How to Use Maltego in Kali Linux

How to Use Meltego in Kali Linux

Do you want to know How to Use Maltego in Kali Linux?

If Yes, then this is the right place to find out the best way to use Maltego on Kali Linux using Terminal.

So let’s get started !!

How to Use Maltego in Kali Linux

Maltego is an open-source intelligence and forensics application that allows you to gather and visualize information about organizations and infrastructure.

Some people have doubts while using maltego, so there are steps to use Maltego in Kali Linux:

1: Install Maltego

Maltego is pre-installed in Kali Linux, If you want to know if is maltego installed then check by typing the following command in the terminal:


Otherwise, install manually by clicking here.

2: Launch Maltego

To launch Maltego, open the terminal and type


Or you can launch it from the Applications menu under the “Information Gathering” category.

3: Set up a Maltego license

Before you can start using Maltego, you will need to set up a license. You can get a free community edition license by registering on their website.

4: Start a new project

To start a new project in Maltego, click on the “New” button in the toolbar or go to “File” and select “New”.

5: Add Entities

Entities are the basic building blocks of Maltego, they represent the information you want to gather. You can add entities by selecting the “Add Entity” button in the toolbar or going to “Entities” and selecting “Add Entity”.

6: Transform

Transforms are the algorithms that allow you to gather information about entities. To run a transform, right-click on an entity and select “Run Transform”.

7: Analyze the Results

The results of the transforms will be displayed in the graph, you can analyze the results and add more entities to gather more information.

By following these steps, you should be able to start using Maltego in Kali Linux for open-source intelligence and forensics tasks.

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Thank You !!

Pawan Chauhan

I'm a Web Developer and Software Trainer.

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