Date: Wed, 22 Aug 2012 14:31:05 -0700 From: Luciano Rojo <lucianorojo93@...il.com> To: john-users@...ts.openwall.com Subject: Re: Johnny 1.1, the GUI for John the Ripper Good Job! Thanks! 2012/8/22, Aleksey Cherepanov <aleksey.4erepanov@...il.com>: > On Wed, Aug 22, 2012 at 02:24:10PM -0400, Rick "Zero_Chaos" Farina wrote: >> "'make install' way of installation was not tested." > > Literally: 'make install' was not tested. > Nevertheless Johnny supports system-wide installation out of the box. > # cp johnny /usr/bin/johnny > and installation is done. I'll add it to the wiki. > >> Really? What is is with password crackers with not wanting to be >> installed? john doesn't like being installed, hashcat doesn't like being >> installed, cryptohaze doesn't like being installed... it can't just be >> me that sees this as an issue can it? > > First of all I'd say that there is a system-wide installable John the > Ripper: you could get one from your Linux distribution (and .pot will > be in user's home dir and available only to its owner). > > I could guess that john does not want to be installed because it is > used for performance critical tasks, i.e. users are expected to have > different version/builds with different (maybe incompatible) settings. > > Also I should admit that core john allows only one section of rules to > be used with wordlist (i.e. --rules does not accept argument) so 2 > folders with john is the only way to run 2 wordlist sessions with > different rules simultaneously. With system-wide installation you > could not achieve that. > > Thanks! > > -- > Regards, > Aleksey Cherepanov > -- Luciano UNLP
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