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RPIgoodSBC
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Kali linux on rpi4

Sun Jul 14, 2019 2:44 pm

Kali linux on rpi4 2Gb RAM...

Using Sandisk A1 16Gb SD card.

https://www.offensive-security.com/kali ... rm-images/
https://images.offensive-security.com/a ... mon.img.xz

Recomended using etcher to make the bootable SD card and wait up to 5 minutes on the first boot.
The first boot is slow.If the rpi is not responding, reboot (Ctrl+Alt+Del) and after reboot you go to screen user and password.

Default user is root
Default password is toor

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Minimal configuration...

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dpkg-reconfigure keyboard-configuration

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dpkg-reconfigure tzdata

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reboot
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apt-get update

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apt-get dist-upgrade

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apt-get autoremove
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Some software...

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apt-get install gnome-screenshot vlc chromium smplayer gparted dvb-apps leafpad mc qiv qpdfview kodi mplayer libreoffice gkrellm xscreensaver stellarium speedcrunch gimp inkscape
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Run vlc like root user...

https://www.tecmint.com/run-vlc-media-p ... -in-linux/

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sed -i 's/geteuid/getppid/' /usr/bin/vlc
Run chromium like root user...

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chromium --no-sandbox
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Wifi is working fine 2.4 and 5Ghz.

BT config...
https://wiki.debian.org/BluetoothUser

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apt-get install bluetooth bluez bluez-tools rfkill blueman pulseaudio-module-bluetooth

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systemctl enable bluetooth

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service bluetooth start
Now go to ... Settings > Bluetooth manager

Ethernet is fine.
Desktop is very responsive but youtube chromium and firefox is slow at 1080p.
Kodi is slow.Not gui accelerated.

Overall performance is very good and is a system very usable.

You can change default password with command...

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passwd
If you don't like running like root you can create an unpriviliged user.

The rpi4 is working fine on kali linux.

Note:

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leafpad /boot/config.txt
disable_overscan=1
gpu_mem=192

and adjust overscan and gpu_mem an others parameters like on raspbian.
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