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    LFCS – How to Recover ROOT Password

    This is how to gain root access in single usermode to reset the root password to what you'd like..
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    Just for fun - Linux Jokes and Memes

    Yeah, c'mon guys.. let's police this ourselves and get along. I don't want to have to warn/ban/etc.. good members of the site. Rob
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    Hi all!

    Welcome to the forum!
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    cant install virtual box on kali linux rolling 2019.2

    @Psynide use this link - probably be your best bet:
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    cant install virtual box on kali linux rolling 2019.2

    I'd actually go this route: It gives instructions further down the page for debian-based distributions (kali). Edit: or the link that Arochester gave you w/ step x step for kali directly
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    cant install virtual box on kali linux rolling 2019.2

    Here's a tutorial:
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    Hey there, I usually end up on .. just curious, what OS are you using and i'm assuming you need these to install/run another application? A lot of times, the documentation for the application will list out the prerequisite packages you'd need to install. Those libraries may also...
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    cant install virtual box on kali linux rolling 2019.2

    You need to extract the tar.gz - the deb will be in the unarchived folder. @arochester is correct though in saying Kali probably isn't for you at this point. You want to learn basic Linux commands in a regular distribution before you get into a distribution made for security testing - and...
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    Video - Copying, Moving and Deleting files/directories in Linux

    This video goes through copying, moving and deleting files and directories in Linux. This is a video from my series of chapters in my book "Essential Linux Command Line". If you want $50 in free Digital Ocean credit, please click this affiliate link: Please...
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    Video - Linux File Permissions (chmod and chown)

    The following video shows you how to use chmod and chown to change up file permissions. It also goes over the various settings you can apply to files with chmod. Here is a quick cheat sheet for chmod: 7 = 4+2+1 (read/write/execute) 6 = 4+2 (read/write) 5 = 4+1 (read/execute) 4 = 4 (read) 3...
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    file not found during running a script

    I'd agree that it's likely a permissions or a path issue.. does the script assume paths or are they typed out pretty well?
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    finding a drectory in file system

    If you know the name of the directory is grub and you'd like to search for it, as a directory.. you can use find: find / -type d -name "grub" find: the command /: the path to start your search -type d: type directory -name: the string you're searching for
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    The Wizard "Channel" ... Service Interrupted - Briefly I hope!

    Glad you're ok man! Stay safe!
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    Help with counting results

    Well, he could just find ./ -type f -iname "*.dbf" && find ./ -type f -iname "*.dbf" | wc -l
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    Help with counting results

    I'd change it up to - iname so you also see the DBF results.. but you're asking to see the list of them as well as the count?
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    Use an SSH key to log into a remote server

    When you ssh into a remote server, the safest way is to use an ssh key. This video shows you how to create the key, explains the files created by the ssh-keygen command, and shows you how to copy your public key to the remote server. Please subscribe if you liked this video - we're trying to...
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    Kali linux help

    I'm not sure of the question?
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    Installation of Kali Linux 2019.3

    Hey Griyan, He's hinting that you're probably not ready for Kali unless you have the experience in Linux to be able to troubleshoot some things.. or know that you'd need to post more information than "installation failed" in a forum to get some assistance with it. You'd want to post some...
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    mounting NAS on CentOS 6.1

    I'd let it error out and see what you can get from it. See if it times out or whatever. Also, maybe look in /var/log/messages to see if there's any hints.. maybe even typing dmesg to see if there's anything
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    mounting NAS on CentOS 6.1

    Hey there, welcome to the forum! Couple obvious questions.. what do you get if you ping chinchilla? Also, you aren't seeing any error messages at all when doing these commands?