How to install Kali Linux in window by VirtualBox

In this tutorial I am gonna show how to install Kali Linux 2.0 in Virtualbox. This Tutorial is an step by step guide for an new Virtualbox user. Ok at first I want to brief a little bit about of Kali Linux. Kali is most popular Linux Distro for an Hacker or Security researcher even an organization. Previously Kali was Backtrack and founded by Offensive Security. Now Kali has more than 600 tool for penetration testing, Forensics testing and Reverse Engineering. So if you install Kali Linux in Your computer, then you will able to research website pentest, network pentest, reverse engineering etc.

Last year Offensive Security released New version of Kali called Kali Sana V2.0 .So today our main topic is How to install kali Linux in windows by Oracle VirtualBox. My upcoming tutorial is How to install Kali Linux on your computer by Dual boot.

How to Install Kali Linux in Windows by VirtualBox

1. Ok lets start to Download an install Kali Sana V2.0 . from bellow link (These images have a default password of “toor” and may have pre-generated SSH host keys).

Image Name Torrent Size Version
SHA1Sum
Kali 64 bit Torrent 3.5G
2.0

9c1e5e9f325710790c593a98ad988ab3b1696f8e

Kali 32 bit PAE Torrent 3.6G
2.0

04ccf3f7aa6e79c119dacea3ee5dbbe6c1edd0a6

Kali 32 N/A 3.0G
1.1.0a
751e19f7175d5fe4a93bb72125c7902c4a8a0f6b

2.Download Oracle Virtualbox Software from hare and install it.

3.After install Virtualbox open it and Create a New Virtual Machine, see the image bellowHow to install Kali Linux in virtualbox

4. Choose Virtual Machine Memory (RAM) at least 512 MB for i3 86 and AMD 64 bit architecture.

5. Select “Create a Virtual hard drive now” radio button, see the bellow image.

How to install Kali Linux in virtualbox

6. Select “VDI (virtualBox Disk Image)” to your Hard drive file type by radio button, as like bellow image.

 

How to install Kali Linux in virtualbox

7. Allocate physical hard drive as Dynamically, see the image bellow.

How to install Kali Linux in virtualbox

8. Put a name for your Virtual drive as Kali Linux or something else. Select Hard Drive space minimum 10 GB, see the image bellow .

How to install Kali Linux in virtualbox

9. Now click Setting menu of Virtual Machine navigate System setting section then select Processor tab. Tick “Enable PAE/NX” option and click ok to get Extended Features (needed). You can select CPU processor core for your VM (optional), see the image bellow.

How to install Kali Linux in virtualbox

10. Now its time to start Your Virtual machine, then you have been got a popup. Browse and select your Downloaded Kali Linux VirtualBox ISO file and click Start.

How to install Kali Linux in virtualbox

11. Oh! hare is your starting point of Kali Linux main installation part, select “install” and enter.

How to install Kali Linux in virtualbox

12. Select your Language as your choice.

How to install Kali Linux in virtualbox

13. Select your Country or rasidense.

How to install Kali Linux in virtualbox

14. Select Country to base default locale settings as United states or what you choose.

How to install Kali Linux in virtualbox

15. Configure your keyboard setting as American English or as you like best.

How to install Kali Linux in virtualbox

16. Now wait few minute to loading additional components.

How to install Kali Linux in virtualbox

17. Type a Hostname “Kali” or Anything else to configure the network, see the image bellow.

How to install Kali Linux in virtualbox

18. Domain name part is optional, so you can blank it and press continue.

How to install Kali Linux in virtualbox

19. Setup your Root user password.

How to install Kali Linux in virtualbox

20. Input your password again to verify.

How to install Kali Linux in virtualbox

21. Select Partitioning method as “Guided – use entire disk” .

How to install Kali Linux in virtualbox

22. Select disk to partition: as SCSI3 (0,0,0) (sda) – xx.xx GB ATA VBOX HARDDISK .

How to install Kali Linux in virtualbox

23. Select Partitioning scheme as like bellow image.

How to install Kali Linux in virtualbox

24. Select “Finish partitioning and write change to disk” .

How to install Kali Linux in virtualbox

25. It takes few minute to Configuring apt, don’t <Cancel> .

How to install Kali Linux in virtualbox

26. Install the GRUB boot loader on hard disk by select <Yes> .

How to install Kali Linux in virtualbox

27. Install the GRUB boot loader on a hard disk by selecting your hard disk location. Please follow the bellow image.

How-to-install-kali-in-Virtualbox-by-insideblog

28. Select Continue to Finish the installation .

How to install Kali Linux in virtualbox

29. 😀 Finally you are hare, it’s Kali Linux Login Interface. So why you waiting, log in to your Linux machine as “root” user by your password.

How to install Kali Linux in virtualbox

30. Now you are one step away form Linux guest addition mode. Lets start guest addition by following my instruction.

Go to Oracle VM VirtualBox “Devices” dropdown menu and click “Insert Guest Additions CD image” menu or press Host + D button.

How to insert Guest Additions CD image

31. A popup window will come to run your VBoxAdditions, then click run.

How to enable Kali Linux Guest Addition in Virtualbox

32. Oops! you have been got an error look like under image? Don’t worry I am hare to help you. Just  Click ok.

How to enable Kali Linux Guest Addition in Virtualbox

33. Open a command terminal and input some command as following under Image. The main thing is, we have to install a program called VBoxLinuxAdditions.run with read/write permission .

How to insert Guest Additions CD image

After this process, hope so your Kali Linux will be able to use for penetration test or forensic test.  If you have any query of this guide, please feel free to comments hare.

Sajal Mondal

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