Sunday, November 10, 2013

HOWTO : Enhance Kali Linux 1.0.5

This article is also suit for Kali Linux 1.0.9a

# hexchat (IRC Client)
Go to HexChat Download and download the latest version. Please note that it is for 64-bit.

For example, the latest version is hexchat_2.9.6.1-0_amd64.deb :

apt-get install libsexy2

dpkg -i hexchat_2.9.6.1-0_amd64.deb

# galculator
apt-get install galculator

# freemind (mindmap)
apt-get install freemind

# libreoffice
apt-get install libreoffice

# gedit
apt-get install gedit

# recordmydesktop
apt-get install gtk-recordmydesktop

# radiotray
apt-get install radiotray

# file-roller

apt-get install file-roller

# virtualbox
echo "deb wheezy contrib" > /etc/apt/sources.list.d/vbox.list

wget -q -O- | sudo apt-key add -

apt-get update
apt-get install virtualbox-4.3

# flash
apt-get install flashplugin-nonfree

# alsa mixer to unmut the Kali Linux
apt-get install alsa alsa-tools
amixer sset Master unmute

nano /etc/default/pulseaudio

Change from :


Change to :


# Bluetooth Audio Device

/etc/init.d/bluetooth start

apt-get install pulseaudio-module-bluetooth pulseaudio-module-gconf bluez-audio

Then reboot the box. After boot up, configure the bluetooth device via the Bluetooth Icon on the top right corner. Make sure you start the bluetooth service beforehand.

# Web Browser Media Plugin

apt-get install totem-mozilla

If you already applied Apparmor, please add the following lines into the /etc/apparmor.d/usr.lib.iceweasel.iceweasel

/usr/share/totem/fullscreen.ui r,
/usr/share/totem/mozilla-viewer.css r,
/usr/share/totem/mozilla-viewer.ui r,

Now, you can play media in the web browser, such as Quicktime.

That's all! See you.