How to Fix Rootfs Corrupted in Kali Linux NetHunter?

Are you trying to download or install Kali Linux net hunter in Android phone? and getting “rootfs corrupted, please run this installer again or download the file manually”. You are in the right place in this article I will show you how you can fix rootfs corrupted error in kali Linux NetHunter.

Why Rootfs Corrupted error occurring?

This error occur when internet disconnect due to any reason during the downloading of a rootfs. If you are getting rootfs corrupted error and want to fix rootfs corrupted error then you can simply run the installer again or can download it manually.

How to Solve Rootfs Corrupted error easily?

Today in this article I will show you how you can solve this error manually. First of all Download the image file of rootfs kali arm from the given download button.

Please download the files according to your architecture. You can check your architect by following command.

getprop ro.product.cpu.abi

After download the file update or upgrade your termux by following commands.

apt update
apt upgrade

Now it’s time to download wget files by following commands.

pkg install wget
wget -O install-nethunter-termux

Now we will give storage permissions to our termux.


now run simply few commands to copy the roots file into Home directory and extract the file by following commands.

cd storage
cd downloads
cp filename(kalifs-arm64-full.tar.xz) /$HOME
chmod +x *

Good! Now we are in the final step which is to run the following command.


Nice! You Fix Rootfs Corrupted. Now you will successfully download and install official kali Linux on Android phone. You can watch the following video for more understanding. Make sure to check Topics under Ethical Hacking & Cyber Security. Also, Subscribe our site for latest blogs like this.

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