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Kali: My minor edits of jsb's SUPERB contribution.

Posted 09-16-2017 at 03:28 PM by !!!

Pupose of this sticky:

Guide those new to Linux, who are having a problem with, or question about, Kali.

What is Kali Linux?

Kali is an advanced Linux distribution, based on Debian, developed by Offensive Security Ltd., designed for digital forensics, penetration testing, and other network security auditing.

Who should be using Kali Linux?

Please first read this, from the Kali site:
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Slackware n00b wants: live for Yumi, and a .vdi

Posted 09-02-2017 at 08:38 PM by !!!
Updated 09-06-2017 at 02:14 PM by !!!

Hello to the multitude of great Slackers on LQ.

I have a 2008 XP 2GB netbook, plus now a 2009 Win7 4GB 64bit (non-UEFI luckily).
N.B.: not yet 'ready' to do a (dual-boot) hdd install
So, I run in VBox, or boot live USB which I use Yumi to create.

Yumi doesn't have an option for (any) slack
I tried the syslinux and grub options, but slackware failed to boot
(I could go back and gather specifics; pic of dead screen maybe)
I found...
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Poll? Are you: cloud-savvy, cli&os/code-savy, just end-user?

Posted 09-02-2017 at 08:37 PM by !!!
Updated 09-07-2017 at 07:49 PM by !!!

I was thinking of a General Forum poll on this.
Yes? No? Inadaquate category specs? Ok-idea? ???

Ok!!! 1st draft notes, WiP being appended here.........

3) wiki def of user is not derogatory!!!
Most of humanity is, by far!!!

2) any level of comfort, with like ps ls ss fs .sh/py/cc etc etc

1) you Cloud buzz-word'ers know who you are
(#2 not required, but likely familiar with such)

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