Surely you’ve heard the word “Kali Linux”? it is the OS for hacking, penetration, etc. And this time I will discuss about how to install the tool Katoolin at times linux (Ubuntu based or Debian based).
Katoolin is one script that was developed using the Python programming language to add, remove and install linux repository times.
If you are a fan of hacking, it does not hurt to use this Katoolin, there are at least 330 Tools provided. I too like with this tool.
With the help of Katoolin Script you can add / install Tool Kali Linux or updates and more. Want to know how? Listen directly.
Major Features of Katoolin
- Adding Kali Linux repositories.
- Removing Kali Linux repositories.
- Installing Kali Linux tools.
- An operating system for this case I using Kali Rolling 2016.1 64 bit.
- Python 2.7 or higher.
To install Katoolin run the following commands.
Then make /usr/bin/katoolin executable by running the command below.
Now you can run Katoolin as follows.
The output below shows the interface of Katoolin when you run the command.
As you can see it provides a menu from which you can make selections of what you want to do. Incase the above way of installation fails, you also can try the following steps. Go to https://github.com/LionSec/katoolin.git page download the zip file and extract it.
After extracting, you should be able to find katoolin.py script. Run katoolin.py command, you will be able to view the output similar to above.
How do I use Katoolin?
To add Kali Linux repositories and update repositories, select option 1 from the Menu.
Then you can select option 2 from the interface above to update the repositories. If you want to delete the Kali Linux repositories you added, then select option 3.
As part of its operation, the Apt package uses a /etc/apt/sources.list that lists the ‘sources‘ from which you can obtain and install other packages. To view contents of /etc/apt/sources.list file, select of 4.
To go back you can simply type back and press [Enter] key.
To go back to the main menu, simply type gohome and press [Enter] key.
There are different categories of Kali Linux tools you can install using Katoolin. To view the available categories, select option 2 from the main menu.
You can select a category of choice or install all available Kali Linux tools by selecting option (0) and press [Enter] to install.
You can also install a ClassicMenu indicator using Katoolin.
- ClassicMenu Indicator is a application indicator for the top panel of Ubuntu’s Unity desktop environment.
- ClassicMenu Indicator provides a simple way for you to get a classic GNOME-style application menu for those who prefer this over the default Unity dash menu.
For more information, please visit : http://www.florian-diesch.de/software/classicmenu-indicator/ to install classicmenu indicator, press y and press [Enter].
You can also install Kali menu in Ubuntu by select option 4 and press y and then press [Enter]. To quit Katoolin, simply press Control+C.
Katoolin is a program designed for penetration, hacking, security testing system, this tutorial just learning, hopefully this article useful, if there are any other ideas please add in the comments, have a nice day.
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