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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…

ns2 installation in Ubuntu 14.04

This post tells you how to install ns-2.35 in ubuntu 14.04 64 bit Operating system.
NS2 installation in  Ubuntu 14.04
This post also posts a video that shows the installation instructions.
1. There is no audio in this video, please bear with me but these texts will make you understand how the installation is done in linux.
2. Copy the source file into the home folder
/home/pradeepkumar/ns-allinone-2.35.tar.gz3. give this command to untar or unzip the software
    tar zxvf ns-allinone-2.35.tar.gz
    cd ns-allinone-2.35/
This command will take some time to get ns2 installed....
Before step 1, give these commands (These commands will install the developmental libraries like C, C++, Tcl, Tk, etc)
sudo apt-get update
  sudo apt-get install build-essential autoconf automake libxmu-dev

You may get an error in the ~ns-2.35/linkstate/ls.h file about a small correction in the C++ constructor
change a function erase tothis->erase and then try ./install
This is the only error you can e…

APP Tool for analysing the tracefiles for NS2

There is a new tool that is developed by WING of NIT Surathkal. This tool analyze most of the aspects like
throughput goodputresidual energy of a nodedelaypacket delivery ratioetc and also plot graphs based on the python-matplotlib package

Download this tool from github

Unzip it and give the following commands one by one

$prompt] sudo apt-get udpate
$prompt] sudo apt-get install python-matplotlib
$prompt] cd APP-Tool-master/
$prompt] python

Here are some of the screenshots
To open the App-tool-master

 The following is to plot the throughput
 This is for the throughput values to be plotted
 The following for plotting the delay
The source codes with awk files are given inside the folder Final/. if anyone needs the awk for processing without this front end, you can use that too.
To run awk files

$prompt] awk -f Avg_Del.awk /full/path/to/your/
$prompt] gawk -f Avg_Del.awk /full/path/to/your/


Open Source Softwares for Research by USC

University of Southern California’s Information Sciences Institute (creator of Network Simulator 2 software) is giving royalty free software for researchers and students in various computing domains. You can visit their link and download the software based on some acceptance. (almost all are free and open source).
BSL: A system for learning blocking schemes (helpful for large Data Sources)Carmel Finite State toolkit (It is a finite state transducer package)EIDOS: Efficiently Inducing Definitions for Online SourcesPowerLoom (Knowledge representation and reasoning system)ISI Rewrite DecoderRST Annotation ToolSPADE (Sentence-level PArsing for DiscoursE)BE: Basic Elements for Automated Evaluation of SummariesTiburon is a tree transducer packageTORC (Tools for Reconfigurable Computing)Trellis (Semantic Web)Wings (Semantic workflow System)
Enjoy the Softwares that needed for you from the website of USC
T S Pradeep Kumar