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Installing Gerix on Ubuntu from Backtrack’s repository

GerixWiFiCracker is GUI for Aircrack-ng suite, is designed for pentesting in a realworld with efficent and userfriendly graphic interface.

Note: This small tutorial is based on the repositories from backtrack 5 R1 and ubuntu 11.10 and ubuntu 12.04

The first step is to add those lines to “etc/apt/sources.list”

Once those lines added to the sources.list files you can run the command

And finally to install gerix you can finally run this last command :

And that’s it.


PS1: If you encounter any errors with PGP while installing / updating (UBUNTU TLS 12.04) any tool  try the following commands :


PS2: If you encounter this particular error :

Try the following commands:

At the first question answer by ‘n’ and then answer by ‘Y’ the second and third one.

And that should solve the dependencies problem

{ 8 } Comments

  1. linuxfreak12 | 20 June 2012 at 16 h 14 min | Permalink


    Hit precise-security/universe Translation-en
    Fetched 13.1 MB in 1min 27s (150 kB/s)
    Reading package lists… Done
    root@root:~/Downloads/gerix-wifi-cracker$ sudo apt-get install gerix-wifi-cracker-ng
    Reading package lists… Done
    Building dependency tree
    Reading state information… Done
    Some packages could not be installed. This may mean that you have
    requested an impossible situation or if you are using the unstable
    distribution that some required packages have not yet been created
    or been moved out of Incoming.
    The following information may help to resolve the situation:

    The following packages have unmet dependencies:
    gerix-wifi-cracker-ng : Depends: aircrack-ng but it is not going to be installed
    E: Unable to correct problems, you have held broken packages.

  2. Noktec | 20 June 2012 at 16 h 44 min | Permalink

    First, I’m not a dog, no need to write in capitals and then juste paste a bunch of errors without explaining your steps and having a constructive chat about the problem !

    However I’ll have a look through it tomorrow !

  3. orlando | 3 July 2012 at 4 h 51 min | Permalink

    hi amigo.

    i followed your steps one by one, but i got the same problem that linuxfreak12, this is my configuration: 3.2.0-26-generic, ubuntu studio 12, i’d like to know if you have another way to install gerix. thanks a lot for your time. jah bless you.

    if you need some help, just let me know, i’m glad to help

  4. Noktec | 3 July 2012 at 12 h 22 min | Permalink


    I just solved the problem, you can just follow the second solution to your problem and you should be able to use gerix.



  5. keta | 10 August 2012 at 5 h 07 min | Permalink

    tried both methods fail on backtrack repositories

  6. Chris | 16 August 2012 at 21 h 40 min | Permalink

    Worked fine on unbuntu downloaded today whatever version it was(I think 12.04). Thanks.

  7. Mario Vilas | 2 September 2012 at 10 h 00 min | Permalink

    I think the 64 bits repository is missing:

    deb revolution main microverse non-free testing

  8. Noktec | 20 September 2013 at 17 h 03 min | Permalink

    Well yeah, you might have to change the repository, since they changed the version, but the process still remains.

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