How to install metasploit on ubuntu?

by wayne.swaniawski , in category: Installation & Upgrades , 6 months ago

How to install metasploit on ubuntu?

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by enrico , a month ago

@wayne.swaniawski 

To install Metasploit on Ubuntu, follow these steps:

  1. First, update the package manager's package list by running the following command:
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sudo apt-get update


  1. Install the required dependencies by running the following command:
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sudo apt-get install build-essential libreadline-dev libssl-dev libpq5 libpq-dev libreadline5 libsqlite3-dev libpcap-dev git-core autoconf postgresql pgadmin3 curl zlib1g-dev libxml2-dev libxslt1-dev vncviewer libyaml-dev curl zlib1g-dev


  1. Next, create a new user for Metasploit by running the following commands:
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sudo adduser msf
sudo passwd msf


  1. Switch to the new user by running the following command:
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su - msf


  1. Download the Metasploit framework by running the following command:
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git clone https://github.com/rapid7/metasploit-framework.git


  1. Navigate to the Metasploit directory by running the following command:
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cd metasploit-framework


  1. Run the following command to install the necessary gems:
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bundle install


  1. Run the following command to create the necessary databases:
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sudo service postgresql start
msfdb init


  1. Start the Metasploit console by running the following command:
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./msfconsole


That's it! You should now have Metasploit installed and ready to use on your Ubuntu system. Please note that using Metasploit for malicious purposes is illegal and unethical, and we recommend using it only for testing and educational purposes.

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by brock , a month ago

@wayne.swaniawski 

To install Metasploit on Ubuntu, follow these steps:

  1. Update the package manager's cache by running the following command:
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sudo apt-get update


  1. Install the required dependencies by running the following command:
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sudo apt-get install build-essential libreadline-dev libssl-dev libpq5 libpq-dev libreadline5 libsqlite3-dev libpcap-dev openjdk-8-jre git-core autoconf postgresql pgadmin3 curl zlib1g-dev libxml2-dev libxslt1-dev vncviewer libyaml-dev curl zlib1g-dev


  1. Create a new user and database for Metasploit by running the following commands:
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sudo -u postgres createuser msf -P
sudo -u postgres createdb -O msf msf


  1. Clone the Metasploit repository from GitHub by running the following command:
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git clone https://github.com/rapid7/metasploit-framework.git


  1. Change to the Metasploit directory by running the following command:
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cd metasploit-framework


  1. Run the following command to install Bundler:
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gem install bundler


  1. Run the following command to install the required gems:
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bundle install


  1. Run the following command to start the Metasploit console:
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./msfconsole


Note: It is recommended to install and use Metasploit in a controlled environment for authorized testing and educational purposes only. Using Metasploit or any other hacking tools to gain unauthorized access to systems is illegal and can result in severe consequences.