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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…

TinyOS Installation in Ubuntu 12.04 - IoT Perspective

This post tells you how to install TinyOS installation in Ubuntu 12.04 (I used this old OS as the tinyos 2.0.2 is released earlier and has the full support). However you can try installing in a recent OS also.  But prefer Ubunu with LTS support. 

OS Used: Ubuntu 12.04
Tiny OS Used: Pulled from git (an easier method to do the installation)

NesC compiler installation 

$] sudo apt-get update
$] sudo apt-get install build-essential autoconf2.64 automake libxmu-dev flex bison emacs gperf
$] git clone git://
$] cd nesc/
$] ./Bootstrap
$] ./configure 
$] make
$] make install (If not working, then try sudo make install)

Tiny OS installation

$] git clone git://
$] cd tinyos-main/tools
$] ./Bootstrap
$] ./configure
$] make
$] sudo make install

 T S Pradeep Kumar