Kali on Mini-X – User Instructions

kali Linux-MiniX

The Mini-X is a dual core 1GHz, with 1GB of RAM. Kali Linux fits on an external micro SD card.

Kali on Mini-X – User Instructions

If all you want to do is install Kali on your Mini-X, follow these instructions:

  1. Get a nice fast 8 GB micro SD card.
  2. Download the Kali Mini-X image from our downloads area.
  3. Use the dd utility to image this file to your microSD card. In our example, we use a microSD which is located at /dev/sdbChange this as needed.

    Kali Linux Live USB Persistence

Alert! This process will wipe out your SD card. If you choose the wrong storage device, you may wipe out your computers hard disk.
xzcat kali-$version-mini-x.img.xz | dd of=/dev/sdb bs=512k

This process can take awhile depending on your device speed and image size.

Once the dd operation is complete, boot up the Mini-X with the microSD plugged in. Log in to Kali (root / toor), that’s it, you’re done!

Kali on Mini-X – Developer Instructions

If you are a developer and want to tinker with the Kali Mini-X image, including changing the kernel configuration and generally being adventurous, check out the kali-arm-build-scripts repository on GitHub, and follow the README.md file’s instructions. The script to use is mini-x.sh

Also Read:Building A Kali Linux ISO For Older I386 Architecture


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