[Openvas-discuss] Wanted: Reports of specific distro versions where OpenVAS installs easily ...

Brandon Perry bperry.volatile at gmail.com
Mon Aug 6 22:51:15 CEST 2012

I have installed OpenVAS on Ubuntu 10.04-12.04 at least a hundred
times, most probably more. I have had it set up in distributed
environments, with custom API client for both OpenVAS Administrator
and OpenVAS Manager. I haven't had any issues over the past year and a
half of managing this environment, ignoring any small hiccups that
have been my fault to begin with. I have always used the OBS repos,
except for a handful of times where I compiled from source.

On Mon, Aug 6, 2012 at 3:48 PM, Whit Blauvelt <whit at transpect.com> wrote:
> On Mon, Aug 06, 2012 at 04:12:30PM -0400, bb.boogie wrote:
>> This tutorial for openvas on backtrack 5 works like a champ every time we bring
>> up a new pentest host, by ax0n:
>> http://www.h-i-r.net/2011/08/installing-openvas-on-backtrack-5.html
> Thank you much! I'll try that soon. Looks cleaner than the instructions on
> BackTrack's site, which somehow led me to trouble.
> Has your success been with the 64-bit or 32-bit BackTrack? KDE or Gnome
> (shouldn't matter to run the web version, I know ... unless some library
> conflict is dragged in)? Any reason to use an earlier version than BackTrack
> 5 r 2? My not-successful try was with BackTrack 5 r 2, 32-bit, KDE - but it
> may well have been the different instructions or my making some mistake
> rather than version stuff that got me stuck.
> Whit
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