Python : Introduction to ethical hacking in Python – Introduction to Kali Linux – Part 1
Today in this article we are going to start a new series on ethical hacking by Python and Kali Linux. Today we are going to see what is kali Linux and we are going to download it on VirtualBox
What is kali Linux?
Kali Linux is a Debian-derived Linux distribution designed for digital forensics and penetration testing. It is maintained and funded by Offensive Security. It is a open source operating system mainly used for hacking.
Home of Kali Linux, an Advanced Penetration Testing Linux distribution used for Penetration Testing, Ethical Hacking and network security assessments.
So we can use it for free and even contribute for its development.
It is a bit slower.
VirtualBox is free software that allows you to virtualize the x86 computer architecture. It functions as a hypervisor, generating a virtual machine in which the user may run another operating system.
Step-by-Step Instructions for Installing Kali Linux in a VirtualBox on windows
Step 1: Download VirtualBox from Oracle’s official website –
Step 2: Simply double-click the downloaded installer to install VirtualBox.
Step 3: Start VirtualBox
Step 4: Now we will download the kali Linux from its official website – https://www.kali.org/get-kali/#kali-installer-images
You can download kali Linux installer as per your system requirements 64-bit or 32-bit
Step 5: After downloading we will open our virtual box and click on the preferences
Step 6: Then we will click on extensions and plus button
When clicked on plus button we need to add the virtual box extension pack which is installed with virtual box
When selected extension package file click on open and then install it. After installing the extension it will be added and then we have to click on ok
Step 7: After clicking on OK the click on the new button. As we are setting up virtual box
Now we are going to give the name of our operating system which we want to install
Then click on next and select the memory size
Click on next and select the hard disk or we can also create virtual hard disk
Click on the create and choose the hard disk file type
Click on the next. Storage on physical hard disk
Click on next and select the file location and size
After choosing file location and size click on create and then it will start creating medium storage unit
After creating we have completed the setup of virtual box
Step 8 : Click on the settings
Now click on advanced
Then we will select shared clipboard dropdown to bidirectional
And set drag and drop dropdown to bidirectional
Then go to processor in system and select 2 CPU’s and Execution cap to 100%
Go to storage and click on empty to select disk file. Then click on the choose file
After clicking on choose file select the kali Linux installer iso file that we have downloaded first
After opening click on ok
After clicking on ok click on start
Then click on graphical install and press enter
Then select the language and click on continue
Select our location and click on continue
Then configure the keyboard and click on continue
After few seconds it will configure the network
After configuration of network it will ask for host name. Give the host name and click on continue
Then it will ask for domain name. Its optional and then click on continue
Now we have to give our username
After giving the user name we have to setup the password and then click on continue
Then it will configure the clock, we have to select our time zone . After the configuration of clock it will start partition disks it will take time to load
Write changes to disk
Then it will start installing base system
After installing base system it will configure the package manager. After configuration of package manager it will select and install
If you get an error in installing
Click here – https://knowledge-junction.in/2022/10/23/kali-linux-resolving-error-while-installation-an-installation-step-failed/
After solving the error
Install grub boot loader
Install grub boot loader in primary device
Then click on continue and it will start installing.
Now click on the continue
Then again it finish the installing
Then after 10 seconds kali Linux will be starting
Then you have to give your username and password which you have set while installing
After logging you can see the kali Linux screen
Congratulations 🎊 after so much hard work you have finally installed the kali Linux
In next article we will learn ethical hacking with Python and kali Linux
Thank you for reading 📖
Have a nice day!!
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