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Old 12-18-2010, 09:15 AM   #1
Raptorialis
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Linux Newbie switching from Vista to Linux on Sony Vaio


Hi, i have decided to switch from Vista to Linux on my Sony Vaio and wanted to know the best way to do it.

Basically i want to set my laptop like this because i want to get involved with wireless security testing.

I am thinking about taking the Backtrack wifu course
http://www.offensive-security.com/on...backtrack-wifu.

Now obviously it seems i will need Backtrack, so what is the correct way to go about installing? Should i try and purchase a cd to install or is there better ways?

Cannot wait to move away from Vista. I think it has been making me ill. ps.. i also want to learn BASH and Perl, so that is basically going to be the setup.

any advice gratefully received.
~Rap
 
Old 12-18-2010, 09:33 AM   #2
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you can download, burn and than boot from backtrack cd without installing
 
Old 12-18-2010, 10:34 AM   #3
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Download Backtrack and Install it on Hard disk.make vista and backtrack dual boot. For installation guide,search on google. For Bash scripting look at http://www.tldp.org/guides.html and for perl look at http://www.perl.org/learn.html
for more study material search on google.
 
Old 12-18-2010, 05:07 PM   #4
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Thank you, Dual boot Vista/Backtrack it is.

Hope its ok to come back if i need help with setting up wireless.
thanks. ~Rap
 
  


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