Kali Pi Headless 64-bit version

Hi folks today i am gonna show how to setup your Kali Pi Headless, if you need to use the Raspberry Pi without cables and still have access to it through SSH or other protocol you need.

First i will compile a list of hardware you need to build these project and then i will guide you how to download and install Kali operating system into an SD-Card.

After all hardware is mounted and operating system installed its time to configure the network and out remote access service.

Kali Pi Headless setup

Hardware for these Project

  • Raspberry Pi
  • Protect Case with LCD
  • Power Supply
  • Power Bank
  • Micro SD Card 32GB

Alfa Wifi Card

Download Kali Pi 4 Image

First we need to download our Kali image, for this I recommend downloading from the original source.

I am building a dedicated Linux distribution to audit wireless networks, soon I will share it here.

Kali Linux Raspberry Pi 2 (v1.2), 3 and 4 (64-Bit)


Write Kali Pi 4-Bit Image to SD Card

sudo dd bs=4M if=kali-linux-2020.2-rpi3-nexmon-64.img of=/dev/sdX conv=fsync

Go Headless on Raspberry Pi

Prepare the System before Boot

Resize the SDCard space

resize2fs /dev/mmcblk0p2

Setup Remote Access to Kali Pi

Enable SSH on Boot

touch /boot/ssh

Connect to a Wireless Network on Boot


Setup Static IP

Open dhcpd.conf file and setup a static IP address to access our raspberry pi thought SSH.

vi /etc/dhcpd.conf
wlan0 interface
static ip_address = / 24
static routers =
static domain_name_servers =

Reconfigure Kali SSHd Service

systemctl restart sshd


USB Wi-Fi Adapters with wireless injection and monitor mode


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