Install BackTrack USB

BackTrack is one of the best Live Linux out there, it is complete with many network secuirty tools.
Yes you can also just burn the CD version, but the USB is more complete its RW and smaller to carry around.

Download BackTrack3 Final USB bt3final_usb.iso (783MB):

# wget

In reallity doing just these should be enough:


# cd /cdrom
# cp -rfv boot BT3 /media/BackTrack

Set the MBR, run the Scripts of BT3:

# cd /media/BackTrack
# cd boot
# bash


Mount .iso:
# mount -o loop -tiso9660 bt*.iso /cdrom

Insert the USB memory card, then:

# umount /dev/sdb1
Partition Entire USB into FAT16 and format:
# fdisk /dev/sdb1
* type p to show the existing partition and d to delete it
* type p again to show any remaining partitions (if partitions exist, repeat the previous step)
* type n to make a new partition
* type p for primary partition
* type 1 to make this the first partition
* hit enter to use the default 1st cylinder
* hit enter again to have the partition same size as entire Disk
* type a to make this partition active
* type 1 to select partition 1
* type t to change the partition filesystem
* type 6 to select the fat16 file system

Unmount and format:

# umount /dev/sdb1
# mkdosfs -n "BackTrack" /dev/sdb1 (may require "apt-get mtools")


# cd /cdrom
# cp -rfv boot BT3 /media/BackTrack

Set the MBR, run the Scripts of BT3:

# cd /media/BackTrack
# cd boot
# bash

Flushing filesystem buffers, this may take a while…
Setting up MBR on /dev/sdb…
The Master Boot Record of /dev/sdb has been updated.
Activating partition /dev/sdb1…
No partition table modifications are needed.
Updating MBR on /dev/sdb…
Setting up boot record for /dev/sdb1…
Disk /dev/sdb1 should be bootable now. Installation finished

Reboot and set BIOS to boot from USB…

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