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    I am sorry but I can't help. I dual boot Windows...

    I am sorry but I can't help. I dual boot Windows 7 and Kali and Windows 7 doesn't support secure boot. While I love Windows 8.1 I can't stand the Metro interface and I will not install 8.1 at home....
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    Sticky: I used dd if=kali.iso of=/dev/sdc bs=512k to...

    I used dd if=kali.iso of=/dev/sdc bs=512k to create my usb thumb drive install of kali 1.05. It works well until I boot into windows 7 and try to add a file to the thumb drive. Windows 7 says the...
  3. Thread: crunch 3.5

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    crunch 3.5

    Hello everyone and Merry Christmas

    I am pleased to announce the release of crunch 3.5 which is available at
    http://sourceforge.net/projects/crunch-wordlist/

    version 3.5 changelog
    make changes...
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    I don't know everyone keeps saying to use disk...

    I don't know everyone keeps saying to use disk imager. Disk-imager does not support ISO images. From http://sourceforge.net/p/win32diskimager/wiki/Home/
    "It currently does not* support writing an...
  5. I booted up my Kali install and did the...

    I booted up my Kali install and did the following:
    The sdc1 partition is 8192M in size, half the size of the drive.


    # fdisk /dev/sdc

    Command (m for help): p

    Disk /dev/sdc: 16.2 GB,...
  6. win32 disk imager doesn't work, neither does dd

    When Kali first came out I tried to follow the instructions of using win32 disk imager. I couldn't get it to work. I tried the dd command and that did not work for me either. So I ended up using...
  7. Did you read:...

    Did you read:
    http://forums.kali.org/showthread.php?271-How-to-EFI-install-Kali-Linux&highlight=uefi
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    You don't need grub-efi to be installed. ...

    You don't need grub-efi to be installed. grub-efi won't be installed to a usb thumb drive. If you are booting from the thumb drive to install to a local hard drive then setup the partition layout...
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    EFI system partitions must be the first partition...

    EFI system partitions must be the first partition on the hard drive.

    Try the instructions at
    http://forums.kali.org/showthread.php?271-How-to-EFI-install-Kali-Linux&highlight=uefi
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    OK. Is the fat32 partition the only partition on...

    OK. Is the fat32 partition the only partition on the drive? If not what is the partition layout?
    EFI files must reside on a fat32 partition and fat32 partitions are NOT case sensitive.

    Syslinux...
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    Try the following grub.cfg Make sure to replace...

    Try the following grub.cfg
    Make sure to replace --set=root and root=UUID= with the UUID for your system.
    The grub.cfg that comes didn't work for me so I made up the following.



    set...
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    Leave secure boot disabled in the bios. Enabling...

    Leave secure boot disabled in the bios. Enabling it will just cause you problems. I see secure boot is not enabled each time I boot into Kali it is normal.

    Try disabling secure boot again and...
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    I have found that I have to use diskpart to clean...

    I have found that I have to use diskpart to clean the usb thumb before some system will recognize the drive as bootable. If you use unetbootin beaware that the resulting syslinux.cfg is not valid. ...
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    You want crunch which is included with kali. ...

    You want crunch which is included with kali. Crunch generates every possible combination of characters you tell it too. Tape did a wonderful write up on how to use it....
  15. Windows assumes the computer's clock is...

    Windows assumes the computer's clock is localtime. Linux assumes it is UTC. I tried to set Kali to use local time but it didn't work. I was able to set windows to UTC and it works fine. Read the...
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    You have to put bootx64.efi in /EFI/Boot/ What...

    You have to put bootx64.efi in /EFI/Boot/

    What are you using to create the partitions? If you are using the installer to create the partitions the problem might be you booted in BIOS mode. Try...
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    Sorry I don't have a Macbook to help.

    Sorry I don't have a Macbook to help.
  18. Don't feel bad. As SharkBait said we have all...

    Don't feel bad. As SharkBait said we have all screwed MBRs at some point. If you don't make mistakes you never learn.

    This is where EFI is better than BIOS. With EFI you tell the system to boot...
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    Joker, Win32 Disk Imager did not work for me...

    Joker,

    Win32 Disk Imager did not work for me either. If you have access to a Linux box you can use the supported method of dd. If you don't you can use the UNSUPPORTED method of unetbootin. ...
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    Hi Rusty, Glad to see you here. If you run...

    Hi Rusty,

    Glad to see you here. If you run into problems you know where to come.
  21. Try my instructions to make Kali EFI bootable. ...

    Try my instructions to make Kali EFI bootable.
    http://forums.kali.org/showthread.php?271-How-to-EFI-install-Kali-Linux
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    No /EFI/Boot is NOT on the persistent partition. ...

    No /EFI/Boot is NOT on the persistent partition. EFI partitions must be the first primary partition on the drive. It MUST be formatted fat32. Then you can follow the above instructions. The EFI...
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    I used windows to create my live usb install. ...

    I used windows to create my live usb install. Once you use win32 disk imager to make the thumb drive you can create the folder before you reboot.
  24. How did you put the iso on the thumb drive? ...

    How did you put the iso on the thumb drive? Unetbootin? Win32 Disk Imager? Something else?

    If you used Unetbootin that would be the problem. Unetbootin doesn't generate a correct syslinux.cfg...
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    I have the HD3000 in an HP computer and kali...

    I have the HD3000 in an HP computer and kali worked right out of the box. However when I used BT5R3 I did have to follow the instructions you mentioned for X to use the proper driver. With kali...
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    unetbootin doesn't generate a correct...

    unetbootin doesn't generate a correct syslinux.cfg which can cause all sorts of problems as I found out. Here are the corrections you must make:
    label ubnentry1
    menu label ^Live (forensic mode)...
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    I like Kali and the only minor issue I have with...

    I like Kali and the only minor issue I have with Kali is that it is not EFI bootable out of the box but that easily fixed.
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    How to EFI install Kali Linux

    The Kali iso does not support being used as a EFI bootable source out of the box. This is easily fixed.
    1) Create a bootable USB thumb drive of Kali using the directions at...
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