How-to Install Kali on a VirtualBox Virtual Machine Easy Visual Guide

November 30th, 2016 by thelinuxevangelist

Installing Kali Linux on VirtualBox



The Tutorial Shows You Visually and Step-by-Step How-to Make a Linux Kali VirtualBox Virtual Machine on Mac/Windows.

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.

VirtualBox is a Free and powerful PC virtualization solution allowing you to run a wide range of PC operating systems on your computer. This includes Windows, Linux, FreeBSD, DOS, OpenBSD and others.



VirtualBox comes with a broad feature set and excellent performance, making it the premier virtualization software solution on the market.




How-to Install Kali Linux on a VirtualBox Virtual Machine - Featured
  1. Download Latest Kali Linux i386/amd64:

    Get Kali Linux ISO

    Select the Linux Kali Live ISO.



  2. How-to Create a VirtualBox VM from Linux ISO

    Creating a Linux VM


  3. Choose Graphical Install

    How-to Install Kali 2016 on a VMware Fusion VM Step-by-Step Guide - Graphical Install



  4. Select the Language

    How-to Install Kali 2016 on a VMware Fusion VM Step-by-Step Guide - Select the Language
  5. Select Your Location

    How-to Install Kali 2016 on a VMware Fusion VM Step-by-Step Guide - Select Location
  6. Configure the Keyboard

    How-to Install Kali 2016 on a VMware Fusion VM Step-by-Step Guide - Select Keyboard
  7. Set Up the Network

    ‘localhost’ is a Good choice here.
    How-to Install Kali 2016 on a VMware Fusion VM Step-by-Step Guide - Hostname
    If not a server with assigned Domain then put simply ‘localdomain’.
    How-to Install Kali 2016 on a VMware Fusion VM Step-by-Step Guide - Domain Name
  8. Set Up the Root User Pass

    How-to Install Kali 2016 on a VMware Fusion VM Step-by-Step Guide - Root User Pass
  9. Configure the Local Time

    How-to Install Kali 2016 on a VMware Fusion VM Step-by-Step Guide - Configuring Clock
  10. Choose Guided – use entire disk!

    How-to Install Kali 2016 on a VMware Fusion VM Step-by-Step Guide - Guided use entire disk

    And Follow on…

  11. Configure the Package Manager
    So Choose ‘Yes’.

    How-to Install Kali 2016 on a VMware Fusion VM Step-by-Step Guide - Configure Package Manager
  12. Confirm the Grub Installation

    How-to Install Kali 2016 on a VMware Fusion VM Step-by-Step Guide -
    Select the Grub Target Drive.
    How-to Install Kali 2016 on a VMware Fusion VM Step-by-Step Guide -
  13. Wait for System Installation

    How-to Install Kali 2016 on a VMware Fusion VM Step-by-Step Guide - Installation Complete
  14. Reboot into the Kali Linux Desktop ;)

    How-to Install Kali 2016 on a VMware Fusion VM Step-by-Step Guide - Kali 2016 Desktop
  15. Kali Linux QuickStart Guides

    Kali QuickStart
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