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BackTrack 4: Assuring Security by Penetration Testing by Shakeel Ali, Tedi Heriyanto

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Installing additional weapons

Although BackTrack 4 comes with so many security tools, sometimes you need to add additional software tools because:

  • It is not included with the default BackTrack 4
  • You want to have the latest version of the software not available in the repository

Our suggestion is to try to first search for the package in the repository. If you find the package in the repository, please use that package, but if you can't find it, you may want to get the software package from the author's website and install it by yourself. We suggest you use the software in the repository as much as you can.

The command to search for the package in the repository is:

apt-cache search <package_name>

If you found the package and you want to get more ...

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