Due to this error, you are unable to install your desired pkg on your computer and it can make problems for you during learning Kali Linux or penetration testing.
So today we will resolve a common issue which is – “E: Unable to locate in Kali Linux“. Even you can fix this problem in other operating systems also.
So let’s get started !!
Solve | Unable to Locate Package Kali Linux
If this similar problem is in your Kali Linux Machine, then I will show you how you can solve this error, the process step-by-step.
I can say that after reading this post, you will never have to face this problem on your computer. So follow the steps the below
|Step: 1||Open your Terminal.|
|Step: 2||Type – ” nano /etc/apt/source.list ” and hit Enter.|
|Step: 3||And you can see we have opened the “Sources.list” file.|
(Unable to locate – This error is the repository issue you can see I don’t have any repositories in this sources.list, so we need to add the repositories.)
|Step: 4||Click the Link Given in Below and Download the repository.|
|Step: 5||Click Me to Kali Linux Repository|
|Step: 6||After opening the Link you can see, that we are on this page of Kali talks official documentation.|
|Step: 7||Then find the ” Kali sources.list Repositories ” and click on this link.|
|Step: 8||Now, we are on Kali sources.list repositories|
|Step: 9||Then Copy the Command of ” Regular Repositories “.|
|Step: 10||After the copy, of this command, come back to your terminal and paste it over here.|
|Step: 11||After Paste this command hit Enter Two Time.|
|Step: 12||Then Go to that Page Again and here we have these source repositories.|
|Step: 13||Copy this “source repositories” command.|
|Step: 14||Come back to the terminal and paste it here, but now do not need to hit Enter.|
|Step: 15||So you can see repositories are now added.|
|Step: 16||After that, you need to press the ” Ctrl + O ” key on the keyboard.|
|Step: 17||Then hit Enter and it will save.|
|Step: 18||For Exit these sources.list file just presses “Ctrl+X” on the keyboard.|
|Step: 19||Now you can try to install any Pkg.|
I can tell guaranty that now you will not get this error – “E: Unable to locate”. Still, if your problem is not fixed then you can join our community forum and ask about it from experts.
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