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…

TCL installation error

In case, if ns2 have to be recompiled based on a new addition of protocol or agent, there should be an entry to the After the changes are made, the following things need to be done to compile the agents.

$] ./configure 
$] make 

but ./configure may throw an error as shown below like
"Configure: Error: Installation of Tcl Seems to be incomplete or not found"

tcl error
TCL Error
To correct this problem, please try the following

$] ./configure --with-tcl-ver=8.5 

The above works only after the successful installation of ns2. If you are installing ns2 for the first time refer this blog post

T S Pradeep Kumar

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