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Old 06-26-2016, 04:52 PM   #1
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Question Live cd version of Kali?


Hello there,

I had managed to download a copy of kali mini which was a copy from 2013. I had burned the iso to a CD-RW disc, when I had it booted it stated about installing it on the current 32 bit XP machine I have.

So that wasn't a live version? I just want to be able to run it off the cd. Is that something that will work, especially if I'm using a tenda wifi adapter to connect to a network. A USB adapter that is.

Thank you
 
Old 06-26-2016, 05:50 PM   #2
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Live cd version of Kali?

I would definitely verify you have a live version by re-download ing it.
 
Old 06-26-2016, 05:57 PM   #3
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Here is the file name in my folder. It is a 20mb mini.
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Old 06-26-2016, 06:15 PM   #4
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I had managed to download a copy of kali mini which was a copy from 2013
WHY????
why a very old and out of date version #1 ??????

why not use the CURRENT!!!!

https://www.kali.org/downloads/

there is a iso and a torrent
both VERY EASY to download


but i REALLY DO RECOMMEND !!!
that you READ this page FIRST !!!

http://docs.kali.org/introduction/sh...use-kali-linux
 
Old 06-26-2016, 06:20 PM   #5
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WHY????
why a very old and out of date version #1 ??????

why not use the CURRENT!!!!

https://www.kali.org/downloads/

there is a iso and a torrent
both VERY EASY to download


but i REALLY DO RECOMMEND !!!
that you READ this page FIRST !!!

http://docs.kali.org/introduction/sh...use-kali-linux
I don't have access at the moment to another system running 512mb of RAM, a pentium 4. So the current system I'm using is the main system, as for a storage disc I don't own one with several GB of capacity.

So a live cd would be the only realistic option for the moment.
 
Old 06-26-2016, 06:55 PM   #6
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ok... have fun
and they ALL!!! are live images
and if you look the "lite" are only 0.8 gig


but you really should READ this FIRST
http://docs.kali.org/introduction/sh...use-kali-linux

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Old 06-28-2016, 06:33 PM   #7
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I want to use Kali for a project, not as an OS.

Windows is fine for that. I've just upgraded as a home user to a optiplex, running windows 7 64 bit. It has a 250GB drive, not bad. This old system has only 111GB. Of course been using it for thirteen years.

The optiplex is powerful compared to an old dimension 4600.

And that small file available is a live cd? And I mean a cd version, not a storage disk.
 
Old 06-28-2016, 06:48 PM   #8
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And that small file available is a live cd? And I mean a cd version, not a storage disk.
It seems like you're asking about a specific image, but you don' provide a URL, so I'm not sure what you are looking at.

Anyway, Kali defaults to a live ISO. Get it here:

https://www.kali.org/downloads/

A tutorial on creating a live boot USB drive:
http://docs.kali.org/downloading/kal...ve-usb-install

Last edited by notKlaatu; 06-28-2016 at 07:16 PM. Reason: added usb live tutorial link
 
Old 06-28-2016, 06:53 PM   #9
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Kali Linux armhf

^That 670mb will fit on a CD-RW so that is a live cd version certainly for the file size, I had viewed that, but not ignored it and went searching for that mini copy I have in the downloads folder.
 
Old 06-28-2016, 07:10 PM   #10
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No, as far as I know the mini version is for installing only. If you do not have a DVD disc or USB drive of suitable capacity then not much else I can suggest except to get one if you want to run it live.

http://docs.kali.org/installation/ka...ni-iso-install

The armhf version is for running on a ARM based single board computer like the Raspberry Pi and not an x86 type desktop computer.

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Old 06-28-2016, 09:07 PM   #11
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the " armhf "

so this is an embedded os on a ARM cpu
-- think raspberryPi

use a usb to install

and read the like i posted to the docs
 
Old 06-30-2016, 09:13 AM   #12
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I don't have a storage disk for this. I wasn't planning on buying one. I thought I could use a cd to do this.

The alternative would be using an old optiplex Pentium 4 with 512mb of RAM.
 
Old 07-25-2016, 08:51 AM   #13
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I tried to install the mini iso via a CD-RW, on a optiplex Pentium 4 with 512mb of RAM.

It didn't install, some screen very small text displayed, I couldn't read it. Something about space bar key.
 
Old 07-25-2016, 11:53 AM   #14
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it needs to be connected to the internet

it is a NET!! install

and a old p4 and 512 meg ram is way too low spec. for running Kali

have a look at CentOS 5.11
 
Old 07-25-2016, 03:03 PM   #15
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A net requirement. And as for like a storage disk install. I know for testing it needs the net. But not for installation, since this is a small version it needs it.

Hmm. Okay well, if I want to install a copy on that system for a small use web camera hack. I'll need a storage disk for it. Otherwise I may need to just forget it.

Thanks.
 
  


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