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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 https://github.com/LionSec/katoolin.git
$] sudo cp katoolin/katoolin.py /usr/bin/katoolin
$] sudo katoolin

This will give various options as shown below
Katoolin
Fig 1 Katoolin
Katoolin
Fig 2 Katoolin

Select the option '1' to add Kali repositories and update
After it is done, Select "2" -> update
If you want to go to the previous menu type back

Fig 3 Katoolin
 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 taken..
Katoolin
Fig 4 Katoolin

Katoolin
Fig 5 Katoolin
After the packages were downloaded, again run the command sudo katoolin to install the Kali Menu or Classical menu by pressing 4 or 3 respectively as shown in Fig. 2.

Once everything is installed, This is how the start menu of Linux Mint looks like
Fig 6 - Start Menu in Linux Mint


T S Pradeep Kumar

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