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[DEV] BACKTRACK 5 on SGS2 (chroot) [UPDATED: 12/July/2011]

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DooMLoRD

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\\----[ Announcement ]----//

[12/July/2011] Updated with new package (bt5_sgs2_shell_scripts_v2.zip) containing shell scripts & busybox

//----[ Announcement ]----\\



hi guys DooMLoRD & anantshri present to u:

BACKTRACK 5 on SGS2


all the work was done by anantshri, i mostly assisted by testing it on my SGS2 and modding it slightly so that it will work properly for SGS2... dont forget to thank him!

i will try n keep it short and simple...

for more details u can read the original thread at X10 sub-forums...

[DEV] BACKTRACK 5 on Xperia X10 chroot


[ Screenshots ]


on startup (shell):

shell.png



in GUI:

gui.jpeg


phone + BT5 GUI:

phone.jpg




[ Requirements ]



[ How To : File Setup ]

u need to do this only once
  1. download the files from the links provided in this thread
  2. extract the files using 7zip to a temporary folder (needs 3.3GB free on that drive)
  3. connect ur SGS2 to PC and mount USB storage
  4. create a folder named 'bt' (without quotes) in the root of ur sdcard and copy the bt.img in that folder
  5. also place the file bt5_sgs2_shell_scripts_v2.zip in root of sdcard, this file has to be flashed via recovery
  6. once u verify that the above is correct then un-mount usb storage
  7. reboot into recovery and flash the file bt5_sgs2_shell_scripts_v2.zip stored in root of sdcard (or if u are using CWM app then just select the file for flashing and the app will do the rest ;))
  8. once ur phone reboots into OS just check the /sdcard/bt folder
  9. final directory structure should look like this:
    • /sdcard/bt/bt
    • /sdcard/bt/bt.img
    • /sdcard/bt/installbt.sh
    • /sdcard/bt/startbt
    • /sdcard/bt/stopbt
  10. once u verify that the above is correct then u can proceed


[ How To : Launch BT ]

  1. start Terminal Emulator app on ur SGS2 and enter the following commands step by step (accept/allow any SuperUser request/popup that u may receive)
    • su
    • cd /sdcard/bt
    • sh installbt.sh
    • startbt
    • bt
  2. now u are in BackTrack5 shell

  3. to launch GUI (vncserver) enter the following command
    • ui
    uilaunch.jpeg

    now note the number N shown localhost:N
    e.g. as u can see from the above image that "New 'X' desktop is localhost:1", so N=1
    the vncserver is running at (5900 + N, N=1 ; so server port is 5901)

  4. now launch androidVNC app on phone and fill in the detials as follows
    • Nick : bt
    • Address : 127.0.0.1
    • Port : 5901
    • Password : 12345678
    • Username : <leave it blank>
    • Color Format : 24-bit color (4 bpp)
    vnc.jpeg

    inside vnc window select input mode (i personally recommend the following)
    • TouchPad (here your screen works like a big touchpad use it to navigate mouse.)
  5. and then press connect... now u are in BackTrack GUI!

  6. if u want to exit/close BT5 then u need to follow these steps:
    • close the androidVNC app (Menu -> Disconnect)
    • go back into Terminal Emulator app and enter the following commands
      u should be at this shell [email protected]:~#
      • killui
      • exit
    • now u will get back to this shell> #
    • now enter the following commands to stop bt and exit
      • stopbt
      • exit
      • exit
    • u can now exit the Terminal Emulator app
    • i would also recommend that u reboot ur phone


[ Important Info ]

root password is 12345678



[ Download Links ]

  1. update.zip package containing shell scripts, busybox (which gets installed to temporary location) [to be flashed via recovery]
    this will not disturb/conflict with busybox of ur ROM/CF-Root kernel

    bt5_sgs2_shell_scripts_v2.zip (~800KB)

  2. main bt.img
    these links are 7zip archives split into 50mb files, u will need to download the following:
    total size: 486MB

    also uploading to mediafire for mirroring...
    Mediafire Folder: http://www.mediafire.com/?f9gk3p3t9wip5

    md5 hashes:

