Kali Linux – Fresh Installation Guide

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Rob Turner

He is an Instructor of Computer Technology with Ball State University where he currently teaches all of the departments Linux courses and co-teaches Cisco networking courses. He is an avid Debian user as well as many of the derivatives of Debian such as Mint, Ubuntu, and Kali. Rob holds a Masters in Information and Communication Sciences as well as several industry certifications from Cisco, EC-Council, and Linux Foundation.

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10 Responses

  1. mogorosi says:

    I have installed Kali Linux, but it rejected my password what might be the problem? because I used my name as password how would I forget my name?

    • Rob Turner says:

      Mogorosi,

      Did you actually install Kali? The live version and some older versions of Kali will have a root password or ‘toor’ without the quotes. If you have forgotten your root password, there is still a way to recover it by booting into single user mode.

  2. Micael Engrácia says:

    Very nice article Rob Turner, I love the article , you made this very easy and clear instructions to install Kali. By the way I created a infographic about Kali Linux, I thought it will be a nice addition to article, if you are interested check my infographic.

    Keep up the good job Rob!

  3. OKCarl says:

    We need a follow up tutorial on the how to of carving out a big persistence partition. Penetration Testers need a lot of free space to store their dictionary / wordlists.

    • Rob Turner says:

      OKCarl,

      This guide goes through a persistent install of Kali on a hard drive not an install on a USB drive. Anything done after Kali is installed using this method, will be saved as a result.

  4. UPP says:

    Kali is great and it should be essential in the repertoire of any serious system administrator….

  5. kumar says:

    Hi, very nice article

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