites: Python 2.7
Always perform these steps after the installation of ubuntu or Linux Mint

$] sudo apt update
$] sudo apt install build-essential autoconf automake libxmu-dev
$] sudo apt install git
$] git clone https://github.com/LionSec/katoolin.git
$] sudo cp katoolin/katoolin.py /usr/bin/katoolin
$] sudo katoolin

This will give various options as shown below
 In the above pic. Select 2 to View categories and you will get the screen as shown in the next image.
Select "0" to install all the applications.

This will install 1.3G to download and 3.5 GB space will be…

Installing ns-2.29 in Ubuntu 12.04

Off late, we try to use(install) a old software in a new Operating System for want of backward compatibility or to survey.  This following post shows you how to install ns-2.29 in Ubuntu 12.04.

Unlike other ns2 installations, this installation has so many errors, warnings and patchings. Once everything is overcome, ns installs successfully

Step 1: Download and untar ns-2.29 from this link (http://sourceforge.net/projects/nsnam/files/allinone/ns-allinone-2.29/ns-allinone-2.29.3.tar.gz/download)

Step 2: install the necessary dependancy packages using the command "sudo apt-get install build-essential libxmu-dev autoconf automake" (without quotes). This will install the necessary developmental packages

Step 3: Since ns-2.29 is older software, some of the pointer conversion have to be changed inside ns-2.29

Step 4: go to terminal, point to the location of ns-allinone-2.29 using the command "cd ~/ns-allinone-2.29/" and type "./install"

Step 5: there may be the following errors during the installation, please correct one by one

1. OTcl-1.11 error make failed.

for this error, open the file under the folder otcl-1.11/configure.in and go to line number  

Change the following block to 

 Linux*)

        SHLIB_CFLAGS="-fpic"

        SHLIB_LD="ld -shared"

        SHLIB_SUFFIX=".so"

        DL_LIBS="-ldl"

        SHLD_FLAGS=""

        ;;

Linux*)
        SHLIB_CFLAGS="-fpic"
        SHLIB_LD="gcc -shared"
        SHLIB_SUFFIX=".so"
        DL_LIBS="-ldl"
        SHLD_FLAGS=""
        ;;
2. tclcl-1.17 error, in line number 566 of Tcl.cc file (~tclcl-1.17/Tcl.cc) (See the upper case Tcl.cc)
change the following to 
char *p = strchr(localName, '(');
this following line
char *p =const_cast<char*>( strchr(localName, '('));
3. there will be so many errors in the queue/ folder (~ns-allinone-2.29/ns-2.29/queue/), there may be some pointer conversion errors
Error 1:
------
queue/red.cc:877:41: error: invalid conversion from ‘const char*’ to ‘char*’
make: *** [queue/red.o] Error 1
In queue/red.cc at 874 line
Change the following to
 
if (((p = strstr(v->name(), "ave")) == NULL) &&
   ((p = strstr(v->name(), "prob")) == NULL) &&
   ((p = strstr(v->name(), "curq")) == NULL) &&
   ((p = strstr(v->name(), "cur_max_p"))==NULL) ) {
this 
if (((p = const_cast<char*>(strstr(v->name(), "ave"))) == NULL) &&
       ((p = const_cast<char*>(strstr(v->name(), "prob"))) == NULL) &&
        ((p = const_cast<char*>(strstr(v->name(), "curq"))) == NULL) &&
       ((p = const_cast<char*>(strstr(v->name(), "cur_max_p")))==NULL) ) {

