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…

About Me

T S Pradeepkumar is a professor from VIT University, holds a Bachelors (Electrical & Electronics)and Masters degree in Embedded system Technologies. Pradeepkumar though from a electrical engineering background, he is interested towards open source technologies and tools for engineering applications and domains.

He authors this blog and currently he is concentrating on open source tools, open source programming and open source technologies like Network Simulator 2, java, moodle, drupal, wordpress, linux, kernel programming, etc.

Initially he started publishing lecture notes for his students on subjects like embedded systems, real time systems, digital electronics, C programming, linux kernel programming, PHP/MySQL.

In future, he is planning to upload video lectures and tutorials for various courses and tools.

Pradeepkumar visited many places in the country (India) for delivering lectures on Network Simulator 2 for Research in wireless technologies. He is currently doing his doctorate in Wireless Sensor Networks.

He can be contacted at : tspembedded at gmail dot com

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