    Code:
     bt.7z.001 f19e769bf42b44867c8bb1d9bb9c5d44
     bt.7z.002 a4dd26a98d2c6925d871fb108fb5fadb
     bt.7z.003 ecca5a5d72c449117b1d3dbc23aeb1a2
     bt.7z.004 8ad487a01e4d149f0247ad9288201f32
     bt.7z.005 adab9cb3778cd8ac89ccc0e21997c3d7
     bt.7z.006 ba6a28de70a1115dc316f45cea508215
     bt.7z.007 f59757e891631607e1a35abadb231b3b
     bt.7z.008 cdb8c28a1fbd03657bb42e8d69f0600b
     bt.7z.009 426d892f872679e3d53d0ebb0376e138
     bt.7z.010 c7d2957bc65340d967b9dd3646d7cb39

icon8.gif



ENJOY!
 
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DooMLoRD

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[ Tips n Tricks! ]

  1. if u have ur device (SGS2) connected over wifi u can connect to the BT5 vncserver running on ur phone!! u will just need to connect to
    <ip_address_of_phone>:<portno>

    pcbasedvnc.png


  2. most of the startup/launching commands can be executed even through adb shell
 
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anantshri

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anantshri.info
==== Reserved ===

few pointers as this has been asked many times

1) Monitor Mode will not work till someone tried to compile a custom wifi drivers with monitor mode enables, in that case also firmware should allow it.

2) Those using android-vnc-viewer and facing difficulty in navigation check various input modes.
These 3 works the best for me.

  1. Touch Mouse; D-Pad Pan
  2. Mouse pointer control mode
  3. TouchPad (here your screen works like a big touchpad use it to navigate mouse.)
 
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DooMLoRD

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i get an error:

here is a problem ith the configuration server (/usr/lib/libgconf2-4/gconf-sanity-check-2 exited with status 256)

any solution?

which files did u try? i have changed anantshri's original images and uploaded working one for SGS2... please download the files from the first post!

if u are still getting that error do let me know...
 
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When I extract the archive, I only end up with bt5.img, and none of the other files :confused:
I downloaded the files from the first post. Any insight as to what the problem might be?
 

DooMLoRD

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When I extract the archive, I only end up with bt5.img, and none of the other files :confused:
I downloaded the files from the first post. Any insight as to what the problem might be?

sorry had forgotten the shell scripts:

here they are:
bt5_sgs2_shell_scripts.zip (2 KB)

i have also updated the 1st post with details...

[ How To : File Setup ]

u need to do this only once
  • download the files from the links provided in this thread
  • extract the files using 7zip to a temporary folder (needs 3.3GB free on that drive)
  • connect ur SGS2 to PC and mount USB storage
  • create a folder named 'bt' (without quotes) in the root of ur sdcard
  • final directory structure should look like this:
    • /sdcard/bt/bt
    • /sdcard/bt/bt.img
    • /sdcard/bt/installbt.sh
    • /sdcard/bt/startbt
    • /sdcard/bt/stopbt
  • once u verify that the above is correct then un-mount usb storage
 
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mrdegriz

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blimey so how much of backtrack actually works? Struggling to see the wep/wpa stuff working..Anyone?
Bloody hindering awkward to use as well. Good job but hmm, little tough to use.
Bed...
 
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anantshri

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blimey so how much of backtrack actually works? Struggling to see the wep/wpa stuff working..Anyone?
Bloody hindering awkward to use as well. Good job but hmm, little tough to use.
Bed...


1) wep/wpa crack will not work till we get monitor mode in wifi drivers.
2) if it feels awkward do check the various input methods you have for vncviewer.
(following works best for me)
  1. Touch Mouse; D-Pad Pan
  2. Mouse pointer control mode
  3. TouchPad (here your screen works like a big touchpad use it to navigate mouse.)
 

admartian

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Nice work once again Doom! Glad to see a familiar poster from the X10 days.

Willing to try this but not at the expense of normal roms. Hopefully one day we get to dual-boot this and a rom/fw of our choice. :)
 

DooMLoRD

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Nice work once again Doom! Glad to see a familiar poster from the X10 days.

