Starting Xplico in DEFT Linux 8.2

As mentioned earlier, DEFT Linux 8.2 should be run as a virtual host. This process is not as in-depth as installing Kali Linux (as covered in Chapter 2, Installing Kali Linux) because DEFT can be used as a live forensic acquisition distribution.

Once the DEFT Linux ISO image had been downloaded (from, open VirtualBox, click New, and enter the following details:

  • Name: Deft 8.2
  • Type: Linux
  • Version: Ubuntu (64-bit) (Verify that the details entered, match those in the screenshot)

Now, after filling in the appropriate information, follow these steps:

  1. Assign 4 or more GBs ...

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