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== Image types ==
  name = Matriux |
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There are multiple types of Virtual Hard Disk (VHD) images:
  maintainer = [[Matriux Project]] |
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* Fixed-size hard disk image; the image contains all data
  os = {{Linux}} |
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* Dynamic-size (or sparse) hard disk image; the image contains used data only
  genre = {{Live CD}} |
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* Differencing (or delta) hard disk image; the image contains changes relative to its parent image
  license = {{GPL}}, others |
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  website = http://www.matriux.com/ |
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A [[Linux]] [[Live CD]] intended for [[Penetration Testing|penetration testing]].
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== See Also ==
 
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* [[Disk Images]]
 
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[[Matriux]] is a fully featured security distribution, based on [[Ubuntu]]. It consists of powerful, free and open source computer forensics and data recovery tools which can be used for forensics analysis and investigation purposes.
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Apart from forensics usages Matriux also provides a wide platform to let security professionals utilize the power of open source to perform day-to-day web application penetration testing and server hardening tasks.
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Matriux is lite and designed to run from a CD / DVD or USB stick or it can easily be installed to your hard disk in a few steps in no time.
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== History ==
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An Indian infosec professional [http://manuzacharia.blogspot.com/ ''Manu Zacharia'']  had initialized the idea of developing Matriux as a security distribution in 2008 and by the end of 2009 on 5th December released the Matriux '''Lithium''' version at [http://clubhack.com/2009/ ClubHack2009]  Its successor Matriux '''Xenon''' was released on December 4, 2010 at [http://clubhack.com/2010/ ClubHack2010]
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Matriux is also Asia's first OS for hacking, penetration testing, and cyber forensic investigation.
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[http://www.matriux.com/index.php?page=download ''Matriux Krypton''], We have officially released it
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==Tools==
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[[File:Matriux Xenon.jpg|450px|right|thumb|Matriux Xenon showing forensics tools in it's Arsenal]]
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Matriux offers many forensics tools under its [http://www.Matriux.com/index.php?page=arsenal ''Arsenal''] in '''Digital-Forensics''' category
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'''Acquisition'''
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* Automated Image & Restore 1.28
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* [[Guymager]]
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'''Analysis'''
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* ''Start Autopsy''
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* ''Autopsy Forensics Browser''
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* ''Gpart''
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* ''Pasco''
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* ''Vinetto''
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* ''Start WarVOX''
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* ''Open WarVOX Web Interface''
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* ''Xplico Console Mode (Internet Traffic Decoder)''
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* ''Xplico Web Interface (Internet Traffic Decoder)''
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'''Dhash'''
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== External Links ==
 
== External Links ==
  
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* [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/VHD_(file_format) VHD (file format)], by Wikipedia
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* [http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/bb676673.aspx Virtual Hard Disk Image Format Specification], by Microsoft, October 2006
  
[http://www.Matriux.com Official website]
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[[Category:File Formats]]
 
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[http://www.matriux.com/index.php?page=download Download Matriux OS]
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[http://sourceforge.net/projects/matriux/ Matriux sourceforge]
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[http://forum.matriux.com Support]
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[http://matriux.com/index.php?page=art-de-matriux Artworks]
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[http://www.chmag.in/articles/matriuxvibhag Matriux Tutorials]
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IRC: irc://irc.freenode.net/matriux
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[[Category:Linux]][[Category:Operating systems]][[Category:Live CD]]
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Image types

There are multiple types of Virtual Hard Disk (VHD) images:

  • Fixed-size hard disk image; the image contains all data
  • Dynamic-size (or sparse) hard disk image; the image contains used data only
  • Differencing (or delta) hard disk image; the image contains changes relative to its parent image

See Also

External Links