Willing to try this but not at the expense of normal roms. Hopefully one day we get to dual-boot this and a rom/fw of our choice. :)

;)

well this doesnt change anything in ur rom...
it runs from within /sdcard/bt (actually it runs from the bt.img file)
so its completely safe to try...

dualbooting is really tempting... would be possible... will see wht can be done...
 

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    \\----[ Announcement ]----//

    [12/July/2011] Updated with new package (bt5_sgs2_shell_scripts_v2.zip) containing shell scripts & busybox

    //----[ Announcement ]----\\



    hi guys DooMLoRD & anantshri present to u:

    BACKTRACK 5 on SGS2


    all the work was done by anantshri, i mostly assisted by testing it on my SGS2 and modding it slightly so that it will work properly for SGS2... dont forget to thank him!

    i will try n keep it short and simple...

    for more details u can read the original thread at X10 sub-forums...

    [DEV] BACKTRACK 5 on Xperia X10 chroot


    [ Screenshots ]


    on startup (shell):

    shell.png



    in GUI:

    gui.jpeg


    phone + BT5 GUI:

    phone.jpg




    [ Requirements ]



    [ How To : File Setup ]

    u need to do this only once
    1. download the files from the links provided in this thread
    2. extract the files using 7zip to a temporary folder (needs 3.3GB free on that drive)
    3. connect ur SGS2 to PC and mount USB storage
    4. create a folder named 'bt' (without quotes) in the root of ur sdcard and copy the bt.img in that folder
    5. also place the file bt5_sgs2_shell_scripts_v2.zip in root of sdcard, this file has to be flashed via recovery
    6. once u verify that the above is correct then un-mount usb storage
    7. reboot into recovery and flash the file bt5_sgs2_shell_scripts_v2.zip stored in root of sdcard (or if u are using CWM app then just select the file for flashing and the app will do the rest ;))
    8. once ur phone reboots into OS just check the /sdcard/bt folder
    9. final directory structure should look like this:
      • /sdcard/bt/bt
      • /sdcard/bt/bt.img
      • /sdcard/bt/installbt.sh
      • /sdcard/bt/startbt
      • /sdcard/bt/stopbt
    10. once u verify that the above is correct then u can proceed


    [ How To : Launch BT ]

    1. start Terminal Emulator app on ur SGS2 and enter the following commands step by step (accept/allow any SuperUser request/popup that u may receive)
      • su
      • cd /sdcard/bt
      • sh installbt.sh
      • startbt
      • bt
    2. now u are in BackTrack5 shell

    3. to launch GUI (vncserver) enter the following command
      • ui
      uilaunch.jpeg

      now note the number N shown localhost:N
      e.g. as u can see from the above image that "New 'X' desktop is localhost:1", so N=1
      the vncserver is running at (5900 + N, N=1 ; so server port is 5901)

    4. now launch androidVNC app on phone and fill in the detials as follows
      • Nick : bt
      • Address : 127.0.0.1
      • Port : 5901
      • Password : 12345678
      • Username : <leave it blank>
      • Color Format : 24-bit color (4 bpp)
      vnc.jpeg

      inside vnc window select input mode (i personally recommend the following)
      • TouchPad (here your screen works like a big touchpad use it to navigate mouse.)
    5. and then press connect... now u are in BackTrack GUI!

    6. if u want to exit/close BT5 then u need to follow these steps:
      • close the androidVNC app (Menu -> Disconnect)
      • go back into Terminal Emulator app and enter the following commands
        u should be at this shell [email protected]:~#
        • killui
        • exit
      • now u will get back to this shell> #
      • now enter the following commands to stop bt and exit
        • stopbt
        • exit
        • exit
      • u can now exit the Terminal Emulator app
      • i would also recommend that u reboot ur phone


    [ Important Info ]

    root password is 12345678



    [ Download Links ]

    1. update.zip package containing shell scripts, busybox (which gets installed to temporary location) [to be flashed via recovery]
      this will not disturb/conflict with busybox of ur ROM/CF-Root kernel

      bt5_sgs2_shell_scripts_v2.zip (~800KB)

    2. main bt.img
      these links are 7zip archives split into 50mb files, u will need to download the following:
      total size: 486MB

      also uploading to mediafire for mirroring...
      Mediafire Folder: http://www.mediafire.com/?f9gk3p3t9wip5

      md5 hashes:

