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We have posted an article on the topic to make Live Kali Linux USB Persistence. If you haven’t read that article, read it through the given link. That method might be a little bit difficult for you. So, we have brought the easiest method for the same thing. This new method will be easy and less time-consuming. In this article, we will learn the easiest way to make live Kali Linux USB Persistence.

It is important to know about Kali Linux in brief. So, we will start our article with a brief introduction to Kali Linux.

Kali Linux USB Persistence

Brief Introduction to Kali Linux

Kali Linux is one of the best Operating Systems for Penetration Testing. This operating system includes almost every necessary tool. You can read about Kali Linux in detail in this article.

Kali Linux USB Persistence

Stay tuned with us, we will learn to make bootable live Kali Linux USB Persistence within 3 steps. You will also need a few items in order to do so. Now, we will see the list of required things.

Things Required to make live Kali Linux USB Persistence

Here is the list of things you will need in order to make live USB drive.

  1. A Laptop or Desktop (With Windows OS installed)
  2. USB Drive (Minimum 8 GB is recommended)
  3. Rufus Tool
  4. Kali Linux Live Image 64-bit
  5. A little knowledge to operate Computer (Obviously)

This is the list of all the things we need for making our live Kali Linux USB Persistence. Now, we will begin with our tutorial.

Step 1: Downloading necessary files

Download Rufus and Kali Linux Live image. We have provided the links in the above paragraph. It is very easy to download both files.

Now, we will make our bootable Kali live USB.

Step 2: Making Bootable Kali Live Persistence USB

First of all, insert a Pen Drive on your System. You will need a Pen Drive with a capacity of at least 8 GB, but we will recommend you to use 16 GB or higher Pen Drive.

Kali Linux USB Persistence
  • Open Rufus.
Kali Linux USB Persistence
  • After that, Select your Kali Linux Live Image. In the Persistence section, drag the slider to allocate persistence storage as shown in the image.
Kali Linux USB Persistence
  • Now, we will Click on START button.
  • Click OK to continue with the warning. The warning states that your Pen Drive will be formatted.
Kali Linux USB Persistence
  • Finally, your process will start. Exit the application after the completion of operation.
Kali Linux USB Persistence

Step 3: Booting into Kali Live Persistence

Turn ON your System with Pen Drive attached in it. Make sure that Boot from USB Drive is in the top order in the boot preference in your BIOS settings. Alternatively, you can select your Pen Drive from the Boot Device Option available in Startup Menu. Press sec, F12, or Del button during Startup to enter in the Startup Menu.

Kali Linux USB Persistence

After that, you will see the GRUB Bootloader of Kali Linux. Select the Live USB Persistence (Fourth Option) from the list.

Kali Linux USB Persistence

Now, you will see the Kali Linux logo. After the successful boot into Kali Live Persistence, add any file on the desktop and then reboot your system. This will ensure if your Persistence is working or not.

Conclusion | Kali Linux USB Persistence

In conclusion, we hope that you have successfully created your live Kali Linux USB Persistence. If you are facing any error, feel free to contact us in the comment section. We would be happy to help you. Also, subscribe to our Newsletter. Otherwise, you will miss the important updates.

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