I have a problem with Kali Linux. I want to install it with live DVD, so I burned DVD, and also booted it in BIOS, but when the install options shows (install, Live amd64, Live forensic mode and so on) I just block... I also tried with VMWare and VirtualBox but it still doesn't work.

Graphic memory - 256 MB
Intel 82945G Express Chipset Family

What else should I write here...

I would be grateful for any solution :)

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    I assume we need to know your VM settings. Me myself set up Kali sometime ago in VirtualBox without any problems. – Thorian93 Apr 24 '16 at 12:18
  • What do you wanna know about VM? I don't get it. I actually on VM got problem with vt-x error, and same error on virtualbox – Josip Mareljić Apr 24 '16 at 12:20
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    I realize I misread the question. First of all have you verified the image you burned on DVD? Next I would check, whether your hardware is supported by Kali or Debian at all. Regarding the vt-x error, have you enabled or disabled vt-x in BIOS? – Thorian93 Apr 24 '16 at 12:23
  • My hardware support Debian, but I don't have option in BIOS for disabled/enabled vt-x – Josip Mareljić Apr 24 '16 at 12:51
  • When I tried with Virtualbox it said: This kernel requires an x86-64 CPU, but only detected an i686 CPU. Unable to boot - please use a kernel appropriate for your CPU. – Josip Mareljić Apr 24 '16 at 13:00

We are facing two issue in one question so I will address them one by one:

Virtual Machine

As this superuser question suggests, try to solve the problem with VirtualBox not recognizing your 64bit CPU. After you are able to create a 64bit VM Kali should install without problems.

Hardware Installation

To answer this question we need further information. I will update the answer once we have more data on this.

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  • Thnx for help. Also, I tried backtrack 5 r3 on VM, a there was vt-x error, and can't fix it, and tried in bios enabled virtualization, can't found it or just don't exist, and can't fin hyper-v in turn 'windows on or off' section – Josip Mareljić Apr 24 '16 at 15:08
  • Then your CPU probably does not support VT-x. Check what CPU you have and look on Intel's homepage whether it supports VT-x at all. – Thorian93 Apr 24 '16 at 15:10
  • Thx for helping. – Josip Mareljić Apr 24 '16 at 15:19
  • You're welcome. If this answer was helpful somehow at least I highly appreciate an upvote ;) And keep us updated so I can improve the answer and we can help others too. If you have more information on the hardware installation issues tell me, maybe we can work out a solution for that. – Thorian93 Apr 24 '16 at 15:24

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