      Code:
       bt.7z.001 f19e769bf42b44867c8bb1d9bb9c5d44
       bt.7z.002 a4dd26a98d2c6925d871fb108fb5fadb
       bt.7z.003 ecca5a5d72c449117b1d3dbc23aeb1a2
       bt.7z.004 8ad487a01e4d149f0247ad9288201f32
       bt.7z.005 adab9cb3778cd8ac89ccc0e21997c3d7
       bt.7z.006 ba6a28de70a1115dc316f45cea508215
       bt.7z.007 f59757e891631607e1a35abadb231b3b
       bt.7z.008 cdb8c28a1fbd03657bb42e8d69f0600b
       bt.7z.009 426d892f872679e3d53d0ebb0376e138
       bt.7z.010 c7d2957bc65340d967b9dd3646d7cb39

    icon8.gif



    ENJOY!
    8
    [ Tips n Tricks! ]

    1. if u have ur device (SGS2) connected over wifi u can connect to the BT5 vncserver running on ur phone!! u will just need to connect to
      <ip_address_of_phone>:<portno>

      pcbasedvnc.png


    2. most of the startup/launching commands can be executed even through adb shell
    5
    ==== Reserved ===

    few pointers as this has been asked many times

    1) Monitor Mode will not work till someone tried to compile a custom wifi drivers with monitor mode enables, in that case also firmware should allow it.

    2) Those using android-vnc-viewer and facing difficulty in navigation check various input modes.
    These 3 works the best for me.

    1. Touch Mouse; D-Pad Pan
    2. Mouse pointer control mode
    3. TouchPad (here your screen works like a big touchpad use it to navigate mouse.)
    3
    [MOD/FIX]scripts will now mount storage on boot and path is fixed

    First the [FIX] bit

    The attached scripts change the PATH environment variable settings to include /usr/local/bin as needed this is added into the 'bt' script

    not sure if this was in all versions of doom's scripts but it's fixed in these ones where it was missing.

    *I have not gone through all programs to identify if other directories should be in path or not


    Second the [MOD]
    I have modified the 'startbt' and 'stopbt' scripts to automatically mount and unmount the sdcard, external_sd and the usb flash drives (otg cable required)

    Once Back|track 5 is loaded these are mounted in the /root/storage directory creating three directories called 'sdcard', 'external_sd' and 'usbflash'

    Since I was only really doing this as a POC, for myself and the poster above, I have not done extensive testing but so far the sdcard and external_sd are working just fine.

    Using a USB flash via this methof the flash drive must be mounted via the OTG cable and fully enumerated prior to booting or files will not display.

    one word of caution my startbt script is configred to boot BT5 from the external sdcard (edit line 5 remove '/external_sd' for default configuration)

    Full scripts with mods highlighted and underlined (simple bold didn't seem to show up much):-

    startbt :-

    Code:
    echo "BackTrack Loader by Anant based on ubuntu loader"
    echo " "
    echo "[ STEP 2 ]"
    echo ">> Setting variables"
    export kit=/sdcard/[B][U]external_sd/[/U][/B]bt
    export bin=/system/bin
    export mnt=/data/local/bt
    [B][U]export stor=$mnt/root/storage
    export sdcard=$stor/sdcard
    export extsd=$stor/external_sd
    export usbflash=$stor/usbflash[/U][/B]
    export PATH=$bin:/usr/bin[B][U]:/usr/local/bin[/U][/B]:/usr/sbin:/bin:$PATH
    export TERM=linux
    export HOME=/root
    export bboxpath=/data/local/tmp/bt/busybox
    # Mounting Image to the farthest loop point
    # FIXME : check if mount sucessfull otherwise abort whole process.
    echo ">> Creating nodes"
    $bboxpath mknod /dev/block/loop254 b 7 254
    echo ">> Mounting image"
    $bboxpath losetup /dev/block/loop254 $kit/bt.img
    echo ">> Setting other mount points"
    $bboxpath mount -t ext2 /dev/block/loop254 $mnt
    $bboxpath mount -t devpts devpts $mnt/dev/pts
    $bboxpath mount -t proc proc $mnt/proc
    $bboxpath mount -t sysfs sysfs $mnt/sys
    [B][U]$bboxpath mkdir -p $sdcard
    $bboxpath mkdir -p $extsd
    $bboxpath mkdir -p $usbflash
    $bboxpath mount --bind /mnt/sdcard $sdcard
    $bboxpath mount --bind /mnt/sdcard/external_sd $extsd
    $bboxpath mount --bind /mnt/sdcard/usbStorage/sda $usbflash[/U][/B]
    echo ">> Seting environment"
    sysctl -w net.ipv4.ip_forward=1
    echo ">> Setting /etc/resolv.conf to Google Open DNS 8.8.8.8 and 8.8.4.4"
    echo "nameserver 8.8.8.8" > $mnt/etc/resolv.conf
    echo "nameserver 8.8.4.4" >> $mnt/etc/resolv.conf
    echo "127.0.0.1 localhost" > $mnt/etc/hosts
    echo "[ STEP 2 COMPLETE ]"
    echo " "
    echo "BackTrack is ready just type 'bt' (without the quotes)"



