Install Kali Linux on VirtualBox

How to Install Kali Linux on VirtualBox

Kali Linux is a very popular operating system that is designed for digital forensics and penetration testing. It comes with a set of forensic and security tools wrapped in a Linux distro based on Debian. Kali is designed to assist security experts in determining weaknesses in computer systems. Also, Kali Linux is used by professionals in fields like security, defense, journalism, etc.

This is a step by step guide to install Kali Linux 2016.1 version on VirtualBox.

  1. Download Kali Linux .iso file
  2. Create and configure virtual instance for Kali Linux operating system in VirtualBox
  3. Install Kali Linux on virtual instance
  4. Update, Upgrade and Install DKMS module
  5. Perform a DistributionĀ Upgrade
  6. Install Linux Headers
  7. Install VirtualBox Guest Additions
  8. Remove the VirtualBox Guest Additions iso
  9. Delete the VBoxLinuxAdditions.run file from root
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