spiderfoot - Ubuntu 22.04




I like making use of Linode because they have servers for as little as $5 per month. Use my referral link, and you can get $100 added to your account for free when you sign up.

When I signed up this time, I decided to try out Ubuntu 22.04 LTS.

The initial steps

The following steps can be copied and pasted while logged in as root.

I normally use these VPS setups as a disposable pen-testing platform and delete them after each engagement. For that reason, I just leave all the tooling in the /root directory and pretty much run everything as the user root.

Get the system updated

apt -y update
apt -y dist-upgrade

Install python3 and pip

apt -y install python3
apt -y install python3-pip

Install spiderfoot

git clone https://github.com/smicallef/spiderfoot.git
cd spiderfoot
pip3 install -r requirements.txt

Setup authentication

mkdir -p $HOME/.spiderfoot
echo 'supersecretusername:supersecretpassword' > $HOME/.spiderfoot/passwd
chmod 600 $HOME/.spiderfoot/passwd

Startign up

python3 ./sf.py -l
Written on May 27, 2022