How to make a bootable Kali USB persistence

setup Kali USB persistence,

Persistence means that all the data changes that take place while you are using the system, they will be saved on the usb / pendrive that you Linux is in

according to :

Kali Linux “Live” has two options in the default boot menu which enable persistence — the preservation of data on the “Kali Live” USB drive — across reboots of “Kali Live”. This can be an extremely useful enhancement, and enables you to retain documents, collected testing results, configurations, etc., when running Kali Linux “Live” from the USB drive, even across different systems. The persistent data is stored in its own partition on the USB drive, which can also be optionally LUKS-encrypted

so lets start setting up Kali USB persistence,

files you need:

1.Minitool partition wizard download
2.kali linux iso download
3.Universal Usb Installer download

You're supposed to use the window,

first step:
start up windows and plugin your usb flash drive,
open minitool partition wizard and delete all partition,
now you have all your space is unallocated.
create a new partition (3.5 to 4.0 gb) of fat32 format,
apply all change.

second step:
open Universal Usb Installer,
create a kali usb bootable by slecting your fat32 space.

third step:
restsrt your machine

forth step:
boot from your newly created flash drive,
select Live Usb Persistence and press enter,

fifth step:
after successful start,
open gparted by typing in terminal
select your usb from top right corner ex. dev/sdb
create a new partition of unallocated space,name with persistence and format ext4,
apply change.

sixth step:
type command one by one and press enter,
“mkdir -p /mnt/persistence”
“mount /dev/sdb2 /mnt/persistence”
“echo "/ union" > /mnt/persistence/persistence.conf”
“cat /mnt/persistence/persistence.conf”
“umount /dev/sdb2”

final step:
 shutdown your pc,
 remove your flash drive
 plugin your flash drive again, 
 start your pc again, 
 boot from flash drive, 
 choose Live Usb Persistence and press enter,

now you have ready your live usb, your all changed have saved in usb live persistence.

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One thought on “How to make a bootable Kali USB persistence

  • March 8, 2017 at 9:01 pm

    Thank you for sharing your thoughts. I really appreciate your efforts and I will be waiting
    for your next write ups thanks once again.


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