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Kali Linux Cookbook - Second Edition by Bob Perciaccante, Corey P. Schultz

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Getting ready

Before installing Kali Linux, we need to ensure the minimum requirements are met:

  • Your computer is connected to the internet
  • You have a minimum of 4 GB of RAM (8 GB is recommended)
  • You have a minimum of 25 GB hard drive space available (80 GB is recommended for Chapter 3, Vulnerability Analysis)
  • VirtualBox installation is complete and currently running
  • Download the appropriate Kali disk image from https://www.kali.org/downloads/

For our purposes, we will be using the Kali 64 bit version. Please refer to the recipe introduction for more details about these options.

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