Power Up Your Ubuntu With Kali Linux Pentesting Tools Using Katoolin

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Automatically install all Kali Linux tools on Ubuntu and Debian. Install and use “Katoolin” in Ubuntu 15.04, Ubuntu 14.04 and Debian, to install Kali Linux tools at once. Besides able to install Kali Linux tools, Katoolin tool can add Kali Linux repositories and/or remove Kali Linux repositories in an easy manner.

Katoolin is a powerful script that allows to install Kali Linux tools on Ubuntu, Debain or another Linux distributions. The only requirements to install and use Katoolin is an operating system (Ubuntu 14.04 or higher) and Python 2.7.

In this tutorial we are going to look at steps to install Katoolin on Debian based derivatives.

Recommended: An Introduction To Hacker’s OS: Kali Linux Setup Tutorial

Major Features of Katoolin

  • Adding Kali Linux repositories.
  • Removing Kali Linux repositories.
  • Installing Kali Linux tools.


Requirements for installing and using Katoolin.

  • An operating system for this case we are using Ubuntu 14.04 64-bit.
  • Python 2.7

Installing Katoolin

To install Katoolin run the following commands.
# apt-get install git
# git clone https://github.com/LionSec/katoolin.git  && cp katoolin/katoolin.py /usr/bin/katoolin
Sample Output
cp katoolin/katoolin.py /usr/bin/katoolin
Cloning into 'katoolin'...
remote: Counting objects: 52, done.
remote: Total 52 (delta 0), reused 0 (delta 0), pack-reused 52
Unpacking objects: 100% (52/52), done.
Checking connectivity... done.
Then make /usr/bin/katoolin executable by running the command below.
# chmod +x  /usr/bin/katoolin
Now you can run Katoolin as follows.
# katoolin
The output below shows the interface of Katoolin when you run the command.
Sample Output
 $$   $$             $$                         $$ $$           
 $$ | $$  |            $$ |                        $$ |__|          
 $$ |$$  /  $$$$$$  $$$$$$    $$$$$$   $$$$$$  $$ |$$ $$$$$$$  
 $$$$$  /   ____$$ _$$  _|  $$  __$$ $$  __$$ $$ |$$ |$$  __$$ 
 $$  $$<    $$$$$$$ |  Kali linux tools installer |$$ |$$ |$$ |  $$ |
 $$ |$$  $$  __$$ |  $$ |$$ $$ |  $$ |$$ |  $$ |$$ |$$ |$$ |  $$ |
 $$ | $$ $$$$$$$ |  $$$$  |$$$$$$  |$$$$$$  |$$ |$$ |$$ |  $$ |
 __|  __| _______|   ____/  ______/  ______/ __|__|__|  __| V1.0 

 + -- -- +=[ Author: LionSec | Homepage: www.lionsec.net
 + -- -- +=[ 330 Tools 


1) Add Kali repositories & Update 
2) View Categories
3) Install classicmenu indicator
4) Install Kali menu
5) Help
As you can see it provides a menu from which you can make selections of what you want to do.
Incase the above way of installation fails, you also can try the following steps.
Go to https://github.com/LionSec/katoolin.git page download the zip file and extract it.
# wget https://github.com/LionSec/katoolin/archive/master.zip
# unzip master.zip
After extracting, you should be able to find katoolin.py script. Run katoolin.py command, you will be able to view the output similar to above.
# cd katoolin-master/
# chmod 755 katoolin.py
#  ./katoolin.py 

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How do I use Katoolin?

To add Kali Linux repositories and update repositories, select option 1 from the Menu.
1) Add Kali repositories & Update 
2) View Categories
3) Install classicmenu indicator
4) Install Kali menu
5) Help

kat > 1

1) Add kali linux repositories
2) Update
3) Remove all kali linux repositories
4) View the contents of sources.list file

