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pypm install hackersh

How to install Hackersh

  1. Download and install ActivePython
  2. Open Command Prompt
  3. Type pypm install hackersh
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version 0.2.0 on May 4th, 2013

Hackersh ("Hacker Shell") is a shell (command interpreter) written in Python with Pythonect-like syntax, builtin security commands, and out of the box wrappers for various security tools.

Hello, world

Here is the canonical "Hello, world" example program in Hackersh:

"http://localhost" -> url -> nmap -> w3af

Wait, what? This is a a compacted but 100% complete implementation of a black-box web application vulnerability scanner


There are a few ways to install Hackersh.

  1. You can install directly from PyPI using easy_install or pip:

    easy_install hackersh


    pip install hackersh
  2. You can clone the git repository somewhere in your system:

    git clone git://github.com/ikotler/hackersh.git

    Then you should do following steps:

    cd hackersh
    python setup.py install

    Alternatively, if you use pip, you can install directly from the git repository:

    pip install \
            git+git://github.com/ikotler/hackersh.git@master#egg=Hackersh \
            -r https://github.com/ikotler/hackersh/raw/master/doc/requirements.txt

For any of the above methods, if you want to do a system-wide installation, you will have to do this with root permissions (e.g. using su or sudo).


Hackersh is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by the Free Software Foundation; either version 2, or (at your option) any later version.

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Last updated May 4th, 2013

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