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BackBox Linux Official Documentation

Getting Started

Installing BackBox Linux

Please follow the installation type/processes you prefer following below instructions.

BackBox Linux Hard Disk install

Make sure that your computer is set to boot from the cd drive.

  • Insert the BackBox disc into your CD drive.
  • Start or restart your computer.
  • Select “Try BackBox without installing”
  • Click “Install BackBox Linux”. The “Language” screen appears.
  • Select your desired language and click “Forward”
  • Select the location closest to your location and click “Forward”.
  • Select where do you want to put BackBox and click “Forward”.
  • Enter the requested information, and click “Forward”. The “Ready to install” window appears.
  • Verify that the language, layout, location, and personal information are correct and click “Install”. The installation wizard begins.

When the installation wizard finishes, the “Installation complete” window appears. Click “Restart now” to restart your computer. BackBox is now installed!

BackBox Linux Virtual Machine install

VirtualBox installation
VMware installation

Customizing BackBox Linux

  • Rebuilding a Source Package
  • Build a Custom BackBox Linux ISO

BackBox Linux Community Support

Further documentation