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Matriux Krypton is a pen testing distribution based on Debian. It consists of almost 300 security tools for ethical hacking categorized as arsenals. It has a category for data recovery which is not prevalent in other penetration testing distros. Today we are going to see how to install Matriux Krypton Ec-Centric in Oracle Virtual box. It can be downloaded from here. Open Virtualbox and click on “New virtual machine”. On the popup window, give the name as Matriux ( in fact any name you like ). Select operating system as “Linux” and version as “Ubuntu”. Click on “Next”.

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Select the appropriate memory you want to assign to the virtual machine and click on “Next”.

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Select the option “create a virtual hard drive file” and click on “Create”.

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Select Hard drive file type as VDI. Click on “Next”.

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Choose appropriate storage option and click on “Next”.

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Set your virtual hard disk size appropriately but I suggest you to keep it above 8 GB. Click on “Create”.

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Select the location of the iso file and click on “Start”.

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Select the option “Live”  and hit Enter.

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Log into account matriux. The default password is  “toor“.

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 If everything went well, your system should look like this.

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 Before running the Matriux disk Installer, we need to perform some operations. Go to “System>Administration>Gparted” as shown below.

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 Enter the administrative password as “toor”. Click on “OK”.

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 In the gparted window, click on “Create Partition table”.

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 When a warning is shown, click on “Apply”.

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 Right click on the unallocated hard disk and select “New” as shown below.

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 Change the file system  to ext3 and click on “Add”.

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We can see our “New Partition” ready to be created. Click on the “tick mark with blue background”.

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 We can see our partition created as below.

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 Close the window and click on “Matriux Disk Installer” we saw above. When the window opens as below, click on “Yes”.

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 Choose the partition we created( i.e /dev/sda1) and click on “OK”.

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Click on “OK”.

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Click on “OK”.

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Create a personal account login name.

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Choose the password for you personal account. Click on “OK”.

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Choose the root account password. Click on “OK”.

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Select the appropriate locale as en_US. Click on “OK”.

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If everything goes well, we will get a window as shown below. Click on “Yes”.

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 We will get the below message after successful installation.  Click on “Yes” to reboot your system and you are ready to go.

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Hope this was helpful.