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Kali Linux Cookbook - Second Edition by Bob Perciaccante, Corey P. Schultz

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How to do it...

Let's begin the process of creating a bootable Kali Linux USB device:

  1. Starting with the Kali Linux ISO file we downloaded in the earlier recipe, installing VirtualBox, we will use Win32DiskImager (https://sourceforge.net/projects/win32diskimager/) to create a bootable USB using the ISO. Download and install Win32DiskImager.
  2. Once installed, launch Win32DiskImager.
In order to format the USB drive and to write the raw image, Win32DiskImager needs admin permissions to run. You will need to give permission for it to run when the user access control dialog is presented.
  1. Win32DiskImager will use IMG files, but we will tell it to use an ISO file as the source. From the application screen, click on the File Open button, and when ...

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