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    Default Installing BT3Final on Vmware - 10 easy steps

    1.Create Other 2.6 kernel Virtual Machine.
    2.Boot from LiveCD
    3. Run Qtparted, create 2 partitions:
    --- /dev/sda1 ext3
    --- /dev/sda2 swap

    4.
    Code:
    bt ~ # mkdir /mnt/bt3
    5.
    Code:
    bt ~ # mount /dev/sda1 /mnt/bt3
    6.
    Code:
    bt ~ # cp --preserve -R /{bin,boot,dev,home,pentest,root,usr,etc,lib,opt,sbin,var} /mnt/bt3/
    bt ~ # mkdir /mnt/bt3/{mnt,proc,sys,tmp}
    bt ~ # chmod 777 /mnt/bt3/tmp
    7.
    Code:
    bt ~ # mount -t proc proc /mnt/bt3/proc/
    8.
    Code:
    bt ~ # chroot /mnt/bt3/ /bin/bash
    9.
    Code:
    bt ~ # lilo -v
    10.
    Code:
    bt ~ # exit
    bt ~ # reboot

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    Hi RedPenguin,

    nice first post.

    bt ~ # lilo -v
    Is there no need to edit the lilo.conf for VM?
    Don't know didn't make an VM install yet.

    If not, Keep it on , and perhaps make it sticky
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    yeap, there is no need to edit the lilo.conf for VM.

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    Video:

    Installing BackTrack3Final to HardDrive


    http:\\code.google.com/p/infosectraining/downloads/detail?name=Installing_BackTrack3_2HardDrive.zip

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    There's an easier way, with only 2 steps.

    1. Download the B|T3 vmware image from the Back|Track site.
    2. Start the image in vmware.
    Of course, if you really wanted to have some fun, go to Wal-Mart late at night and ask the greeter if they could help you find trashbags, roll of carpet, rope, quicklime, clorox and a shovel. See if they give you any strange looks. --Streaker69

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    Barry, would that work without possing any problems with the hardware?

    for now i used VMX builder on xp and im trying to run bt from a live cd at the same time but when i run the shell i seem to have no access to my wifi ath nor my bluetooth... any suggestions?
    thanks

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    Quote Originally Posted by cerebus View Post
    Barry, would that work without possing any problems with the hardware?

    for now i used VMX builder on xp and im trying to run bt from a live cd at the same time but when i run the shell i seem to have no access to my wifi ath nor my bluetooth... any suggestions?
    thanks
    Unless they are USB connectable you will not be able to give the guest OS full control over these devices.
    -Monkeys are like nature's humans.

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    thanks for the reply Tron, but my bluetooth is a usb dongle and im still not able to use it, any ideas of how i can set the guest OS to work with it?
    thanks

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    Quote Originally Posted by cerebus View Post
    thanks for the reply Tron, but my bluetooth is a usb dongle and im still not able to use it, any ideas of how i can set the guest OS to work with it?
    thanks
    You will have to make sure that VMware recognizes the bluetooth dongle which depending on whether you are using VMware Player or VMware server is done a bit differently. If you however plug in the bluetooth dongle after booting up the guest OS, VMware should automatically take control of the device.
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    ok..guys i got this done installed a runing window xp and.. vmware runing the backtrack.. same time.. but there no way i dont see why i cant.. get my usb wg111t to work. i open wireless assistant it's keep giving me "No usebale wireless devices found" even tho my usb card are on . so.. i saw the other topic showed set up the vmware usb wireless to work on backtrack 3. 1 step i click on vm in vmware 2nd step removeable devices 3rd. netgeear wg111t 4th disconnect from host . or connect from host . it's still saying "no useable wireless devices found" so i open a shell type in airmon-ng in the command line it's interface chipset driver it's show nothing.. under it. i been searching over the forum .. i couldnt found much information about my problem.. so what did i done wrong?? shouldnt it be reconize it automaticly? please helps thanks so much. now am still searching around the forum for my problems..when i firgured out i let you guys know thanks so much.

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