What I Learned This Week(Part 1)

This week I installed Kali Linux on my laptop and these are a few things I know and learned this week. * I you have issues with the nouveau drivers then disable it when you boot to linux. press e when you get to the grub boot menu and add nouveau.modest=0 at the end of the line where it says Linux .Then press F10 to boot to the OS with nouveau disabled.

  • You can use apt to install *.deb files sudo apt install *.deb It will install required dependencies too.

  • You can use an alternative mirror if your download speed is low when you update and upgrade sudo nano /etc/apt/sources.list Replace http://http.kali.org/kali in deb http://http.kali.org/kali kali-rolling main non-free contrib with one of the repo from https://http.kali.org/README.mirrorlist

  • I recently deleted my apt files in /lib/apt/, then I downloaded the .deb files from the ubuntu packages https://packages.ubuntu.com/search?keywords=apt-offline-gui and installed them

  • Tensorflow does not support python 3.7 yet, but kali 2019 comes with python3.7. So you cannot just install tensorflow in kali.