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  1. captain-sensible

    HP Pavilion eg-0077 touchpad

    probably first identify it: these commands help on mine: bash-5.0# xinput list ⎡ Virtual core pointer id=2 [master pointer (3)] ⎜ ↳ Virtual core XTEST pointer id=4 [slave pointer (2)] ⎜ ↳ PixArt USB Optical Mouse id=9...
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    PC stopped during Kali Linux Installation What can I do now?

    taking into account what f33dm3bits has said , i this is a hypothesis of what you had, what happened and what you have now. You had Mint which was installed after Windows so the boot manager as probably grub, from which you could boot either Windows or Mint. You started a kali install that...
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    PC stopped during Kali Linux Installation What can I do now?

    cheers f33dm3bits for having a look !
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    PC stopped during Kali Linux Installation What can I do now?

    i see @f33dm3bits is online , what do you make of this ?
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    PC stopped during Kali Linux Installation What can I do now?

    don't thank me , we haven't solved anything but there is hope. is it showing anything in boot options priority etc ? if we don't get anywhere tonight hold fast and Chris the Wizard .. must have some ideas @wizardfromoz or anyone else on here tonight ? one other thing i see no admin password-...
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    PC stopped during Kali Linux Installation What can I do now?

    ok so that means you can get access to bios, means has power , cpu circa 40 degress thats ok ..mmm and it can see the SSD hard drive nvme , which might suggest ssd not dead hopefully either. but the usb ports are saying not available any dvd drive with your laptop? what does F8 boot menu show ?
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    PC stopped during Kali Linux Installation What can I do now?

    Shutdown bootup and stright away hit F8 key and see what you see ?
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    PC stopped during Kali Linux Installation What can I do now?

    well its just that I have kali live version on a usb stick , means i can run it wirhout having to install . However i've got wpscan on slackware running as we speak , metasploit so i'm not sure i even need kali . Some iso such as Mint/ ubuntu give you a choice "try" or install
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    PC stopped during Kali Linux Installation What can I do now?

    ok so theres a good chance Windows might still be there, you were basically going to replace Mint with Kali ? Did that kali on usb have live option or was it an install iso only?From a cold boot what happends when you hit F8 key ? or Del key
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    Hey

    ..of course and as comedians do a shameless steal and apapt it to Uk !
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    Execute sh command in WSL

    plan B then might be the other way to play with commands is to use a live linux OS from a usb stick, or install Linux
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    Why a good philosophical aphorism can be so powerful

    Linguistics : i'm currently studying TWI , i try and break it down to understand it; quite often my wife(fluent in TWI) is unable to help with that but I make break throughs . My problem is that i find it hard to accept and learn if i don't understand it . Personally i think Twitter has a...
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    Execute sh command in WSL

    i installed WSL onto wifes computer; it was obvious that its limited but can be used to learn commands. Out of instance in a terminal type this command at a $ prompt and post output: pwd it should show context of default location the other way to play with commands is to use a live linux...
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    Hey

    In London a man coming running towards Nigel Kennedy , a well known violinist and said to Nigel , hurriedly "how can i get to The Royal Albert Hall" to which the Nigel said "practice, practice, practice".
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    Hey

    well its a pretty broad subject where hacking, white hat, grey hat and pentesting are all in the mix. Its going to involve a lot of reading , setting up a system where you can test locally. So for instance I have webs in apache on local host ; one of the tools i try is owasp Zap ...
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    PC stopped during Kali Linux Installation What can I do now?

    welcome to the forum filippo_1980, its going to help if you can elaborate. laptop, Desktop PC / what was on it hard disk before install? What was install media usb stick or cd/dvd Do you have a liveOS on a usb stick ? Power is on for PC ? you should be able to still boot from usb with...
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    Running a skript automatically at boot

    Slackware has that facility via rc.local located /etc/rc.d/ its the last thing to be run before login script appears not sure other disrto i will give you an example. To get apache running for use of web dev i could either do this: 1) # chmod a+x /etc/rc.d/rc.httpd # /etc/rc.d/rc.httpd start...
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    Why a good philosophical aphorism can be so powerful

    My Tai Chi teacher always used to say "less is more"
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    Do i need antivirus in Arcolinux?

    Got this today clamscan /home/andrew/.claws-mail/imapcache/imap.gmail.com/[email protected]/INBOX/28668: Removed. Heuristics.Phishing.Email.SpoofedDomain FOUND
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