Category: Linux

  • Installing Nvidia driver from source on Kali Linux 2.0

    Following the official documentation for installing Nvidia driver on Kali 2.0 didn’t work for me. I installed nvidia-kernel-dkms, disabled nouveau driver, and rebooted. Then I had an error saying Something went wrong.. and presented with only a logout button. I was unable to login to the graphical interface. So I dug every bit of information […]

  • How to set up the sources.lst on Kali Linux 2.0

    If during the installation of Kali Linux 2.0, you have chose to not use any network mirrors, chances are you  will be using a pretty basic version of the sources.lst file. For those of you don’t know, sources.lst file determines the software repositories from where you can install packages using “apt”. If you have a […]

  • Installing Google Chrome in Kali Linux 2.0

    Well, I just installed the latest Kali OS, I found out no guide out there is up to date. So here it is, I’ll try to write as much as possible.   Step 1: Get the deb file You need to download the Chrome .deb file to install on your Kali Machine. Go HERE and download the […]

  • Linux Mint – Installing Drivers for Broadcom 802.11b/g wireless cards

    This tutorial is applicable to LinuxMint Debian Edition for it doesn’t come with the Hardware Driver option (System->Administration->Hardware Drivers) found in Ubuntu and LinuxMint. Installing LMDE will not automatically install the driver for you so you have to manually do it from the Terminal. Steps are outlined below: You are required to connect to the […]

  • Search for text within nano in linux

    If you haven’t tried out Nano editior in linux, please give it a go! It’s brilliant. Here’s how to search within the file:   Ctrl + W is the shortcut for searching. After entering the search term, press Enter. To repeat the search, issue Alt + W. In this menu, you can select earlier searches […]