Openvas scans

Sorry to be such a noob but I installed openvas on Kali and when I go to run openvas-setup it says command not found. web page doesn’t respond.

root@41d7232ac06b:/# apt-cache search openvas
greenbone-security-assistant - remote network security auditor - web interface
greenbone-security-assistant-common - architecture independent files for greenbone-security-assistant
libopenvas-dev - remote network security auditor - static libraries and headers
libopenvas-doc - remote network security auditor - libraries documentation
libopenvas9 - remote network security auditor - shared libraries
openvas - remote network security auditor - dummy package
openvas-cli - Command Line Tools for OpenVAS
openvas-manager - Manager Module of OpenVAS
openvas-manager-common - architecture independent files for openvas-manager
openvas-nasl - remote network security auditor - nasl tool
openvas-scanner - remote network security auditor - scanner

When choosing the category for a topic please try to have a look at the category description for each category first:

The current used category is/was (Description: About the Vulnerability Tests category) which is about vulnerability tests (the so called “NASL scripts”).

Your question is completely unrelated to the NASL script itself but the installation of GVM via 3rdparty packages so i have moved this topic into the better fitting (Description: About the Source Edition (GSE) category).

Please note that Greenbone doesn’t provide the Kali packages / the openvas-setup script and can’t offer support for both. Please contact the Kali Linux Community to get support for your problem.

As an alternative you could try the Greenbone Community Edition (GCE) which is a ready to use VM.

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