How To Make Kali Linux Live USB Install
Booting and installing Kali from a USB stick is our favorite and fastest method of getting up and running. In order to do this, we first need to create the Kali ISO image on a USB drive. If you would like to add persistence to your Kali Linux USB stick, please read the full document before proceeding to create your image.
Preparing for the USB copy
- Download Kali linux.
- If running Windows, download Win32 Disk Imager.
- No special software is needed for a *nix OS.
- A USB Key (at least 2GB capacity).
- Kali Linux Live USB Install Procedure
Imaging Kali on a Windows Machine
Plug your USB stick into your Windows USB port and launch the Win32 Disk Imager software
Choose the Kali Linux ISO file to be imaged and verify that the USB drive to be overwritten is the correct one.
Once the imaging is complete, safely eject the USB drive from the Windows machine. You can now use the USB device to boot into Kali Linux.