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How can I connect my Windows Location API into linux?

Hello,

I wanted to know that I am building a project on which I wanna do experiment which check location of devices from windows os to kali linux, is there any way of doing it?

Help me out, if anyone can.


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KFSys
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April 10, 2023

You can use GEOIP on your Droplet and write a script to locate the location of the IP that’s connecting to your Droplet.

To use GeoIP to locate IPs connected to your Droplet (VPS), you can follow these steps:

  1. Install GeoIP:
  1. sudo apt-get update
  2. sudo apt-get install geoip-bin
  1. Download the GeoIP database:
  1. sudo wget -N http://geolite.maxmind.com/download/geoip/database/GeoLiteCity.dat.gz -P /usr/share/GeoIP/
  2. sudo gunzip /usr/share/GeoIP/GeoLiteCity.dat.gz
  1. Install the GeoIP Python library:
pip install python-geoip
  1. Use the GeoIP Python library to locate IPs:
import geoip

gi = geoip.open('/usr/share/GeoIP/GeoLiteCity.dat', geoip.GEOIP_STANDARD)
ip_location = gi.record_by_name('8.8.8.8')
print(ip_location)

This will print out the location information for the IP address ‘8.8.8.8’. You can replace this IP address with any other IP address that you want to locate.

Note that the accuracy of GeoIP location information can vary depending on the specific IP address and the database used. Also, make sure that you comply with any relevant privacy and data protection regulations, and obtain the necessary permissions and consent from the individuals whose IPs you are locating.

KFSys
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April 10, 2023

Hey @170f55524f1d4ed1b9d5a63cbf,

I’m not sure I fully understand you however, you can try using GEOIP on your Droplet and configure it as a Python script. To use GeoIP to locate IPs connected to your Droplet (VPS), you can follow these steps:

  1. Install GeoIP:
  1. sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install geoip-bin
  1. Download the GeoIP database:
  1. sudo wget -N http://geolite.maxmind.com/download/geoip/database/GeoLiteCity.dat.gz -P /usr/share/GeoIP/ sudo gunzip /usr/share/GeoIP/GeoLiteCity.dat.gz
  1. Install the GeoIP Python library:
  1. pip install python-geoip
  1. Use the GeoIP Python library to locate IPs:
  1. import geoip
  2. gi = geoip.open('/usr/share/GeoIP/GeoLiteCity.dat', geoip.GEOIP_STANDARD)
  3. ip_location = gi.record_by_name('8.8.8.8')
  4. print(ip_location)

This will print out the location information for the IP address ‘8.8.8.8’. You can replace this IP address with any other IP address that you want to locate.

Note that the accuracy of GeoIP location information can vary depending on the specific IP address and the database used. Also, make sure that you comply with any relevant privacy and data protection regulations, and obtain the necessary permissions and consent from the individuals whose IPs you are locating.

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