Burp Suite : Failed to load module "canberra-gtk-module"

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On Kali, Burp Suite comes preinstalled as a self contained application inside of a .jar file.  I've never actually looked but I assume the shortcut is just something along the lines of java -jar burpsuite.jar (or whatever the full name is...).  On my Ubuntu system, Burp is installed via the installation script.  That was a choice I made for no particular reason but when Burp is upgraded, it isn't as simple as replacing a .jar file.  The download is a Bash script and while the previous upgrades have worked flawlessly, upgrading to 2020.5 fails to complete installation:

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TryHackMe LazyAdmin Walkthrough

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The description states:  "Easy linux machine to practice your skills" and "Have some fun! There might be multiple ways to get user access."

I thought this was worthy of writing up because you have to chain several pieces together in order to get on the box.  I saw something recently that described the various capture the flag boxes by level.  Based on the description for this box and how I gained my low privilege shell, I would call this easy.5 because it wasn't one step to the next.  The idea of chaining pieces together is more of an intermediate kind of process.  That said, maybe there was an easier avenue that I missed?  Anyway, I really liked the box so let's kick off with Nmap:

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Exploiting Tar Wildcards

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This is kind of an interesting exploit because it's one of those things where you really don't understand the consequences of your actions.  Granted, this is a made up scenario in part but the exploitation part is not made up -- it's the real deal.

In this scenario, we have a low privileged user account and in their home directory we find this backup folder.

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