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…


This website is hosted for showcasing the network simulators like ns2, ns3, omnet++ and their supporting tools.

Often I get queries like why are you showcasing only installation instructions of various softwares and not the source codes for various protocols, etc.  Also I used the idea of some other websites and post those codes here in my website.  Here is my justification for these questions

  • NS2, NS3 is open source softwares and only the software is free, but the support is pricey. But i do the support also free (so far). I never charged a single penny for anyone whom i have helped online. 
  • Initially i developed this website for my students to get to know the information related to ns2, Most of the users of the world first try to install ns2 and only then they started practicing. My website will help them in the first step to install, to run simple scripts and progress
  • I used some of the codes given by my students to compile it on a new OS, once I tried that, I try to record it and post it in my blog. (But some third party companies take the code and sell it to students (that's quite normal) and later if they found any errors, they divert to me for any errors or bugs in the program (which I don't like). So I stopped posting the workable source codes of ns2, still most of the codes are freely available in ns2 that were compiled once in a older versions of ns2 (ns 2.1, 2.26, etc)... 
  • But I do help lot of students across the globe through Facebook, Google+ or @tspradeepkumar any social media and I help them in sharing the source codes (what i develop or the codes some others developed and recompiled in latest version of ns2). So I do help the student community outside this blog.
Also I place Google Adverstisements (Adsense codes) to pay for the adwords and to pay the domain hosting and registration charges. Since everything is free,  I place ads to compensate my hosting charges. 

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So, I wont stop sharing information to my readers. I feel "Information is Wealth" 

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