Configuring the virtual machine

After logging in to the Kali Linux virtual machine, we are going to configure several things. These are important steps if we want to perform penetration testing.

VirtualBox guest additions

We recommend that after you have successfully created the Kali Linux Virtual Machine using VirtualBox, you install VirtualBox guest additions. This add-on will provide you with the following additional features:

  • It will enable the virtual machine to be viewed in full screen
  • It will make the mouse move faster in the virtual machine
  • It will enable you to copy and paste the text between the host and guest machine
  • It will enable the guest and host machine to share folders

To install the guest additions, you can perform the following steps: ...

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