Gobuster full tutorial from noob to pro Updated 2024


In this post, You will learn what is gobuster and you will learn all commands from that tool. Below is the video format of the post, Check it out 👇🏾


What is Gobuster ❓

The gobuster tool helps in enumerating directories same like the dirb and dirbuster. The Gobuster is very faster than the dirb and dirbuster and the biggest disadvantage in this tool is there is no GUI format.


Who develpoed Gobuster

The gobuster tool was developed by Reeves who is a nerd and a climber. Gobuster is written in Go so, It is really very fast. Below is the link for the latest Gobuster version.

How to use Gobuster tool

Firstly to install go buster on kali just enter thins command apt-get install gobuster

install gobuster

Default scan

To scan a website just enter this command

gobuster dir-u -w <specify the wordlist>

gobuster dir -u http://techyrick.com -w /usr/share/wordlists/dirb/common.txt

default scan


The number of threads in gobuster are from 0 – 10, So the command will be something like this

gobuster dir-u -w <specify the wordlist> -T 10

gobuster dir -u http://techyrick.com -w /usr/share/wordlists/dirb/common.txt -T 10

Threads gobuster


By adding verbose we could able to see the progress and the results in human readable format and in depth results.

gobuster dir -u http://techyrick.com -w /usr/share/wordlists/dirb/common.txt -v

verbose in the gobuster tool

No error and proceed the scan

No errors will be displayed while entering –no-error

gobuster dir -u http://techyrick.com -w /usr/share/wordlists/dirb/common.txt –no-error

Save the result

To save the result you can just enter the -o command or just go with the usual save command >

gobuster dir -u http://techyrick.com -w /usr/share/wordlists/dirb/common.txt -o results.txt


According to me the gobuster tool is a great choice for directory enumerating and also there are many additional features in gobuster like dns enumeration and fuzzing etc..

I my choice I prefer the dirbuster, just because it is in GUI format and additionally we could do brute forcing.

Se ya in the next post ????

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