How to do it...

Let's begin the process of installing Kali:

  1. Click on New in the upper left-hand corner of the screen:
Main VirtualBox screen
  1. Name your virtual machine Kali Linux, select type as Linux, and select the version as Linux 2.6 / 3.x / 4.x (64-bit). Press the Continue button when complete:
 Name and operating system selection screen
  1. Memory size: You will be presented with a slider for memory size, with the ability to manually enter a value: in the box type in 4096. The 4 GB of memory will provide a smooth and responsive Kali install. ...

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