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Kali Linux Cookbook by David De Smet, Willie L. Pritchett

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Getting comfortable with VirtualBox

In Chapter 1, Up and Running with Kali Linux, we briefly explored the use of VirtualBox for installing Kali Linux in a virtual environment. VirtualBox is the current product of Oracle, and runs as an application on a host operating system. It allows for guest operating systems to be installed and run by creating virtual environments. This tool is vital to providing targets for you to test your skills with Kali Linux.

Throughout this chapter, we will depend heavily on VirtualBox and changing its configuration to get the type of network configuration we desire. We will use this section at the start of each of our scenario sections, so becoming comfortable with the steps is the key.

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