Installing Metasploit on Linux

For the scope of this book, we will be installing the Metasploit Framework on Ubuntu (Debian based) system. Before we begin the installation, we first need to download the latest installer. This can be done using wget command as follows:

  1. Open a terminal window and type:
wget http://downloads.metasploit.com/data/releases/metasploit-latest-linux-installer.run
  1. Once the installer has been downloaded, we need to change the mode of the installer to be executable. This can be done as follows:
    • For 64-bit systems: chmod +x /path/to/metasploit-latest-linux-x64-installer.run
    • For 32-bit systems: chmod +x /path/to/metasploit-latest-linux-installer.run ...

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