Install Kali Linux on Virtual Box

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First, You Must Download the Following Requirement :

  • Kali Linux
  • Virtual Box
After that, Install virtual Box the installation is completed When now, Open up virtual box then click on "New Button" at upper left side.

STEP 1 after Click New Button, A new window is a pop up, After file, this option Click on Next Button.




STEP 2  Choose 2 GB of memory Size then Click on Next Button

STEP 3 Create a new virtual hard disk. Select the second option and Click the “Create” button.
STEP 4  choose the first option “VDI (Virtual box Disk Image)” then tap on the “Next” button.
Step 5 Here, you have two options “Dynamic and Fixed Size. And I am recommended you to choose the dynamic hard disk.
Storage on Physical Har Disk
Storage on Physical Har Disk
Step 6 In this step, choose the amount of space for the hard disk. If you’ve selected fixed size hard disk so at least 15 GB you should select the size of a hard disk.
File Location and Size
File Location and Size
Step 7  Click on the Virtual box “Settings. Navigate to the “Display tab” then increase the “Video Memory.
Setting Video Memory
Setting Video Memory



Step 8 Click on the “Storage tab” then tap on DVD icon. A small window will pop, choose “Choose Disk. Now, Choose the Kali Linux ISO file that you’ve downloaded from its site.
Choose an Operating System
Choose an Operating System
It’s done now. Click the “OK” button to end up the creating a new virtual machine process.

Install Kali Linux on Virtual Box

let’s get started to install Kali Linux on Virtual Box in You PC. Open the Virtual Box then select the Kali Linux virtual machine. Tap on the “Start” button at the top.
Start Virtual Machine
Start Virtual Machine
Step #1. When you start the virtual machine, the Kali Linux will pop up. They’re three options to choose.
  1. Use Kali Linux live
  2. Install
  3. Graphical install
Here, I will show you the clean graphical installation of Kali Linux. So I will choose the third option “Graphical Install. If you choose the only “Install” so you’ll not see a nice graphical user interface instead there will be black with a terminal user interface.
Graphical Linux Installation
Graphical Linux Installation
Step 2 In this step, you will choose a language, keyboard, and Location. Hit the “Continue” button.
Choose Language
Choose Language
Step 3. Choose a hostname. The hostname is a single word that identifies your system to the network. The hostname is the person who will use the operating system and have full control over it.
Choose Hostname
Choose Hostname
Step 4 Choose a domain name. The domain name is an internet Web address that mostly ends up with “.com, .org, .net, and .Edu”. If you have a domain just type the name. If you don’t have Website, skip this process.
Choose Domain Name
Choose Domain Name
Step 5 Try to type a strong password for the root user. A strong password contains an upper case letter, lowercase letter, and symbols.
Enter Password
Enter Password
Step 6 Select a proper time zone for your operating system.
Select the Time Zone
Select the Time Zone
Step 7 Now, you need to create a new partition. Click on “Manual.
Select Manual Partition
Select Manual Partition
Step 8 Once you’ve chosen the manual partitioning. Now, select the third option “SCSI1 (0,0,0) (SDA) -56.8 GB ATA VBOX HARDDISK.
Create New Partition
Create a New Partition
Step 9 In this step, press the “Yes” button to continue the partitioning process.
Create New Partition for Kali Linux
Create New Partition for Kali Linux
Step 10 Choose the free space then hit the continue button.
Select the Partition
Select the Partition
Step 11 Select “Create a new partition” then hit the “Continue” button.
Select Create a new partition
Select Create a new partition
Step 12 You can create a partition or create multiple partitions. Choose the size of the partition. Here I’ll create three partitions. So my first drive will be 40 GB.
New Partition Size
New Partition Size
Step 13 Choose primary or logical then hit the “Continue” button.
Primary Partition
Primary Partition
Step 14. Please select whether you want it to create the new partition at the beginning or at the end of the space. Choose the first option “Beginning” then hit “Continue.
Location for the New Partition
Location for the New Partition
Step 15 Now, choose “Done setting up the partition.
Done Setting up the Partitioning
Done Setting up the Partitioning
Create the other partition the same. Please remember one thing that creates one partition for “Swap area. This partition should be at least 1 GB.
Once you created all the partitions. Choose “Finish partitioning and write changes to the disk. Hit the “Continue” button.
Finish Partitioning
Finish Partitioning
Step 16 Do you want to write changes to the disk? click “Yes.
Write Changes to the Disk
Write Changes to the Disk
The operating system will start installing. Wait for some minutes. It’ll take around 10 to 20 minutes. This depends on the speed of your computer.
Step 17 Do you want to use the disk mirror? Click “No.
Use a Network Mirror
Use a Network Mirror
Step 18 Install the GRUB boot loader on the hard disk. Click “Yes.
Install the GRUB Boot Loader
Install the GRUB Boot Loader
Step 19 When you clicked “Yes , it will show a new window to you. Choose the second option and hit the “Continue” button.
Device for Boot Loader Installation
Device for Boot Loader Installation
After this, your computer will restart and you’ll be asked to enter the username and password. The username is “root” and the password is whatever you’ve entered in step 5.
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