How to Fix Kali Linux Repositories File | (/etc/apt/sources.list)

In this article, we are going to learn about the Kali Linux repository file. How to fix Kali Linux repositories file after installing the Kali Linux. If you are getting the error Command not fount you have to update your repository file in Kali.

Default Network Repository Value

When you install your fresh or clean Kali Linux then your repository file /etc/apt/sources.list looks like this:

$ sudo nano /etc/apt/sources.list

Kali Linux Default Repository

This is a default repo file and here you have to get all updates and software but some time network issue or miss configuration repo gives you the error you have to update your /etc/apt/sources.list file using the official repository. It is not the same repo files according to the new update it might be changed or not.

Default Off-line Install Values

If you have no internet and you are installing Kali Linux 2020.1 offline mode so you have got this error. In the offline installation, we have no repo link in /etc/apt/sources.list file so we have to update manually following default repo file while we install in offline mode:

Kali Linux Offline Default Repository

Now here we can not get any update and new package so we have to update the repo file in Kali Linux.

Fix Kali Linux sources list

So, first of all, you have to your repo link you can get from the official website as well as copy from the following:

deb kali-rolling main non-free contrib
deb-src kali-rolling main non-free contrib

Update default kali repo

Now after updating your repo (/etc/apt/sources.list) file you can update or upgrade your Kali Linux using the following command.

Kali Linux Update & Upgrade Command

$ sudo apt update && sudo apt -y full-upgrade -y && sudo reboot

Now your Kali Linux updates will start and it’s depended on your internet speed how much time it takes.

Kali Linux Update and Upgrade


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