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Thursday, December 20, 2012

How to install social engineering toolkit(S.E.T.) in ubuntu?

Social Engineering Tool kit is cool tool which came with BACKTRACK, this increase power of metasploit. If you are on any linux system other than BACKTRACK , then you can install it .

Updated:This article was written when S.E.T. use SVN. Now it`s move to github. So please click here to new installation method.

Extra package which is necessary to use SET effectively are as follow.

(1)Metasploit:- You can see my old post about how to install metasploit in ubuntu here.

(2)Ettercap:- If you are on any network & want to attack on network like Man in the Middele Attack or DNS poisoning then you require it.

To install Ettercap open terminal in type following command:-

sudo apt-get install ettercap

(3)Openjdk-6-It`s necessary program to use SET. Just type following command in terminal

sudo apt-get install openjdk-6-jdk

Now open terminal & change directory to opt.

sudo bash

cd /opt

svn co http://svn.secmaniac.com/social_engineering_toolkit set/

cd /opt/set

svn update

nano config/set_config

Now we will configure it. First it require metaspolit path . So we will put it on configure file. Here comes problem , in first step we install metasploit , it`s directory is opt/metasploit-4.4.0/msf3. But when we put this path in configure file it cannot detect metasploit . So we have to rename metasploit-4.4.0 to framework3. So rename metasploit-4.4.0 folder name to framework3.

Put opt/framework3/msf3 this path in config file. Save it.Type in terminal.


It will open SET .

In next tutorial I will show you how to configure sendmail & use it in set.

I Know I cannot explain good, So if you face any problem please mention in comment.

Updated:This article was written when S.E.T. use SVN. Now it`s move to github. So please click here to new installation method.


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valavan Natarajan said...

i follwed your steps, everthing is working good, but when i execute the step "svn co http://svn.secmaniac.com/social_engineering_toolkit set" it throw the error "the program svn is not installed". Please give the solution for this..

Nirav Desai said...

http://tipstrickshack.blogspot.com/2013/01/how-to-move-set-to-github.html@valavan Natarajan

Mhd fg said...

updated link :


# git clone https://github.com/trustedsec/social-engineer-toolkit/ set/

nayan tiwari said...

which sudo ettercap package is better to use

nayan tiwari said...

which ettercap package is better

abdo said...

hi I have a problem on the set I then install I did not find set_config s help me please

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