How to install Kali Linux

This is a guide on how to install Kali Linux on Windows 10 with virtual machine.


First download and install a free version of vmware.

https://my.vmware.com/web/vmware/free#desktop_end_user_computing/vmware_workstation_player/12_0


Next download and install Kali Linux.

https://www.kali.org/downloads/


Next we will need to open Vmware 

Go to File--> New Virtual Machine


chose typical and click next


select the option to use iso disk image and locate kali linux iso download.




Chose Debian 7



Name the Vm


chose the amount of disk space you would like to use and costumize the ram and network.



fire up the machine



welcome to kali linux 

Chose graphical install


select language timezone and keyboard type that you would like to use.

you can name the host or machine. I suggest to keep it kali.

input your password you would like to use.



Select disk. All files in partition. click next the next.






select yes to write.

Use a mirrored network and install master boot grub loader. 

Let it install.

Sign in with user name root and use your password.

After that open a terminal



type apt-get update to update apt-get source 



then apt-get upgrade to up grade linux



then apt-get dist-upgrade to upgrade the distro



then apt-get install open-vm-tools-desktop fuse to make it full screen



then type reboot and have fun.






Last modified: Saturday, 5 March 2016, 10:49 AM