20 basics about how to use Kali Linux

how to use Kali Linux

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How to use Kali Linux?

Kali Linux is the best pen-testing software in existence. So you should know how to use Kali Linux. In Movies I thought they were using windows but HELL no!! Linux it was. In line with pen-testing, it makes you feel a lot smarter. So, without further a do, LETS BEGIN!!

1. Main window:

That’s what it looks like. the other articles have already shown what is kali Linux, so here is its look

kali linux startup

2. Now, to start with the basic operations:

1. Making a new Directory–> Open the terminal, The box thingyat the top left on the right of the globe. and Type –>mkdir  foldername

Making new folder

2. Creating a new file–> Type: touch Filename

Creating New File

3. Making multiple directories–> mkdir dir1 dire2 dir3Multiple folders

4. Creating Multiple files–>touch filea filebMultiple files  5. Deleting a directory–>rm -rf foldernameDeleting Directory5. Deleting a file–>      rm filenameDelete File 6.Copying sourcefile–> cp source destinationCopy sourefile7. Deleting multiple Directories–> rm -rf dir1 dir2 dir3deleting multiple files 8. Moving  a file: mv source Destinationmoving a file 9. Clearing the screen: it actually scrolls the window down rather then removing what was previously written: clearclearing screen 10. To see the Date: #dateDate11. To see the calendar: #calendarCalendar 12. Adding a new user: useradd usernameadding new user 13. Applying User Password: passwd usernameApplying password to user 14. Deleting User : userdel usernameDeleting user15. adding and creating password for a group :  groupadd groupname

gpasswd groupname   Addind group and applying password 16. Deleting Group: groupdel groupnamedeleting group  17. Help Commands such as man, info and pinfo: man commandname

info commandname

pinfo commandname
Help commands outputHelp command output info command makes more information availableHelp Command 2 outputHelp Command 2_output and so on

18. Editor: it is used to edit existing files or creating a file

a  file(created): vi filenameadded and edited Edited FileOnly edited vim- 2nd editing command

vim filename2nd editing command 19. Checking the Ip : ifconfig

Ip checking

20. To avail all that was done over above at the desk top you need to 1st go to the desktop, otherwise all the                                                         above is created in the root folder. To go to Desktop through the terminal

cd DesktopTo Open Desktop

Kali Linux has a different way of taking the screen shots. For this, exit the full screen in the virtual box–> click on Machine on the upper left–> select take screen shot. before 2day i didn’t even know this but it is helpful if you later want to see error in your working on this particular system

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3 thoughts on “20 basics about how to use Kali Linux

  1. sir i have installed kali linux in my hdd. and the repositories error is held. how could i resolve this error. I have tried all the repositories available on the linux site but all in vain. how could i uninstall this version completely from my hdd so i will install 2019.4 on my pc. please sir help me….

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