Basics of Kali Linux

The default credentials in order to access Kali Linux are username:root and password:toor. However, after the first login, it is important to change the default credentials and set a new password. A new password can be set using the passwd command as shown in the following screenshot:

Kali Linux is comprehensively used for network and application penetration testing. So it is important that Kali Linux is connected to the network as a standalone Kali installation wouldn't be of much use. The first step in ensuring network connectivity is checking whether Kali has a valid IP address. We can use the ifconfig command as shown ...

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