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Kali Linux is one of the most popular Linux-based distributions being used by hackers.Kali Linux is specially crafted for penetration testing and digital forensics. But, what if you want to try out Kali Linux tools on other Linux distros like Ubuntu? You’ll be glad to know that all the tools of this free Linux distribution could be installed on your regular Ubuntu installation.

Here, in this article, I’ll show you how to install Kali Linux hacking tools in Ubuntu using a simple script called Katoolin.

How To Install Kali Linux Tools In Ubuntu?

Using few simple commands, we can easily install Kali Linux tool On Ubuntu machine.

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To install Katoolin, first you need to install git with the following command:

apt-get install git
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git clone https://github.com/LionSec/katoolin.git && cp katoolin/katoolin.py /usr/bin/katoolin

The next step is to make Katoolin executable by running the following command:

chmod +x /usr/bin/katoolin

Now, you just need to enter the following command to run Katoolin on your Ubuntu installation: – Kali Linux Tutorial


As soon as you enter this command, the following easy-to-navigate menu will appear with 5 options to add Kali Linux repositories and update, categories etc.

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Using Katoolin in Ubuntu to install Kali Linux tool:

Using Katoolin is very simple and everything is right in front of you. To add Kali Linux repos, select 1 from the menu and press enter.  To update them, select option 2:

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To choose a category of Kali Linux tool, you need to select option 2 and press enter.

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Here, I chose option 1 i.e. Information Gathering and pressed enter:

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This will present a list of different categories and you can select any one of these. You can also choose all of them at once using 0 option. Here, I chose to install Wireshark by choosing option 52:

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Recommended: The Ultimate Kali Linux Tutorial [For Beginners to Expert]

This way you can choose to install Kali Linux tools in Ubuntu and start hacking. Do you know any other way to install the Kali Linux hacking tools in any other Linux distributions? or Did you find this tutorial helpful? Share your views in the comments below.

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