How to Install Kali Linux 2018.4 Step by Step? – Kali Linux is a Debian-based Linux distribution developed by the Offensive Security company. Kali Linux includes many free tools for penetration testing and security vulnerability checking on the network.
Kali Linux installation has exactly the same steps as Debian installation because Kali is a Linux operating system built on Debian.
In this article, we will install Kali Linux 2018.4 on a virtual machine step by step.
How to Install Kali Linux 2018.4 on PC/Virtual Machine Step by Step?
After downloading the Kali Linux 2018.4 ISO file, prepare a Bootable Flash Memory. Or create a new virtual machine for Kali Linux installation on a virtualization program like VMware, VirtualBox. Then, mount the downloaded ISO file to the virtual machine or PC.
Finally, follow the steps below to install the Kali Linux step by step.
Boot your system with Kali Linux ISO file. To start the Kali Linux installation, press Enter on the Graphical Install option as shown in the following image.
Select the system display language for your Kali Linux system and click the Continue button.
Select the location you live in and click Continue.
Select your keyboard layout and click the Continue button.
Wait while loading additional components.
Type your hostname and click Continue.
After you type your root password and confirm it, click Continue to continue installing Kali Linux 2018.4.
Configure your time zone and continue.
Select “Guided – use entire disk” to install Linux from scratch. If you are installing Kali Linux on a computer installed Windows 10, select Manual and click the Continue button.
Please select your disk for Kali Linux installation and click Continue.
In this step, if you want to keep all files according to your needs on a single partition, select All files in one partition (recommended for new users)and click Continue.
The following image provides a summary of the disk on which Kali Linux will be installed. Select Finish partitioning and write changes to diskand click the Continue button.
Select Yes to confirm the changes writes to disk and click Continue.
Wait while installing Kali Linux 2018.4.
If you select NO in this step, you will not be able to install programs from the Kali repository. We choose No at this step because we will manually configure Kali Linux repo later.
Select Yes to continue installing Kali Linux 2018.4 and click Continue.
Select Yes to install the GRUB boot loader and click Continue.
Select the /dev/sda/ location for GRUB boot loader installation and click the Continue button.
Wait while installing GRUB boot loader.
After finishing the Kali Linux installation, click the Finish button and restart your system.
After your system restarts, press Enter on the Kali GNU/Linux option from the GRUB menu.
Type in Root for the user name and click on the Sign In button after typing the password you set for the password.
After restarting your computer or virtual machine, you can see the visual appearance of Kali Linux 2018.4 as follows.
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