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Old 03-04-2018, 07:10 AM   #1
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Adding new repositories to kali linux


I have kali linux, which i run on live usb persistence in my laptop. I recently update the sources.list file from http to repo. And now when i try to do apt-get uldate, i see that

"403 Forbidden
See apt-secure(8) manage for repository creation and user configuration details."

I did so bcoz i wanted to solve the speed issue in kali linux. Plz help me!!
 
Old 03-04-2018, 08:25 AM   #2
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I have kali linux, which i run on live usb persistence in my laptop. I recently update the sources.list file from http to repo. And now when i try to do apt-get uldate, i see that

"403 Forbidden See apt-secure(8) manage for repository creation and user configuration details."
I did so bcoz i wanted to solve the speed issue in kali linux. Plz help me!!
You first need to read the LQ Rules about text speak and NOT USING IT, and you need to read the "Question Guidelines" link in my posting signature. Also see the Kali Linux sticky post at the top of this forum:
https://www.linuxquestions.org/quest...ad-4175614092/

You SHOULD NOT be using Kali for anything but network security/pentesting. Their own website tells you this. It is only for advanced users, and you are posting in the "Newbie" forum. Also, you say nothing about your hardware, what the (supposed) 'speed issue' you're having is, or what you're trying to install. And the error message you posted gives you something to read...did you read it???
 
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Old 03-04-2018, 12:42 PM   #3
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I appreciate your response to my post.
I am new to this site and was a little confused about where to post things about kali linux. Where should i post questions related to kali linux?
I am talking about the low internet speed that i get in the terminal.
So, to increase the speed, i changed the first line of the "sources.list" text file in /etc/apt/ from "deb http://http" to "deb http://repo". Nothing else did I change.
 
Old 03-05-2018, 07:43 AM   #4
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I appreciate your response to my post.
I am new to this site and was a little confused about where to post things about kali linux. Where should i post questions related to kali linux?
Wherever you want. But you seem to not understand what you were told in my first reply.
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I am talking about the low internet speed that i get in the terminal. So, to increase the speed, i changed the first line of the "sources.list" text file in /etc/apt/ from "deb http://http" to "deb http://repo". Nothing else did I change.
Yes, we understand what you're talking about; re-read my first reply.

AGAIN: YOU SHOULD NOT BE USING KALI...has zero to do with where you posted your question, but Kali is NOT FOR NEW USERS, and again, it says this on their website, along with "don't use this for anything but network/security testing". While it is BASED on Debian, what you're trying to do won't work, and it certainly won't fix your slow internet speed. You are getting slow speeds, because (AGAIN) Kali is doing things for network testing.

AGAIN: Load another distro; do not use Kali.
 
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Old 03-05-2018, 09:14 AM   #5
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Wherever you want. But you seem to not understand what you were told in my first reply.

Yes, we understand what you're talking about; re-read my first reply.

AGAIN: YOU SHOULD NOT BE USING KALI...has zero to do with where you posted your question, but Kali is NOT FOR NEW USERS, and again, it says this on their website, along with "don't use this for anything but network/security testing". While it is BASED on Debian, what you're trying to do won't work, and it certainly won't fix your slow internet speed. You are getting slow speeds, because (AGAIN) Kali is doing things for network testing.

AGAIN: Load another distro; do not use Kali.
You are quite right about kali being for advanced users. I am very much interested in advanced networking and stuff as a subject to learn. Another thing is that I chanhed the sources.list from original website url to one of the official mirrors given by kali themselves and the internet speed went from 30 kb/s to 270kb/s which is what my internet gices at it's full potential. It's not that i am a complete newbie to kali because I have gone through many problems in kali linux and have solved them. One last question that I have is that in which forums should i upload questions related to kali linux. I once again thank you for your responses.
 
Old 03-05-2018, 09:20 AM   #6
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Alright! Got your point sir ��. Just read your post about kali linux. I will from now onwards will upload my questions to forums of kali. So is it that i am not supposed to post any questions related kali here or like some specific types of questions are allowed? If so, what are those types of questions? Thanks once again sir for answering a bit of a beginner like me. I appreciate it a lot! Thank you!
 
Old 03-05-2018, 09:26 AM   #7
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Alright! Got your point sir ��. Just read your post about kali linux. I will from now onwards will upload my questions to forums of kali.
Good - on both points.

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So is it that i am not supposed to post any questions related kali here or like some specific types of questions are allowed? If so, what are those types of questions? Thanks once again sir for answering a bit of a beginner like me...
Reading the link TB0ne gave you, as well as the warning on Kali's own website should tell you that. There's no such thing as a "bit of a beginner".

Why are you still using Kali ?
 
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Old 03-05-2018, 09:30 AM   #8
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And quite apart from the folly of a newbie using Kali, you should not be adding repositories to your package manager. I wouldn't do that even in vanilla Debian. Mixing repositories is a pretty reliable way of bricking your system.
 
