Step1: Boot Kali Linux 64 bit DVD in Legacy Mode
Step2: Install Kali linux, skipping the installation of bootloader
Step3: Boot using Ubuntu 64 bit live disk, in UEFI mode
Step4: Mount kali linux partition on /mnt
Standard packages contains anything and everything I found useful. This list if divided into 3 parts:
Kali Linux is a special build from Debian. Kali Linux inherits a lot of the issues from Debian Linux. This section shows you how to resolve of those. They are not specific to Kali Linux only and you might be leave them as it is, but I found that if I see an error my OCD kicks in and I have to make it go away…
Kali Linux offers a number of customized tools designed for penetration testing. Tools are categorized in the following groups as seen in dropdown menu shown below.
Information Gathering – These are reconnaissance tools used to gather data on your target network and devices. Tools range from identifying devices to protocols used.
Introducing Kali Linux
The creators of BackTrack have released a new, advanced penetration testing Linux distribution named Kali Linux. BackTrack 5 was the last major version of the BackTrack distribution. The creators of BackTrack decided that to move forward with the challenges of cyber security and modern testing a new foundation was needed. Kali Linux was born and released March 13th 2013. Kali Linux is based on Debian and an FHS-Compliant file system.
Kali has many advantages over the BackTrack. It comes with many more updated tools. The tools and streamlined with Debian repositories and synchronized four times a day. That means users have the latest package updates and security fixes. The new compliant file systems translate into running most tools from anywhere on the system. Kali has also made customization, unattended installation, and flexible desktop environments and strong feature in Kali Linux.