fix msfupdate error

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Good evening friends. We have seen how to exploit many recent vulnerabilities using Metasploit. ( Go here, if you missed them ). Metasploit is a pentesting software which is by default installed in Kali Linux. Metasploit releases updates  every wednesday with the latest exploits. See the video or scroll through for textual howto.

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In order to get the latest exploits, we need to regularly update the Metasploit framework by typing command “msfupdate” as shown below.

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But in our latest version of Kali Linux, i.e Kali Linux rolling 2016.1, as soon we start Metasploit after updating, we are getting the following error.

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Fixing this error is very simple. We just need to install ruby on our system. Type command apt-get install ruby as shown below.

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After ruby installation is finished, start Metasploit. It should open successfully as shown below. It is that much simple to fix msfupdate error in Kali Linux. Happy hacking.

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