A fresh Install of Kali Linux

So, having made the mistakes with my previous virtual instance of Kali Linux, I’ve begun to start over with a new copy.  When I first got mine, I remember not knowing what to do with it, and I stumbled upon the Offensive Security sources.list help page and figured it out.

The sources.list file can be found in /etc/apt/sources.list

I am comfortable with Vi, so i typed: vi /etc/apt/sources.list

This spits out the content of your particular file, which should look a lot like mine two commented out lines than:

deb http://http.kali.org/kali kali-rolling main non-free contrib

# deb-src http://http.kali.org/kali kali-rolling main non-free contrib

If you are not familiar with vi or vim, you have to type insert to change the data in a file.  all I did to this file was delete the # in front of deb.src

to exit insert mode, press the esc key

next, type colon,  :

then to save the changes, type wq!   and press enter.

Finally, type apt-get update && apt-get upgade

and sit back and watch it install.


  1. Stanton January 4, 2019
    • InfoSecJon January 4, 2019

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