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Installation Process  of Kali linux is not an easy task for all of the geek but in actually it is not a big task for the geek who have installed before . But in version 2020.2 Installation Process has been changed, that’s why some of the user little confused during installation, but don’t worry In this post you will learn clearly how to  install kali Linux in VMware successfully without facing any errors. So let’s get started

 

Step 1:- Download kali linux 2020.2 ISO file

 

Click here to Download Kali Linux 2020.2

 

 

*  Now download the ISO file from official site of kali.

 

Step 2 :- Creating Virtual machine in VMware.

 

Creating of Virtual machine in Vmware is almost easy, let’s follow me to create virtual machine for kali linux 2020.2 ->

 

*  First of all open VMware workstation ->

 

 

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*  click on (create a new Virtual Machine)

 

 

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*  Here select (typical-recommended ) and click on next ->

 

 

Next Screen->

 

*  Here select (installers disc image file) and then click on (Browse) ->

 

 

 

*  Select Kali linux ISO file then click on Open ->

 

 

Next Screen ->

As here we can see that ISO file has been selected successfully, Now click on Next ->

 

 

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*  Here always select Linux and version should be of Debian, Now click on Next. ->

 

 

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* Now name your virtual name as you desire to name, then click on Next. ->

 

 

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*  Now specify the Disk space that you want to Give to Kali Linux Machine (minimum 20 GB), then select(store virtual disk as a single file), then click on Next. ->

 

 

Next Screen ->

 

*  Now click on (customize Hardware) , then ->

 

 

*  Here you must have to ensure all harware properties like:- Memory, Processor etc, i recommand you to at-least give 2 GB of Memory and 4 Core processor. Then click on Next ->

 

 

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*  Now Finally we have created the Virtual Machine of kali linux 2020.2 Successfully, Now Click on ( run ) to Running Installation Process.

 

 

Step 3 :- Installing Kali Linux 2020.2

 

Installing Process of new version of kali linux (2020.2) is little bit different from the previous version of kali linux. Now we are going to install kali linux by step-by-step instruction, let’s follow instruction. ->

 

 

*  Here click on (Graphical install) to install Kali lInux in GUI mode otherwise you can go with (install) option for CUI based installation, i will recommend you to go with Graphical install.

 

 

Next Screen ->

 

*  choose your language (recommend :- english) and click on continue. ->

 

 

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*  Choose your county and then click on continue for next process. ->

 

 

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*  Here select your language for keyboard interface ( recommend: american english) and then click on continue. ->

 

 

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You can see here it’s (Loading additional components), this indicate your installation process has begin. ->

 

 

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*  Here assign your hostname of your computer that you want to keep and then click on continue. ->

 

 

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*  Here you can leave blank and then Click on continue. ->

 

 

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*  Now Assign the name of new user for this computer other than root, then Click on continue. ->

 

 

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*  Now assign the name of username for your account ( recommend – same name as new user ) and Click on Continue. ->

 

 

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*  Now time to set the password for the new user, then click on continue. ->

 

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*  Now configure your Clock setup, select any of these according to your region mine( eastern) , then click on Continue. ->

 

 

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*  Now select your Location and then click on Continue. ->

 

 

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Now your Disk  partition wizard is in process->

 

 

Next Screen->

 

*  Now time to partition our disk , to continue with partition wizard select (Manual ) and click on continue. ->

 

 

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*  Now select SCSi option and click on continue. ->

 

 

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*  Now select yes then click on continue. ->

 

 

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*  Now select (pri/log) free space and thn click on continue .->

 

 

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*  Here create a new partion and then click on continue. ->

 

 

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*  Now specify the disk space that you want to keep. give approx 15GB of 20GB and leave space of 5-6 GB free. then click on continue. ->

 

 

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*  Now choose Primary and then click on continue. ->

 

 

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*  Now keep it Beginning and click on continue. ->

 

 

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*  Now select ( Done setting up the partition) and then click on continue .->

 

 

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*  Now choose (pri/log) free space and then click on continue.->

 

 

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*  Here Select Create new partition and then click on continue. ->

 

 

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* Here you need to no change, keep 5-6 GB and click on continue.->

 

 

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*  Now select logical and click on continue. ->

 

 

Next Screen ->

 

*  Here doublle click on ( use as Ext 4 ….) ->

 

 

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*  Now select (swap area) and then click on Continue.

 

 

Next Screen->

 

*  Here select (Done setting up the Partition) and then click on Continue. ->

 

 

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*  Now Select ( Finish partitioning and written changes to disk ) and then click on Continue. ->

 

 

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*  Here click on (yes) and then click on Continue.->

 

 

 

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*  Now your system is installing the Base system file of the operating system, then wait for some time and then  ->

 

 

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*  Now leave this blank and click on continue . ->

 

 

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Note :- if this error occurs then don’t worry Click on ( Back) and then ->

 

 

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*  Now choose (Yes ) and continue without a network mirror and then Click on Continue . ->

 

 

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*  Now you Can see here next installation process has been Started ->

 

 

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*  Now select almost all software list that you want to install and then Click on Continue. ->

 

 

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*  Now you can see Our Final installation process of Kali linux has been started.

 

Step 4 :- Installing GRUB boot Loader…

 

Next Screen ->

 

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*  Now select (Yes) to install GRUB Boot loader and then click on Continue. ->

 

 

Next Screen ->

 

*  Here you can choose Device manually but i would recommend you to choose (dev/sda) because it is VMware , you don’t need to enter device manually, and then click on Continue. ->

 

 

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*  Now Finally We have successfully installed the Kali Linux 2020.2 without facing any errors.

 

Now your Virtual Machine will take a restart to open the Kali linux ->

 

 

 

Next Screen ->

 

 

*  Here Click on (Kali GNU/Linux) to get started. ->

 

 

Next Screen ->

 

*  Now Enter your Password that you have created during Installation Process.

 

 

Desktop Screen ->

 

 

* Now Finally we have Successfully Log-in Into our Kali linux machine .

 

I hope this installation Process has been beneficial for you. thank you for visiting our site, it is very grateful for me.

What is Virtual Machine?

Downloading and installing VirtualBox

  • Downloading and Installing VMware

  • Installing Kali Linux

  • Installing Parrot OS

  • Management of Virtual Machine

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