I’m trying to image the Kali ISO to a USB and I’ve followed these instructions:

  • Plug in your USB device to your Apple computer’s USB port.
  • Verify the device path of your USB storage with diskutil list.
  • Unmount the drive (note, in this example, the USB stick is /dev/disk4):

    diskutil unmount /dev/disk4

  • Proceed to (carefully!) image the Kali ISO file on the USB device:

    sudo dd if=kali-linux-*.iso of=/dev/disk4 bs=1m

But terminal keeps returning:

dd: kali-linux-*.iso: No such file or directory


DD doesn't understand wildcards.

Just enter full name of your ISO (if=full path + full name)

  • Thanks man, literally just figured it out before you replied with trial and error. – Frank Nov 17 '14 at 3:14

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