Updating backtrack kernel
I played around with this for a while but couldn't get it working and gave up. The whole issue of having two versions of Metasploit was confusing me until I came across this post: t=51173 Up to this point I never realized that Back Track was held together will a huge set of symbolic links (feel free to send me n00b abuse :) ).I'm really getting crazy, i want to understand what i'm doing wrong, please help me!!and sorry for my bad English To update kernel one would usually just do dist-upgrade apt-get update && apt-get dist-upgrade -y Reboot when complete so you're using the installed kernel. Once you have the latest kernel, try installing the kernel headers again.(A nice post on symbolic links: So just to re-cap, new versions of Back Track (both vmx and iso) wouldn't work for me in VMware, I was having issues updating Metasploit and to top it off Metasploit database integration had also stopped working! The major issue was that I couldn't load up a clean copy of Back Track.Everything works fine from a clean copy so if I could somehow get a clean copy to load I'd be all sorted. I'd used Virtual Box in the past and found it to be fairly solid, but had switched to VMware as it's what I had used on my corporate machine. This update sorted me right out, at least I thought it had...
With the fresh copy installed in Virtual Box both msfupdate and Metasploit database work fine.
To update kernel one would usually just do dist-upgrade Code: apt-get update && apt-get dist-upgrade -y Reboot when complete so you're using the installed kernel. Once you have the latest kernel, try installing the kernel headers again.