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Old 04-17-2014, 10:02 AM   #1
sd37
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Trouble with Kali Live


Hey all,

I'm made a bootable USB with Kali on it, but for some reason I cannot boot into Live mode. When the Kali boot screen comes up, if I try to select any of the Live modes it just beeps and refreshes the screen. Has anyone else had any experience with this? I've combed the net but can't seem to find a solution (even the Kali forums).
 
Old 04-17-2014, 10:27 AM   #2
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I'm made a bootable USB with Kali on it
How? What software did you use to do this? I've not used Kali, but with most Linux distributions if you install it to a flash drive using something like unetbootin or pendrivelinux, it is a Live CD and the only mode is 'Live', maybe an install option but usually you don't see that on a boot menu. What options other than 'Live' do you see?
 
Old 04-17-2014, 12:15 PM   #3
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How? What software did you use to do this? I've not used Kali, but with most Linux distributions if you install it to a flash drive using something like unetbootin or pendrivelinux, it is a Live CD and the only mode is 'Live', maybe an install option but usually you don't see that on a boot menu. What options other than 'Live' do you see?
I used linux live usb to create the boot drive. Conversely, the install option works but once inside it cannot complete b/c the "CD" cannot be found. No option to select the USB drive.
 
Old 04-17-2014, 11:42 PM   #4
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the instructions on the kali web site say to use "dd"
Code:
dd if=kali.iso of=/dev/sdb bs=512k
where /dev/sdb is the usb thumb drive

did you ?
and did you also add persistence


and did you use an ENCRYPTED drive as is RECOMMENDED

http://docs.kali.org/category/installation
 
  


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