Partitioning the disk

Partition of the hard disk (whether virtual or physical) involves splitting the drive into logical drives. Think of it as having a large apartment studio comprising one large room. Now imagine that you've put up a wall to separate the apartment in half. It's still physically one apartment, but now it's separated into two rooms. One can be used as the main apartment and the other as storage, or you can even have two smaller apartments to share with yourself and a friend. Equally, a partition can allow for the installation of multiple operating systems on a hard disk, or even create additional volumes to use as storage space.

Continuing with our Kali Linux installation, the next step provides options on the usage of the ...

Get Digital Forensics with Kali Linux now with the O’Reilly learning platform.

O’Reilly members experience books, live events, courses curated by job role, and more from O’Reilly and nearly 200 top publishers.