Nessus Ubuntu

Lets install Nessus in Ubuntu in a few steps )

Open a terminal window and type in:

sudo apt-get install nessus

sudo apt-get install nessusd

sudo nessus-adduser

then add a user to nessus, set user and passwd, to login when ready.

sudo ln -fs /etc/init.d/nessusd /etc/rc2.d/S20nessusd

sudo /etc/init.d/nessusd start

sudo gedit /usr/share/applications/Nessus.desktop

Insert the following lines into the new file

[Desktop Entry]
Name=Nessus
Comment=Nessus
Exec=nessus
Icon=/usr/share/pixmaps/nessus.xpm
Terminal=false
Type=Application
Categories=Application;System;

After that you can find Nessus in the Gnome menu under Applications -> System Tools.

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