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

bb.boogie bb.boogie at gmail.com
Mon Aug 6 23:19:24 CEST 2012


32-bit, both KDE and Gnome (so, irrelevant). We have it running fine on
BT5r2, but the disclaimer is that the openvas packages are only openvas 4,
not 5 which was released in May. But it works just great. good luck.

On Mon, Aug 6, 2012 at 4:48 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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