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Things to do after installing Kali Linux 2.0

When your kali linux is up and running after installation there are few things you need to do to make it's user interface easier and to enjoy it's functionalities to the full extent.

So here are the 10 things you must do after installing Kali Linux2.0:

Go ahead read the official guide for post installation tips.

Fix the default Repository

When you update Kali Linux 2.0 you may get error Segmentation fault.To fix this error you need change sources.list file.So open you terminal and open sources.list file into a text editor:

root@seven:~# leafpad /etc/apt/sources.list

Add following official repository to sources.list file and remove existing:

# Regular repositories
deb http://http.kali.org/kali sana main non-free contrib
deb http://security.kali.org/kali-security sana/updates main contrib non-free
# Source repositories
deb-src http://http.kali.org/kali sana main non-free contrib
deb-src http://security.kali.org/kali-security sana/updates main contrib non-free

Update , Upgrade and Dist-Upgrade

updates : updates the list of available packages and their versions, but it does not install or upgrade any packages.
Upgrade :actually installs newer versions of the packages you have. After updating the lists, the package manager knows about available updates for the software you have installed. This is why you first want to update
dist-upgrade in addition to performing the function of upgrade, also intelligently handles changing dependencies with new versions of packages; apt-get has a smart conflict resolution system, and it will attempt to upgrade the most important packages at the expense of less important ones if necessary.

So run all the three commands in a single line just paste the following command into your terminal and hit enter:

root@seven:~# apt-get clean && apt-get update && apt-get upgrade -y && apt-get dist-upgrade -y

It will take time to update and upgrade so you need to wait until it finishes.

Install Software center

ubuntu software center has thousands of softwares .Anything you need just search and install within 2 clicks you will get what you want.I think most of you are already familiar with software center.So open your terminal and type:

root@seven:~# apt-get install software-center

Enable automatic Login

For automatic login at the beginning ,You must make few changes to daemon.conf file.So open your terminal and type:

root@seven:~# gedit /etc/gdm3/daemon.conf

Just Remove the # at the beginning from the following lines:

remove sign

Install DVWA

DVWA is a tools for practising you web penetration tesking skills in a legal environment.You can test all the skills like xss,file remote file inclusion,LFI,SQL injection and bruteforcing etc on your local computer.

Install LazyKali

You are going to love it.It is time saving and adds other useful tools.

Install tor with proxychains

Tor with proxychains can be used for 2 purposes,it protects your identity and anonymize your attacks.It can be used with tools like nmap,owasp etc.

Install Tor browser

Tor is a web browser specially built to protect your identity on internet.

Install KDE

KDE is an advance , highly customizable and light weight desktop environment for linux.

Install Nessus on kali

Nessus is used for remote scanning.It has many features.