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Old 02-06-2009, 02:50 PM   #1
kirkster
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tar.gz installing when a newbie


Hey Guys,

I am running Ubuntu 8.10 - NICE!!!

However, I to want to install a tar.gz This is not availabel as a package.

http://www.metasploit.com/framework/...ork-3.2.tar.gz

I want to run this application which is a network penetration tester (I am a network engineer).

When I type the ./configure command it complains about being an unknown command.


./configure

bash: ./configure: No such file or directory


Any ideas chaps? Is my path wrong?

I have unzipped the files into my home directory and have changed to the directory when executing the ./configure command.

./configure

Rgds, Steve
 
Old 02-06-2009, 02:56 PM   #2
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What does the included README or INSTALL file say to do?
 
Old 02-06-2009, 03:23 PM   #3
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Link doesn't work, any way, you may be in the wrong directory, could you export the files inside your home running on a terminal:

Code:
ls
However, find the dir you've extracted from the .tar.gz and launch:

Code:
cd namedir
Once entered launch.

Code:
cat README
Read the README, and if you want read INSTALL file, too.

After:

Code:
./configure
Try, and make sure that the configure file exists.

EDIT: I found the right link: http://www.metasploit.com/framework/...ork-3.2.tar.gz

Last edited by metrofox; 02-06-2009 at 03:32 PM.
 
Old 02-06-2009, 03:27 PM   #4
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You might want to take a look at the docs:
Quote:
Installation on Unix
Installing the Framework is as easy as extracting the tarball, changing into the
created directory, and executing your preferred user interface.
 
Old 02-06-2009, 03:28 PM   #5
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Well... it is not a good package to start experiencing with manual installation. Indeed, you have not to install anything but the pre-requisites. You will not find a ./configure script and the website does not mention it at all. The user interface is made by Ruby scripts. You must have Ruby installed and then launch one of the interfaces (e.g. msfconsole). Just follow instructions at http://trac.metasploit.com/wiki/Meta.../InstallUbuntu
 
  


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