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This package implements various default settings within Kali.

The size of this package (including its dependencies) should be rather limited because it is included in all Kali images, even minimalistic ones such as docker images.

Installed size: 836 KB
How to install: sudo apt install kali-defaults

root@kali:~# kali-deprecated -h
[-] ERROR: Missing commands. /usr/bin/kali-deprecated <old-command> <new-command> [<url>]

root@kali:~# kali-motd -h
┏━(Message from Kali developers)
┃ We have kept /usr/bin/python pointing to Python 2 for backwards
┃ compatibility. Learn how to change this and avoid this message:
┃ ⇒
┗━(Run: “touch ~/.hushlogin” to hide this message)

root@kali:~# kali-setup -h
┏━(Message from Kali developers)
┃ The command kali-setup is deprecated. Please use kali-tweaks instead.




This package implements a subset of various default settings within Kali, in particular those that are used by graphical desktops.

The purpose of this package is mainly to host all configuration changes that have a high cost in terms of diskspace due to the size of the dependencies. This includes notably all gsettings overrides.

Installed size: 28 KB
How to install: sudo apt install kali-defaults-desktop

  • dconf-gsettings-backend | gsettings-backend
  • kali-defaults
  • libglib2.0-bin

Updated on: 2021-Sep-16