The advanced penetration and auditing system “Kali Linux” is loveable. It contains hundreds of penetration and crackable tools that are perfect. The new Kali Linux 2.0 is updated with latest features which have of course brought you here. However, if you want to install or run Kali Linux on your system, then I have got the best option for you and that’s installing or running Kali Linux on VMware without following any extra steps like installing or setting it. Therefore, it’s that easy as you think and you can do it right now. Running Kali Linux in PC or VMware have slight differences except that, running operating system on VMware has many benefits too, like adding extra network adapter or CD/DVD ROM etc, reliability, performance, security. In this guide, I’m going to show you how to run Kali Linux 2.0 on VMware without installing it.
Install Kali Linux 2.0 on VMware
Unlike before, the updated Kali Linux versions are easier to install on VMware or system. No matter, we’re here to help you get installed like a pro whether it’s difficult or easy, let’s get started.
Step 1# Download Kali Linux ISO Image File
Before you wish to install, download the ISO Image file of Kali Linux from official Kali Linux website or click here to directly redirect you to the page and hit on the <Kali Linux 64 bit VM> to directly start downloading process.
Step 2# Run Kali Linux 2.0 on VMware
When the file downloaded fully, extract it in a folder and navigate to the Kali Linux files and open the ( Kali-Linux-2017.1-VM-amd64.vmx ) file with VMware Workstation.
When opened, you’ll see a configured virtual machine and everything set so just power on the virtual machine by pressing on it.
On the first screen you’ll be asked for the username and the password, type the username password from below and hit enter.
Surprise! and that’s it, no need for extra steps or settings just enjoy. One thing more, that the VMware tools are already installed, so don’t need to reinstall it. Everything is fine now and even you have the option to