How to Install BackTrack 3 on an Eee PC

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How to Install BackTrack 3 on an Eee PC
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Backtrack 3 is a Linux-based operating system that can be installed on your Asus EEE PC to help you manage the resources connected to your computer. Accomplish this by utilising the Backtrack installer program to copy the necessary files to your hard drive, enabling you to "boot" the operating system henceforth as your EEE PC loads. The installation typically takes about 45 minutes.

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Things you need

  • Backtrack 3 Live CD

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  1. 1

    Insert the Backtrack 3 CD into the computer and open the Bash Shell utility.

  2. 2

    Type in the following commands to install the necessary Backtrack files, one per line, pressing "Enter" after each command: "bt~#mkdir /mnt/backtrack", "bt~#mount /dev/sda3 /mnt/backtrack/", "bt~#mkdir /mnt/backtrack/boot/", "bt~#cp --preserve -R {bin,dev,home,pentest,root,usr,etc.,lib,opt,sbin,va r} /mnt/backtrack/", "bt~#mkdir /mnt/backtrack/{mnt,proc,sys,tmp}", "bt~#mount --bind /dev/ /mnt/backtrack/dev/", "bt~#mount -t proc proc /mnt/backtrack/proc/", "bt~#cp /boot/vmlinuz /mnt/backtrack/boot/", "bt~#chroot /mnt/backtrack/ /bin/bash", "bt~#nano /etc/lilo.conf".

  3. 3

    Type "bt~#lilo -v" and press "Enter."

  4. 4

    Type "bt/~exit" and press "Enter."

  5. 5

    Type "bt~#reboot" and press "Enter" to reboot and complete the install.

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