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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…

Compiling Contiki OS from Source - an IOT Perspective

Installation and usage of Instant Contiki OS is already featured in my blog post. 

This post tells you how to compile contiki OS from source and make use of the maximum benefit of IOT.

Internet of Things is a new word in the technology and every corporate to healthcare talks about this. Being a researcher or a learner, the first step towards the learning of IOT starts with implementing an application. In this context, Contiki OS with cooja is a framework that can be installed in Linux to program sensor motes for any IOT application.

OS Used for testing: Ubuntu 14.04.3

Assuming you installed Ubuntu, here are the commands you can try now

$] sudo apt-get update
$] sudo apt-get install build-essential binutils-msp430 gcc-msp430 msp430-libc libncurses5-dev openjdk-7-jre openjdk-7-jdk avrdude avr-libc gcc-avr gdb-avr binutils-avr mspdebug msp430mcu autoconf automake libxmu-dev

Once installed, download the contiki OS from Github.
There are various…