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Kali Linux unable to install VBox Guest Additions after upgrade

I've searched far and wide and found numerous answers to this question, but none of them seem to work...SO, if they don't work for you then please try this one. Firstly every time I tried to run this I got an error about my missing headers: ./VBoxLinuxAdditions.run Building the VirtualBox Guest Additions kernel modules. This… Continue reading Kali Linux unable to install VBox Guest Additions after upgrade

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DIG for DNS Queries

Another handy tool for making DNS queries is DIG. dig domain.domain (This is the default and simplest query, but it will provide you with a treasure trove of DNS info) dig +nocmd domain.domain MX +noall +answer (The nocmd option specifies that the request details should not be in the output, and the trailing part will… Continue reading DIG for DNS Queries

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NSLOOKUP for DNS Queries

Some good ways to query DNS records: nslookup domain.domain Name: domainserver.domain100.net Address: 216.20.23.500 (This is the most basic method of requesting DNS information and will provide you with the IP address - OR if you used the IP address will provide you with an A record) nslookup -query=mx domain.domain domain.domain          mail… Continue reading NSLOOKUP for DNS Queries

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WAP: Using Curl to fetch webpages from a cli/shell

From a shell type the following: curl -v -X GET 'https://www.google.co.za' This will use the -v flag to ensure the connection attempt returns results verbosely, and the -X is to specify the verb to be used. You can also try using other verbs: curl -v -X HEAD 'https://www.google.co.za' curl -v -X POST 'https://www.google.co.za' The results… Continue reading WAP: Using Curl to fetch webpages from a cli/shell

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Ubuntu: Configure Linux to use NTLM authentication proxy (ISA/TMG Server) using CNTLM

I decided to get an Ubuntu installation going on my machine using VMWare player and it's Unity feature. The only problem was: TMG. This was how I got around the issue of allowing my VM to access the internet: Cntlm proxy (If you cannot install CNTLM using the apt-get command I'd suggest you download the… Continue reading Ubuntu: Configure Linux to use NTLM authentication proxy (ISA/TMG Server) using CNTLM