Is it safe to install Parrot alongside another distro?

Hi Everyone! I’m new here but not a new linux user, but new to penetration testing.
Is it a good idea to install Parrot in a dual boot config with another distro or does it work better on its own?

well dual booting is also very good option
many prefer running Parrot on a VM or VBox that is also ok if you have good pc configurations.
Dual Boot also works well but you should know how to install

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I would like to use it in a laptop, not VM.
Would it make a difference if it was dual booting or is it better to have Parrot OS in a laptop by itself?

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I run a dedicated laptop on Parrot and a dual boot with Parrot and both rock solid so you will be ok which ever config you decide on :slight_smile:

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that is a matter of choice
you can do what you prefer

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Is the home edition stripped of all the tools? Because If this is the case I’ll install the security version.

yeah home edition doesn’t contains the tools
but once you have a home edition, you can install all the tools on top of it with a single command
so no worry

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Thank you for the info!

I use parrot os as daily driver along side windows 10 (since some software only supports windows platform) dualbooted. One thing that I really like about parrot os is very less resource consumption around 600-800 MB ram on startup or Idle state (use KDE desktop environment) . I don’t have enough ram to run parrot os as vm. So dualbooting is a good option.

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yeah
that is what i recommended him at first
thanks for putting your opinion as well