So backtrack 5 still using the older openvas-2 series and I actually like the newer version. So here are the instructions on getting the latest version installed. This will install these versions: openvas libraries 4.0.5-1; openvas scanner 3.2.4-1; openvas client 3.0; openvas manager 2.0.4-1; openvas admin 1.1.1-1; gsa 2.0.1-1; gsd 1.2.0-1; openvas cli 1.1.2-1 as packaged by the opensuse build service.
NOTE: June 23, 2011 — if the version numbers have changed, you can browse the repository address and update this document accordingly. Also, yes, this does work on my bt5 install on three different systems. I am installing on a 4th system now and will update the steps because I think I may have left 1 or 2 out.
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