Kali Linux is the complete package for pentesters. It’s free and open source so you can just download it and follow the below procedures to install Kali on your devices.For this series, I will install Kali Linux on Virtualbox and my host operating system is Ubuntu 19.04. There is no problem at all if you are using Windows as the host OS.
Oracle Virtualbox is a free and open source virtual machine software. You can setup Virtualbox on your host operating system and install another guest operating system on top of it. To setup Kali Linux on Virtualbox, simply download Kali Linux .ova image from Kali website.
You can also install Kali Linux on your android phone. Yeah! That’s possible. I have already written an article with the complete procedure on how to do it. Though we’ll be using Kali Linux on Virtualbox throughout this series.So this was the first article on this series. I have already written articles on Kali Linux installation so there is no need to cover this topic in details in this article. You can refer to linked articles for the complete guide.
Thanks for reading! As we have setup the operating system for pen-testing, in the next article we will start learning how we can perform some basic activities in Kali.
BTW, if you have any question, please let me know in the comment section below this article. I will try to be as responsive as I can.