What do you want to do ?> 1
Sample Output
Executing: gpg --ignore-time-conflict --no-options --no-default-keyring --homedir /tmp/tmp.DC9QzwECdM --no-auto-check-trustdb --trust-model always --keyring /etc/apt/trusted.gpg --primary-keyring /etc/apt/trusted.gpg --keyserver pgp.mit.edu --recv-keys ED444FF07D8D0BF6
gpg: requesting key 7D8D0BF6 from hkp server pgp.mit.edu
gpg: key 7D8D0BF6: public key "Kali Linux Repository <devel@kali.org>" imported
gpg: Total number processed: 1
gpg:               imported: 1  (RSA: 1)
Then you can select option 2 from the interface above to update the repositories. From the output below, I have only captured a portion where Kali Linux repositories are being updated so that one can install Kali Linux tools in Ubuntu.
What do you want to do ?> 2
Ign http://in.archive.ubuntu.com vivid InRelease                                                                                            
Ign http://security.ubuntu.com vivid-security InRelease                                                                                                               
Ign http://in.archive.ubuntu.com vivid-updates InRelease                                                                                                               
Get:1 http://security.ubuntu.com vivid-security Release.gpg [933B]                                                                                                    
Ign http://in.archive.ubuntu.com vivid-backports InRelease                                                                                                                      
Get:2 http://repo.kali.org kali-bleeding-edge InRelease [11.9 kB]                                                                              
Get:3 http://security.ubuntu.com vivid-security Release [63.5 kB]                                                            
Hit http://in.archive.ubuntu.com vivid Release.gpg                                                                              
Get:4 http://repo.kali.org kali-bleeding-edge/main amd64 Packages [8,164 B]                                                
Get:5 http://in.archive.ubuntu.com vivid-updates Release.gpg [933 B]                                                                
Get:6 http://repo.kali.org kali-bleeding-edge/main i386 Packages [8,162 B]                                               
Hit http://in.archive.ubuntu.com vivid-backports Release.gpg    
If you want to delete the Kali Linux repositories you added, then select option 3.
What do you want to do ?> 3
All kali linux repositories have been deleted !
As part of its operation, the Apt package uses a /etc/apt/sources.list that lists the ‘sources‘ from which you can obtain and install other packages.
To view contents of /etc/apt/sources.list file, select of 4.
What do you want to do ?> 4

#deb cdrom:[Ubuntu 15.04 _Vivid Vervet_ - Release amd64 (20150422)]/ vivid main restricted

# See http://help.ubuntu.com/community/UpgradeNotes for how to upgrade to
# newer versions of the distribution.
deb http://in.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ vivid main restricted
deb-src http://in.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ vivid main restricted

## Major bug fix updates produced after the final release of the
## distribution.
deb http://in.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ vivid-updates main restricted
deb-src http://in.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ vivid-updates main restricted
To go back you can simply type back and press [Enter] key.
What do you want to do ?> back

1) Add Kali repositories & Update 
2) View Categories
3) Install classicmenu indicator
4) Install Kali menu
5) Help

kat > 
To go back to the main menu, simply type gohome and press [Enter] key.
kat > gohome

1) Add Kali repositories & Update 
2) View Categories
3) Install classicmenu indicator
4) Install Kali menu
5) Help

kat >
There are different categories of Kali Linux tools you can install on your Ubuntu using Katoolin.
To view the available categories, select option 2 from the main menu.
kat > 2

**************************** All Categories *****************************

1) Information Gathering   8) Exploitation Tools
2) Vulnerability Analysis   9) Forensics Tools
3) Wireless Attacks    10) Stress Testing
4) Web Applications    11) Password Attacks
5) Sniffing & Spoofing    12) Reverse Engineering
6) Maintaining Access    13) Hardware Hacking
7) Reporting Tools     14) Extra
0) All

Select a category or press (0) to install all Kali linux tools .
You can select a category of choice or install all available Kali Linux tools by selecting option (0) and press [Enter] to install.
You can also install a ClassicMenu indicator using Katoolin.
    1. ClassicMenu Indicator is a application indicator for the top panel of Ubuntu’s Unity desktop environment.
    2. ClassicMenu Indicator provides a simple way for you to get a classic GNOME-style application menu for those who prefer this over the default Unity dash menu.
To install classicmenu indicator, press y and press [Enter].
kat > back

1) Add Kali repositories & Update 
2) View Categories
3) Install classicmenu indicator
4) Install Kali menu
5) Help

kat > 3
ClassicMenu Indicator is a notification area applet (application indicator) for the top panel of Ubuntu's Unity desktop environment.

It provides a simple way to get a classic GNOME-style application menu for those who prefer this over the Unity dash menu.

Like the classic GNOME menu, it includes Wine games and applications if you have those installed.

For more information , please visit : http://www.florian-diesch.de/software/classicmenu-indicator/

Do you want to install classicmenu indicator ? [y/n]> y
 This PPA contains the most recent alpha/beta releases for
 * Arronax http://www.florian-diesch.de/software/arronax/
 * ClassicMenu Indicator http://www.florian-diesch.de/software/classicmenu-indicator/
 * Privacy Indicator http://www.florian-diesch.de/software/indicator-privacy/
 * RunLens http://www.florian-diesch.de/software/runlens/
 * Unsettings http://www.florian-diesch.de/software/unsettings/
 * UUdeLens http://www.florian-diesch.de/software/uudelens
 More info: https://launchpad.net/~diesch/+archive/ubuntu/testing
Press [ENTER] to continue or ctrl-c to cancel adding it

gpg: keyring `/tmp/tmpaqk6fphl/secring.gpg' created
gpg: keyring `/tmp/tmpaqk6fphl/pubring.gpg' created
You can also install Kali menu in Ubuntu by select option 4 and press y and then press [Enter].
To quit Katoolin, simply press Control+C.
kat > ^CShutdown requested...Goodbye...


These installation steps are easy to follow and using Katoolin is also easy too. Hope you find this article helpful. If you have any additional ideas then post a comment. Remember stay connected to TecMint to find out more guides such as this on.

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