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FS#74644 - [wifite] Add John The Ripper as optdepend

Attached to Project: Community Packages
Opened by Bastien Traverse (Neitsab) - Wednesday, 04 May 2022, 19:35 GMT
Last edited by Toolybird (Toolybird) - Friday, 08 July 2022, 03:52 GMT
Task Type Bug Report
Category Packages
Status Assigned
Assigned To Levente Polyak (anthraxx)
Architecture All
Severity Low
Priority Normal
Reported Version
Due in Version Undecided
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Although not expressly mentioned in the upstream "Required tools" list[0], usage of John The Ripper is illustrated in the sixth screenshot of [1] and is clearly part of the tool's feature set (`--crack` option).

Weirdly enough, john is neither a required nor an optional dependencies of *any* package in the official repo[2]. As such, even after installing all wifite optdepends we cannot use this feature.


Additional info:
* package version(s): 2:2.6.0-1

Steps to reproduce:

* install wifite and its current optdepends in a clean env
* try to use `wifite --crack`: john option is unavailable/fails
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