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Old 03-05-2018, 09:31 AM   #9
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You are quite right about kali being for advanced users. I am very much interested in advanced networking and stuff as a subject to learn.
Which is totally fine, but you need to START learning with something else. Again, there is **NO NEED** to use Kali to learn advanced networking concepts. ALL of the tools that are on Kali are available for use on other distros.
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Another thing is that I chanhed the sources.list from original website url to one of the official mirrors given by kali themselves and the internet speed went from 30 kb/s to 270kb/s which is what my internet gices at it's full potential. It's not that i am a complete newbie to kali because I have gone through many problems in kali linux and have solved them. One last question that I have is that in which forums should i upload questions related to kali linux. I once again thank you for your responses.
...and...
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Alright! Got your point sir ��. Just read your post about kali linux. I will from now onwards will upload my questions to forums of kali. So is it that i am not supposed to post any questions related kali here or like some specific types of questions are allowed? If so, what are those types of questions? Thanks once again sir for answering a bit of a beginner like me. I appreciate it a lot! Thank you!
AGAIN, you do not seem to be reading or understanding what is being said. You can feel free to post your questions here, and we are happy to help. But you seem to also be contradicting yourself. You say "I'm not a complete newbie, I have gone through many problems in kali", to "bit of a beginner"...which is it???

AGAIN, as you've now been told three times, you can post your kali questions here, but you **SHOULD NOT BE USING KALI ON A DAILY BASIS, PERIOD** It is **NOT** for daily use, ever, and again it even says so on their website. If you post this on the kali forums, they will tell you the EXACT SAME THING.

USE A DIFFERENT DISTRO TO LEARN WITH.
 
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Old 03-05-2018, 09:43 AM   #10
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AGAIN, you do not seem to be reading or understanding what is being said. You can feel free to post your questions here, and we are happy to help. But you seem to also be contradicting yourself. You say "I'm not a complete newbie, I have gone through many problems in kali", to "bit of a beginner"...which is it???

On a scale of 1 to 10 of knowing about kali, I believe I on number 5.


I see the rep meter at the top left of a post, but i am unable to find the ADD TO REP button you are talking about. Is it because i am using this website on a mobile phone?
Thnx for the answers.
 
Old 03-05-2018, 09:46 AM   #11
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And quite apart from the folly of a newbie using Kali, you should not be adding repositories to your package manager. I wouldn't do that even in vanilla Debian. Mixing repositories is a pretty reliable way of bricking your system.
I am not mixing the repositories, i am just replacing the original kali rolling ones with the mirrors shown to me by the official kali site.
 
Old 03-05-2018, 09:48 AM   #12
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On a scale of 1 to 10 of knowing about kali, I believe I on number 5.
So then:
  • You should already know Kali shouldn't be used as a daily distro
  • You should already know that all of the tools on Kali are available on every other distro
  • You should know how to modify a repo file
  • You should know that doing so and mixing repositories is a BAD IDEA
  • You should know to use a different version of Linux to learn with
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I see the rep meter at the top left of a post, but i am unable to find the ADD TO REP button you are talking about. Is it because i am using this website on a mobile phone?
Thnx for the answers.
Why aren't you using your (now broken, probably) Kali system?? And read the LQ Rules about not using text-speak.
 
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Old 03-05-2018, 10:03 AM   #13
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I agree sir!
I must not use kali as a daily distro. You are right there.
I understand text speech is a rule. But I don't understand how to follow the text-speech rule you are talking about.
I thank you for your repetitive responses to my questions.
 
Old 03-05-2018, 10:20 AM   #14
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Text speak is not a rule, it is a recommendation to avoid it for clarity. TB0ne you may not like the continued use of a single word or two as abbreviations, however please understand what is written in that section about this topic.
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@farhankhatri435,

Please note that LQ users can have profile signatures which appear in all of their posts. Typically when you see the partial solid line _______________ separating text, that is the point where a user's signature appears. Many user's have a combination of recommendations, as well as recommened links. TB0ne is not continually asking you to give reputation, but noting that it is a nice thing to consider at a point when you consider that another member has been helpful. There are a few ways to do this. Icons appear under the user's name on the left, the icon that looks like scales is one way to award reputation. Or on the bottom right of a person's post, there is a question as to whether or not you found their answer helpful, you can also do so this way. There are no requirements to do this, it is your own preference if you wish to offer this.

It sounds as if you are now convinced that Kali is not your best choice. Are you trying another distribution? If so, once you're there and if you find continued problems with it, please update the forum either here, or consider a new thread if the questions are different in nature than this original one.

If you feel this thread is complete, you may choose to mark it as solved and even say in a reply that for now you've gone in a different direction, or offer whatever update comments you feel are germane.
 
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Old 03-05-2018, 11:03 AM   #15
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Text speak is not a rule, it is a recommendation to avoid it for clarity. TB0ne you may not like the continued use of a single word or two as abbreviations, however please understand what is written in that section about this topic.

@farhankhatri435,

Please note that LQ users can have profile signatures which appear in all of their posts. Typically when you see the partial solid line _______________ separating text, that is the point where a user's signature appears. Many user's have a combination of recommendations, as well as recommened links. TB0ne is not continually asking you to give reputation, but noting that it is a nice thing to consider at a point when you consider that another member has been helpful. There are a few ways to do this. Icons appear under the user's name on the left, the icon that looks like scales is one way to award reputation. Or on the bottom right of a person's post, there is a question as to whether or not you found their answer helpful, you can also do so this way. There are no requirements to do this, it is your own preference if you wish to offer this.

It sounds as if you are now convinced that Kali is not your best choice. Are you trying another distribution? If so, once you're there and if you find continued problems with it, please update the forum either here, or consider a new thread if the questions are different in nature than this original one.

If you feel this thread is complete, you may choose to mark it as solved and even say in a reply that for now you've gone in a different direction, or offer whatever update comments you feel are germane.
Sir, I truly thank you for this explanation.I will continue learning kali linux as much as i can.Thank you very much sir
 
  


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