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Hey all! 
 

so I’ve been using Kali for a couple of years but using a vm and a persistent usb, I feel like I’m ready now to get a dedicated Kali machine and was just looking for some laptop suggestions 🙂 The cheaper the better!

Thanks, 

Lewis 

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Most laptops will run kali.  I would suggest 64 bit and invest your money in CPU and RAM.  The other thing is if you can budget SSD it is a very good investment wise of speed and preventing HDD failures on mobile systems.  I have used $100 eBay laptop with no issue all the way up to $1,700 laptops.  The biggest thing you will face is compatibility of the internal WiFi adapter but if you plan to use an external than this is not a big deal.

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I've been running

a

dedicated kali machine

on a

Toshiba salellite L15W

with zero problem's

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9 hours ago, Cap_Sig said:

Most laptops will run kali.  I would suggest 64 bit and invest your money in CPU and RAM.  The other thing is if you can budget SSD it is a very good investment wise of speed and preventing HDD failures on mobile systems.  I have used $100 eBay laptop with no issue all the way up to $1,700 laptops.  The biggest thing you will face is compatibility of the internal WiFi adapter but if you plan to use an external than this is not a big deal.

Thanks 🙂 I’ve been looking for one on yahoo auction but it’s hard to find one with western keyboard at good price. 

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3 hours ago, b19e said:

I've been running

a

dedicated kali machine

on a

Toshiba salellite L15W

with zero problem's

Thanks, I’ll keep that laptop in mind and try find where I live 🙂 

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4 hours ago, Skr3w said:

and try find where I live 🙂 

huh ?

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On 11/6/2019 at 1:52 PM, b19e said:

huh ?

I like to use Western Europe keyboard, it is hard to find laptop here in Japan with that. Japan keyboard has extra keys 

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Japan !!

RAMEN EVERYWHERE !!

i was in tokyo at the begin of September

absolutely love the ramen bars there,

ill be coming back next September cant wait !!!!!

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Personally I have Lenovo t520, someone mentioned SSD drive, I have 2 same exact models, one SATA and one SSD. I use SATA for Kali dedicated, and SSD I have Win 10, and VM with Parrot. So far, it is nice to have dedicated T520 for Kali. I never thought I would put stickers on things, but just got tetra last week and ordered nano today, now my kali laptop has hak5 sticklers all over it! Sadly, I tried to root my Samsung Tablet as it had no tethering capabilities for the nano, it is bricked - now I will breakdown and spend $$ on probably used tablet with tethering capabilities for nano. Definitely nice if you have extra $$ get separate laptop. I bought signal booster from Hak5 also, have Yagi antenna on tri-pod (really awesome), 3 different external wifi adapters useful in Kali for pen-testing. 

I have always thought of myself as a minimalist, but now all this equipment I have and am getting is insane. I love the tetra, getting used to it, and nano will be awesome. I think the coolest part is the community - i saw some idiot had written an article regarding tetra and software support - blah blah - in the end he had no idea how to get into linux and pen test is my take, the Linux foundation also has free intro courses I am taking that!

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6 hours ago, b19e said:

Japan !!

RAMEN EVERYWHERE !!

i was in tokyo at the begin of September

absolutely love the ramen bars there,

ill be coming back next September cant wait !!!!!

I used to live in Tokyo! I’m originally from Fukuoka and now I live in Osaka 🙂 What is you favourite ramen taste? 

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such a tough question ,

there was only on place i didn't really like

that was in the shibuya ,

my favorite place was just right down the road from

where i was staying ,

soooo yummmyyy 🤗

 
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I have a dedicated Kali on an old HP Laptop that I has an SSD, 8 Ram.  No issues with WiFi adapter.  

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9 hours ago, b19e said:

such a tough question ,

there was only on place i didn't really like

that was in the shibuya ,

my favorite place was just right down the road from

where i was staying ,

soooo yummmyyy 🤗

 
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Looks like a good ramen 🙂 next time you in Japan I recomend you in Osaka to try takoyaki and okonomiyaki. They are my favourite food. 

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On 11/8/2019 at 5:01 PM, Skr3w said:

Looks like a good ramen 🙂 next time you in Japan I recomend you in Osaka to try takoyaki and okonomiyaki. They are my favourite food. 

we had planed to go to osaka

but the night before we planed on going

the typhoon hit, so we ended up just hanging in tokyo the rest of the time.

 

any luck on getting a laptop ?

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19 minutes ago, b19e said:

we had planed to go to osaka

but the night before we planed on going

the typhoon hit, so we ended up just hanging in tokyo the rest of the time.

 

any luck on getting a laptop ?

Oh I see! Typhoon stop train times sometime, make them late or cancel. In 2011 i was in Tokyo for job and could not get to home in tsunami. And yes I got a Lenovo x1 carbon, old model but work well 🙂 

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Nothing wrong with older models

i actually prefer older laptop's

i very much dislike

touch screen or laptops that turn into tablets,

 

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