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Installing Kali Linux Tools in Ubuntu or Linux Mint

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
$] sudo cp katoolin/ /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 Network Simulator 2 (NS-2.35) in Fedora 19

Fedora 19 was launched last fortnight and it released with so many new features To install Network Simulator 2 (ns-2.35), here are the steps to do it. For other OS, here is the installation instructions. in Fedora 18, in Linux Mint/Ubuntu 13.04 Here comes the instructions for NS-2.35 in Fedora 19. Installation Instructions OS Used: Fedora 19 – 64 bit DVD Version NS2: ns-allinone-2.35.tar.gz from‎ Step 1: Copy the ns2 source file in to the home/ directory (always use the home directory and use ordinary user login) Step 2: unzip or untar the contents from the source file using the commands one by one cd /home/pradeepkumar tar zxvf ns-allione-2.35.tar.gz cd ns-allinone-2.35 Step 3: The default installation of fedora 19 does not handle …

NS3 installation in Linux Mint 14 (64bit)

This blog is mainly dealing with Network Simulator 2 (NS2). However, more number of requests coming from my readers about the usage of NS3 for network simulation. So I started learning that too and here is the first post on NS3.

NS3 is also a discrete event simulator for internet systems and targeted for mainly Education and research purpose.Ns3 uses two languages python and C++, whereas ns2 uses OTCL and C++.The codes from NS2 will not be executing under NS3, however there are some codes have been converted from NS2 like OLSR, etc.NS3 supports both IP and Non IP Based networks, protocols like OLSR, AODV, etc and networks like WiFi, WiMax, LTE, etc. This post will tell you how to install Network Simulator 3 (NS3) to be installed on a Linux Mint 14 (64bit OS). May be it will work too good for Ubuntu 13.04 also. The NS3 software can be downloaded from It consists of good documentation too. The recent version is 3.17 (ns-allinone-3.17) . Here is the website snapshot.