Linux – information gathering (part 3)

2017-08-23 von admin

This is the third part of Linux – information gathering.

Log files

In log files you can found useful information, just take a short look at the files in the following directory:

A detailed explanation can be found here:


File System

The command „df“ reports file system disk space usage.

With the „mount“ command, you can check if there are any attached drives.

Check if there are unused file systems.


The command „find“ will help to find installed development tools. With these tools, it is possible to exploit the current maschine.

You can also search for „perl*“ or „gcc*“.

The following programms „wget“, „nc“, „ftp“ and „curl“ can help to transfer software to a maschine. You can find the software in the following way:


Previous parts

Linux – information gathering (part 1)

Linux – information gathering (part 2)

Linux – information gathering (part 3)

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