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Auteur: Vincent Verloop

How to install Adobe Flash Player on Kali Linux

First option:

  • Download Flash Player for Linux (.tar.gz ), from website.
  • Unpack the tar.gz file. At the prompt type:
    tar -zxvf install_flash_player_11_linux.x86_64.tar.gz
  • Once unpacked you will see the following:

        + /usr

  • Identify the location of the browser plugins directory, based on your Linux distribution and Firefox versionCopy to the appropriate browser plugins directory. 
  • At the prompt type:     

cp /usr/lib/mozilla/plugins/

  • Copy the Flash Player Local Settings configurations files to the /usr directory.  At the prompt type:

cp -r usr/* /usr


Second option:

Type in the terminal:

apt-get install flashplugin-nonfree


update-flashplugin-nonfree --install

and you’re done.

How to Restore the Windows 7 MBR (Master Boot Record)

  1. Boot your computer to the Windows 7 DVD (or to a “Repair CD”).
  2. Click the button for “Use recovery tools”.
  3. Then select “Command Prompt”.
  4. The command we will use, bootsect.exe, is in a folder (named boot) on the DVD.
  5. We need to know what drive letter has been assigned the DVD drive to access the folder.
    Type: diskpart
    and press Enter
    Type: select disk 0 (zero)
    and press Enter
    type: list volume
    and press Enter

  6. Use your DVD drive letter and:
    Type: exit
    and press Enter
    to close Diskpart
    Type: G: (use the letter of your DVD drive)
    and press Enter
    Type: cd boot
    and press Enter
    Type: dir
    and press Enter

     to verify that bootcect.exe is there (if you really need to)

  7. To restore the “bootsector code”:
    TYPE: bootsect /nt60 SYS /mbr
    and press Enter

  8. Type: exit
    and press Enter

  9. Now select Shut Down or Restart. Then you can reboot your computer into Windows.

How to install Google Chrome on Kali Linux

Download the deb package from

dpkg -i google-chrome-stable_current_i386.deb


When then trying to run Chrome from the menu, an error message pops up advising:
unable to run as root
and that to run as root you must specify an alternate –user-data-dir for storage of profile information.


So let’s do that, browse to:


File System -> opt -> google -> chrome

cd /opt/google/chrome


Open the file google-chrome with a text editor:

nano google-chrome


And on the last line:


exec -a "$0" "$HERE/chrome"  "$@"


Add the below text:



Do it like this:

exec -a "$0" "$HERE/chrome"  "$@" --user-data-dir

How to setup Android Emulator on Kali Linux

Option 1:

  1. Download SDK/Bundle From:…(or use the SDK in /usr/share/android-sdk ).
  2. Extract the tar.gz File (tar -xf nameOfFile.tar.gz).
  3. Open Terminal change directory to the SDK Path.
  4. Change directory in the subfolder Tools.
  5. List all available devices ./android list.
  6. Select and id and create the device ./android create avd -n NAME -t ID
  7. Change Settings ./android avd
  8. Start Emulator ./emulator -avd NAME

ln -s /usr/lib/i386-linux-gnu/ #SDK-PATH#/tools/lib/


Option 2:

From the Terminal, do the following:

  • Android avd
  • Go to Tools – Manage SDK.
  • Install the needed packages.
  • Create a new Virtual Device.
  • Start the Virtual Device.


How to use Dradis on Kali Linux

What is Dradis?


Dradis is an open source framework to enable you to work efficiently by gathering information from different tools and presenting it in a variety of formats. We currently support:


  • Burp Scanner
  • Mediawiki
  • Nessus (v1, v2)
  • NeXpose
  • Nikto
  • Nmap
  • OpenVAS


  • Retina
  • SureCheck
  • VulnDB HQ
  • w3af
  • wXf
  • Zed Attack Proxy

Dradis is a self-contained web application that provides a centralised repository of information to keep track of what has been done so far, and what is still ahead. It’s the best way for teams to collaborate.