    bt script with mods in bold:-

    Code:
    echo "[ STEP 3 ]"
    echo ">> Setting variables"
    export kit=/sdcard/bt
    export bin=/system/bin
    export mnt=/data/local/bt
    export PATH=$bin:/usr/bin:/usr/sbin[B][U]:/usr/local/bin[/U][/B]:/bin:$PATH
    export TERM=linux
    export HOME=/root
    export bboxpath=/data/local/tmp/bt/busybox
    echo ">> Correcting resolution issues"
    $bboxpath sed -i 's/850/800/g' /data/local/bt/root/bin/ui
    echo "[ STEP 3 COMPLETE ]"
    echo "Customized script for BackTrack by Anant shrivastava http://anantshri.info"
    echo "modded for SGS2 by DooMLoRD"
    echo "Enjoy BackTrack 5 }:)"
    echo " "
    echo "BackTrack shell will now be lauched"
    echo "to start GUI (vncserver) type 'ui' (without the quotes)"
    $bboxpath chroot $mnt /bin/bash

    stopbt script with mods in bold:-

    Code:
    echo "Cleaning the leftover and returning back the memory to Android."
    echo "by Anant Shrivastava http://anantshri.info "
    echo " "
    echo "[ Cleanup ]"
    #After exit command is executed clear it all up
    echo ">> Setting variables"
    export kit=/sdcard/bt
    export bin=/system/bin
    export mnt=/data/local/bt
    export PATH=$bin:/usr/bin:/usr/sbin[B][U]:/usr/local/bin[/U][/B]:/bin:$PATH
    export TERM=linux
    export HOME=/root
    export bboxpath=/data/local/tmp/bt/busybox
    sync
    echo ">> Unmounting temporary mount points"
    [B][U]$bboxpath umount -l /data/local/bt/root/storage/external_sd
    $bboxpath umount -l /data/local/bt/root/storage/usbflash
    $bboxpath umount -l /data/local/bt/root/storage/sdcard[/U][/B]
    $bboxpath umount -l $mnt/dev/pts
    $bboxpath umount -l $mnt/proc 
    $bboxpath umount -l $mnt/sys 
    $bboxpath umount -l $mnt
    echo ">> Unmounting image"
    $bboxpath losetup -d /dev/block/loop254
    echo ">> Remounting system as RO"
    $bboxpath mount -o remount,ro /system
    echo "[ Cleanup Completed ]"
    echo " "
    echo "Please reboot to properly unmount BackTrack"

    I've just noticed I have used full path's in unmounting in this last script, so if you modified the paths to mount things you need to modify these too.

    additionally I used root explorer to manually copy these to '/system/bin' there is no reason that I can think of that these should not work with the standard install.sh script but this has not been tested by me.

    Disclaimer: as mentioned above this was a simple quick and dirty POC for me this messes with files in sensitve areas of your phone, I take no responsibilty for any damage you might do to your own phone.
    3
    files uploaded to personal direct download server!

    links updated

    also uploading to mediafire for mirroring...
    http://www.mediafire.com/?f9gk3p3t9wip5

    will post these links in few hours!

    ENJOY BT5 on ur SGS2