Installing Kali on Parallels Desktop 12
The Tutorial Shows You Visually and Step-by-Step How-to Make a Kali GNU/Linux 32/64bit Virtual Machine on Parallels Desktop 12 for Mac OS X.
Kali Linux is an open source project that is maintained and funded by Offensive Security, a provider of world-class information security training and penetration testing services.
In addition to Kali Linux, Offensive Security also maintains the Exploit Database and the Free Ethical Hacking Course, Metasploit Unleashed.
Parallels Desktop for Mac is a hardware emulation virtualization software, using hypervisor technology that works by mapping the host computer’s hardware resources directly to the virtual machine’s resources..
Download Latest Kali Linux i386/amd64:Get Kali Linux ISO
Select the Linux Kali Live ISO.
How-to Create and Run a Parallels VM from Linux ISOCreating & Running a PD Linux VM
Choose Graphical Install
Select the Language
Select Your Location
Configure the Keyboard
Set Up the Network‘localhost’ is a Good choice here.
If not a server with assigned Domain then put simply ‘localdomain’.
Set Up the Root User Pass
Configure the Local Time
Choose Guided – use entire disk!
And Follow on…
Configure the Package Manager
So Choose ‘Yes’.
Confirm the Grub Installation
Select the Grub Target Drive.
Wait for System Installation
Reboot into the Kali Linux Desktop ;)
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