How to Install BackTrack in your Hard Drive – Step by Step Guide

How to do Backtrack hard drive install?

A lot of BackTrack, penetration testing Linux distribution installation tutorials points to how to install BackTrack using virtualization software, and if you are looking on how to install BackTrack in VMware then read this tutorial, if not then proceed reading this guide, as it will teach you how to install BackTrack in your hard drive.

Doing BackTrack hard drive install is pretty easy, just follow this installation guide.

Note that this guide assumes that:

  • You have already downloaded BackTrack, and burned it in a CD/DVD, or created a bootable USB out of the ISO file.
  • You are going to use your whole hardrive for BackTrack (penetration testing Linux distribution).

Step 1
How to Install Backtrack in your Hard Drive - Step by Step Guide
Boot the BackTrack on your computer or machine where you will be installing BackTrack.

After finishes booting, enter “startx” to go to the graphical KDE interface.

 

Step 2
Double click on the “Install BackTrack” shortcut icon on the Desktop, or you could type in the command “ubiquity” in the console.

 

Step 3
How to Install Backtrack in your Hard Drive - Step by Step Guide
Select your Language the click Forward.

 

Step 4
How to Install Backtrack in your Hard Drive - Step by Step Guide
Select your location and time zone the click Forward.
Do the same for your Keyboard layout.

 

Step 5
How to Install Backtrack in your Hard Drive - Step by Step Guide
Prepare disk space. This window allows you to configure your partitions.
Select “Erase and use the entire disk” (assuming that we are deleting the whole drive and install BackTrack on it).
Click Forward.

 

Step 6
How to Install Backtrack in your Hard Drive - Step by Step Guide
Ready to install. Accept the installation settings summary. Click Install, and wait till the installation is finished and completed. Restart your machine.

 

Step 7
How to Install Backtrack in your Hard Drive - Step by Step Guide
Log in to BackTrack using the default username and password.

username: root
password: toor

Change your root password.

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