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Operating Systems and RAM limitations of VirtualBox?

My Laptop Specs : 8 GB RAM, 2 GB Graphics Card. Host Operating System : Ubuntu 14.04 VirtualBox Version : 4.3.10 Guest Operating Systems : Windows 7 (with 4GB RAM) & Kali Linux (with 3GB RAM). ...
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dpkg: error processing file in archives

When I want to upgrade the backtrack linux to ubuntu 14.04 the following errror occurs: (Reading database ... 218798 files and directories currently installed.) Preparing to replace hostname ...
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libq-dev fails to install [closed]

When I try to install libpq-dev It fails to install and gives me the folowing error: The following packages have unmet dependencies: libpq-dev: Depends: libpq5 (= 8.4.8-0ubuntu0.10.04) but ...
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boot cd problem

I installed ubuntu 13.10 on CD, in the boot turned on only reading from the disc, but at startup I get the message "Reboot and select proper boot device or insert boot media in selected boot device ...
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Backtrack Tools on Ubunru

I've copied all the files from backtrack (/root/pentest) to my Ubuntu /root directory and i've tested aircrack-ng ,crunch, fern wifi cracker they working fine. QS : How To Create Terminal ...
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`[Errno 2] No such file or directory` while using Social Engineering Toolkit

I Have Recently downloaded Social Engineering Toolkit (SET) for Ubuntu 13.04 32-bit. I have installed its subversions, jave 6 and ettercap. but i do not have metasploit because the download size is ...
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How to modify applications.menu file as root?

I´m trying to install Backtrack on Ubuntu (with Unity). I´m stuck trying to modify applications.menu file, because it´s readme only. And I can´t change that using the GUI because it´s greyed out. ...
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Dual-Booting Ubuntu and Backtrack on a external HDD

Now I would like to install Ubuntu and BackTrack on the same external hard drive. I do not want Ubuntu live, because I use it often and I need it installed. However, I don't care about BackTrack. I ...
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Grub error: unknown file system, grub rescue

I get the grub error unknown file system, grub rescue after I deleted my VISTA partition and allocated some unused space to make it bigger. For some reason, I am unable to boot from my Ubuntu 12 live ...
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backtrack repository adding to ubuntu 12.04 error

After executing wget http://all.repository.backtrack-linux.org/backtrack.gpg -O – | sudo apt-key add - I'm getting an error like gpg: no valid OpenPGP data found. How can I complete this task ...
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Ubuntu Or Backtrack ? For learn website Hacking [closed]

I want to learn website hacking. I didn't use Linux so far. For start in your opinion I install Ubuntu or Backtrack? Thanks
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How can I get a VM in VirtualBox to use my USB wifi Adapter? [closed]

I am trying to run/enable my wireless adapter in Backtrack 5 R3. I have the extension pack and USB filter of my device enabled. The settings under "Network" in VirtualBox are: Bridged-Adapter: wlan2 ...
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Dual-booting Ubuntu-GNOME 13.04 and BackTrack 5 R3

Does anyone have instructions as to how to dual-boot Ubuntu-GNOME 13.04 and BackTrack 5 R3. I have Ubuntu already installed and would like to install BackTrack alongside it. I have found guides online ...
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How to install Backtrack along Ubuntu? [closed]

During my Ubuntu installation I have let Ubuntu to use all the hard-disk. But now I want to install Backtrack alongside my Ubuntu. How do I proceed?
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Uninstall backtrack 5 dual booted with Ubuntu

Some days ago I installed BackTrack over my Ubuntu installation. I was having some problems in the bootloader of BackTrack. So I set default bootloader to that of Ubuntu. I didn't remember the command ...
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is it possible to install ubuntu and windows and backtrack 5r3 on the same computer? [closed]

well as it shown in the title ..i'm wondering if i can install 3 oprating systems on my computer ..i have ubuntu and windows vista dual boot already (yes windows vista still working with it because of ...
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can't upgrade the system [duplicate]

I wanted to upgrade the sytem so I write apt-get upgrade when it arrive to Setting up se-toolkit (4.2.1-bt0) ... it shows me: Errors were encountered while processing: se-toolkit subterfuge ...
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How do I remove a partition from elements external hard-drive?

The hard drive was partitioned to have a ubuntu ISO boot as we didn't have a 2GB USB at the time to just put ubuntu on (What a fail I know -.-'). This partition was made with backtrack 5 KDE R3 ...
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Macxchange Script to Change MAC and Hostname in ubuntu 12.04

I'm trying to adapt a script in backtrack to work with ubuntu. I keep getting an error on line 14 which is the "if [ $? == 0 ]; then" line the script was found on ...
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Startup disk creator will not recognize my iso files, how to I fix this?

I have downloaded the Backtrack 5 R3 ISO (also an Ubuntu Studio 12.10/Ubuntu 12.10 ISOs) and I would like to burn it to a disk (4.7GB DVD-ROM I have) but I can't seem to get Ubuntu to recognize it. ...
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Can you triple-boot safely?

I would love to triple-boot Windows XP Pro, Ubuntu 12.10, and Backtrack 5 R3, but is this safe for my harddrive/other OSs on the computer?
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Is there any way I can transfer tools from backtrack 5 R3 to ubuntu 12.04? [closed]

Just curious! if there is any way i can do that without downloading something.
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Can I make an existing Live USB Persistent?

I'd really love to make my Ubuntu USB persistent. I've tried every possible thing on the internet I could find that I was able to do. (I'm on OS X.) I've gone through easily 36 hours of constant ...
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How do I install Backtrack applications in Ubuntu? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Adding Debian Sid as Package Repository? i was just trying to download and install backtrack application but in it's offical site it had the options only for Gnome and ...