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BackTrack 5 Cookbook by David De Smet, Willie Pritchett

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Installing BackTrack on VirtualBox

This recipe will take you through the installation of BackTrack in a completely isolated guest operating system within your host operating system, using the well-known open source virtualization software called VirtualBox.

Getting ready

The required prerequisites are listed as follows:

How to do it...

Let's begin the process of installing BackTrack on Virtualbox:

  1. Launch VirtualBox and click on New to start the Virtual Machine Wizard.
  2. Click on the Next button and type the name of the virtual machine, and choose the OS type as well as the version. ...

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