Error 2:
queue/rio.cc:568:36: error: invalid conversion from ‘const char*’ to ‘char*’
queue/rio.cc:569:39: error: invalid conversion from ‘const char*’ to ‘char*’
queue/rio.cc:570:40: error: invalid conversion from ‘const char*’ to ‘char*’
queue/rio.cc:571:36: error: invalid conversion from ‘const char*’ to ‘char*’
make: *** [queue/rio.o] Error 1
 

in queue/rio.cc and in line number 565 
 find the following lines
if (((p = strstr(v->name(), "ave")) == NULL) &&
   ((p = strstr(v->name(), "in_ave")) == NULL) &&
   ((p = strstr(v->name(), "out_ave")) == NULL) &&
   ((p = strstr(v->name(), "prob")) == NULL) &&
   ((p = strstr(v->name(), "in_prob")) == NULL) &&
   ((p = strstr(v->name(), "out_prob")) == NULL) &&
   ((p = strstr(v->name(), "curq")) == NULL)) {

and replace these lines
if (((p = const_cast<char*>(strstr(v->name(), "ave"))) == NULL) &&
       ((p = const_cast<char*>(strstr(v->name(), "in_ave"))) == NULL) &&
        ((p = const_cast<char*>(strstr(v->name(), "out_ave"))) == NULL) &&
       ((p = const_cast<char*>(strstr(v->name(), "prob"))) == NULL) &&
        ((p = const_cast<char*>(strstr(v->name(), "in_prob"))) == NULL) &&
        ((p = const_cast<char*>(strstr(v->name(), "out_prob"))) == NULL) &&
        ((p = const_cast<char*>(strstr(v->name(), "curq"))) == NULL)) {
Error 3: 
queue/pi.cc:316:36: error: invalid conversion from ‘const char*’ to ‘char*’
queue/pi.cc:317:36: error: invalid conversion from ‘const char*’ to ‘char*’
make: *** [queue/pi.o] Error 1



in queue/pi.cc at line number 316
Find these lines and 
if (((p = strstr(v->name(), "prob")) == NULL) &&
    ((p = strstr(v->name(), "curq")) == NULL)) {
replace with these lines

 if (((p = const_cast<char*>(strstr(v->name(), "prob"))) == NULL) &&
        ((p = const_cast<char*>(strstr(v->name(), "curq"))) == NULL)) {

Error 4:
 
queue/vq.cc: In member function ‘virtual void Vq::trace(TracedVar*)’:
queue/vq.cc:333:35: error: invalid conversion from ‘const char*’ to ‘char*’
make: *** [queue/vq.o] Error 1
Find the following line and
if ((p = strstr(v->name(), "curq")) == NULL) {
replace this line
if ((p = const_cast<char*>(strstr(v->name(), "curq"))) == NULL) {

 
Error 5
queue/rem.cc:337:36: error: invalid conversion from ‘const char*’ to ‘char*’
queue/rem.cc:338:36: error: invalid conversion from ‘const char*’ to ‘char*’
make: *** [queue/rem.o] Error 1

In queue/rem.cc: in line number 336
Find the following lines and 
if (((p = strstr(v->name(), "ave")) == NULL) &&
    ((p = strstr(v->name(), "prob")) == NULL) &&
    ((p = strstr(v->name(), "curq")) == NULL)) {

replace these lines
if (((p =const_cast<char*>(strstr(v->name(), "ave"))) == NULL) &&
       ((p = const_cast<char*>(strstr(v->name(), "prob"))) == NULL) &&
       ((p = const_cast<char*>(strstr(v->name(), "curq"))) == NULL)) {


Error 6: 
queue/gk.cc:207:35: error: invalid conversion from ‘const char*’ to ‘char*’
make: *** [queue/gk.o] Error 1

In queue/gk.cc in line number 207
find the following line and 
if ((p = strstr(v->name(), "curq")) == NULL) {
 replace this line
if ((p = const_cast<char*>(strstr(v->name(), "curq"))) == NULL) {
Step 6: Once the errors are corrected, go back to ns-allinone-2.29 and press ./install and see whether the installation is successful
Step 7: Set the PATH information in /home/pradeep/.bashrc and  execute "source .bashrc"
Check whether ns and nam are working (for me nam was not working, Since mine is ubuntu I installed NAM separately using "sudo apt-get install nam"
Thats all!!!!.

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