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STEPS TO INSTALL KALI IN VMWARE

Requirements:

  1. Download and install Virtual machine like vmware or virtualbox .
  2. Download kali ISO

 Installation Process

Step1: Open vmware player,click on “create virtual machine”.

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Step2: Mount ISO image and Select Guest Operating System Linux/ubuntu.

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Step3: Virtual machine name and location.

Step4: Setup disk space(20gb is great, but comfortable with 12gb).

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Step5: Cross check hardware configuration and start the virtual machine.

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Step6: Select Graphical install and select your preferred language.

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Step7: On the next screen, select your location and standard keymap keyboard.

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Step8: After this it will take sometime for detecting our hardwares.

Step9: select Do not configure the network at this time and hit next.

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Step10: We need to supply a hostname, which is a type computer name. We can enter anything or We can just leave it as kali and hit Continue.

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Step11: Now we need to set password for root user, this is very important. if password lost then the only option is to reinstall again.

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Step12: The next step will ask you to select timezone, select and continue.

Step13: Wait until kali detects disk partitions.When you are presented with the next step, select Guided – use entire disk.

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Step14: Now installer will now confirm that you want to use this partition. Hit Continue.

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Step15: Best to select All files in one partition for new users.

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Step16: Confirm  changes by selecting Finish partitioning and write changes to disk.

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Step17: Confirm changes to be written in disk, select radio button yes and continue.

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Now Kali deployment started! Wait until it has completed, this might take 20 minutes.

Step18: Alright now installation completed and we asked to Network mirror. You can just click now and continue.

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Step19: In few minutes installer will ask you if you want to install GRUB boot loader. Click Yes and Continue.

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Step20: Now installation completed with a notification.Hit Continue.

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Step21: After restart, and kali takes you to “login” screen, click on “Other”.

Step22: Enter username root in the box and press Enter or click “Log In,”On the next screen, enter password which we created earlier, and press Enter.

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That’s all folks we are done.. Happy hacking!!!

 

Gurubaran is a PKI Security Engineer. Certified Ethical Hacker, Penetration Tester, Security blogger, Co-Founder & Author of GBHackers On Security.