Date: Mon, 15 Sep 2014 09:12:16 -0300 From: Nahuel Grisolia <nahuel.grisolia@...il.com> To: john-users@...ts.openwall.com Cc: Eric Allione <ericallione@...il.com> Subject: Re: [Mac OS 10.9.4, John the Ripper Pro] cannot find after install You rock Solar! On Sep 14, 2014, at 10:35 AM, Solar Designer <solar@...nwall.com> wrote: > Hi Eric, > > I've refunded your purchase based on your off-list request, but to > answer your questions for others on john-users or reading the archives: > > On Sat, Sep 13, 2014 at 06:45:01AM -1000, Eric Allione wrote: >> I just purchased John the Ripper Pro along with the word list. After >> clicking the the DMG file and going through the motions, it said it was >> finished installing. However I cannot find any trace of this program on my >> computer. I tried reinstalling it and again it said it was finished >> installing, but it's no where to be found on the search or the application >> list. > > It installs under your user account's home directory. This is an > installation mode Mac OS X supports starting with version 10.5. We find > such user-local installation more appropriate for this specialized > application, as opposed to "polluting" the entire system. > > In fact, the documentation says: > > --- > To install the application, double-click the installer application and > follow the prompts. John the Ripper is installed in a directory called > John_Pro in your home directory. > > To run the application, double-click on the Run_John AppleScript. This > will open a terminal window with the correct settings, allowing you to > type "john" to run the program and see a list of the command-line > options. Make sure to read the documentation distributed with this > program. The documentation is found in the "doc" subdirectory. > --- > >> I did not add the word pack (I am not sure how yet). Are there supposed to >> be some commands that work in the terminal now that I installed that DMG >> file? > > John the Ripper Pro already includes and is pre-configured to use a > wordlist that is good enough for you to get started. The per-language > wordlists are in case you need to run a more focused attack, e.g. > enabling you to test more variations of words from a certain language in > the same amount of time than you would be able to with the generic > wordlist. There are other uses of this sort as well. > > To use a specific wordlist, you'd use either the --wordlist option (and > provide the wordlist filename as parameter) or edit the "Wordlist = " > line in john.conf. This is described in the included documentation. > >> I'm a little concerned about what I did to this new Mac server, > > No changes to the system have been made. This is one of the reasons why > we prefer those user-local installs. > >> aside from whether I wasted $100 > > You did not: we offer unconditional refunds. > > Best regards, > > Alexander Download attachment "signature.asc" of type "application/pgp-signature" (496 bytes)
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