Sherlock is a powerful tool that allows users to search for a specific username across various social media, forums, and popular websites. This tool is created by Siddharth Dushantha and is a Python-based tool that works efficiently for information gathering.
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In this article, we will guide you through the step-by-step process to install and use the Sherlock tool in Termux.
Installing Sherlock Tool in Termux
Step 1: Update and Upgrade Dependencies
The first step is to update and upgrade your Termux dependencies. Use the following command to update and upgrade your dependencies to the latest version:
apt update && apt upgrade
Note: If prompted, press “N” to avoid downgrading.
Step 2: Install Python
After updating and upgrading your dependencies, install the Python language by using the following command:
pkg install python
Step 3: Install Git
Next, install Git which is necessary to download projects from the GitHub repository. Use the following command to install Git:
pkg install git
Step 4: Download Sherlock from GitHub
After installing Git, use the “git clone” command to download the desired project from the Sherlock GitHub repository:
git clone https://github.com/sherlock-project/sherlock.git
Step 5: Change to Sherlock Directory
Change the current directory to the Sherlock folder by using the following command:
Step 6: Install Requirements for Sherlock
After changing the directory to Sherlock, use the following command to install the required packages:
pip3 install -r requiremnts.txt
Step 7: Install Missing Dependencies from Termux
Use the following command to install missing dependencies from Termux:
pip3 install requests requests_futures torrequest
Using Sherlock Tool in Termux
Step 1: Run Sherlock Tool
To use the Sherlock tool in Termux, type the following command in the terminal:
python sherlock.py username
Replace “username” with the username you want to scan. This command will search for the given username across all sites available in the Sherlock tool.
Step 2: Get Only Registered Websites
To get only those websites where the given username is registered, use the following command:
python sherlock.py username --print-found
Step 3: Access Stored Data
Sherlock stores the data in a text file. Use the following command to view the text file:
This command will display the text file name. Use the following command to view the contents of the text file:
Replace “filename.txt” with the actual name of the text file.
Sherlock is a powerful tool that can be used for information gathering by searching for a specific username across various social media, forums, and popular websites. In this article, we have provided a step-by-step guide to install and use the Sherlock tool in Termux. We hope this article has helped you to use this amazing tool to its full potential.