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Easy way to install Backtrack hacking tools on Ubuntu

BackTrack is a Linux distribution that focused on security based on the Ubuntu Linux distribution aimed at digital forensics and penetration testing use in 2013, the Offensive Security team rebuilt BackTrack around the Debian distribution and released it under the name Kali Linux.The BackTrack distribution originated from the merger of two formerly competing distributions which focused on penetration testing

Easy way to install Backtrack hacking tools on Ubuntu

It also provid users with easy access to a comprehensive and large collection of security-related tools ranging from port scanners to Security Audit. Support for Live CD and Live USB functionality allowed users to boot BackTrack directly from portable media without requiring installation, though permanent installation to hard disk and network was also an option

There are so many article regarding how to hack WiFi password or How to Hack WEP,WPA,WPA2 on internet which i’m not going to write here but i’ll show you How to install Backtrack hacking tools on Ubuntu Such as Reaver and Aircrack-ng

First you must have root access on terminal if don’t have then simply change the root password with following commands:-


Easy way to install Backtrack hacking tools on Ubuntu 12.04

How to install Aircrack-ng on Ubuntu

Many user just like me likes Ubuntu or Cylon Linux which is based on Ubuntu 12.04 but there is no such tools on those Linux but some how people needs those tools for there testing and any experimenting use,Also user and people found that aircrack-ng was NOT in the repository in the version on 12.04 So here’s a simple How To install Aircrack-ng on Ubuntu 12.04.

So we will be compiling aircrack-ng from the source .But there are errors, mostly to do with a variable called -Werror in the source. This is what you need to do to compile aircrack-ng without the pesky errors.

Run the commands(in “Bold“) in the terminal.
Step 1: sudo -s
Type your password
Step 2: “apt-get install build-essential
Step 3: “sudo apt-get install libssl-dev
Now we have installed the dependencies, we move to our next step that is downloading the source of Aircrack-ng.
Step 4: “wget
Step 5: “tar -zxvf aircrack-ng-1.1.tar.gz
Step 6: After the download, there will be a file called common.mak in the dirctory downloads/aircrack-ng-1.1 .use your favorite editor to open the file and scroll down till you see the following line.

CFLAGS ?= -g -W -Wall -Werror -O3

Delete the -Werror variable, so that the line now looks like the following.
CFLAGS ?= -g -W -Wall -O3
Save and Exit.
Step 7: Copy the whole aircrack-ng-1.1 folder and paste it in the Home Directory.
Step 8: “cd aircrack-ng-1.1
Step 9: “make
Step 10: “make install

How to install Reaver on Ubuntu

Step 1: “sudo -s
Type your password.
Installing Dependencies and required tools.
Step 2: “sudo apt-get install libpcap-dev sqlite3 libsqlite3-dev libpcap0.8-dev
Now we have the Dependencies and required tools. We can download the Reaver Source and Install it.
Step 3: “wget
Extracting the tar package.
Step 4: “tar -xzvf reaver-1.4.tar.gz
Compiling and making install. 
Step 5: “cd reaver-1.4
Step 6: “cd src
Step 7: “./configure
Step 8: “make
Step 9: “sudo make install

Reaver is now installed and ready to use. Make sure install aircrack-ng first then Reaver 

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Pratik N Borkar

Every one Call him a Freak Smartass as tittle but no one knows that he is Avid Apple Fan & Technophilic who passionate about new techno kind a stuff and Apple's new creation like OS X and iOS ,Also He would like to share blog with useful tips,techniques and resources for Hackintosh and Macintosh for Apple addicts.