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After using oracle vm virtualbox manager for my Virtual Machine, I have now switched to Red Hat’s Virtual Manager to install Virtual machines on my Ubuntu Linux Distro.

The reason is that it is light, easy to use and free vm manager. The GUI is also simple. But unfortunately only available for the Linux operating system, not yet available for Windows and macOS.

So in this article I will provide a guide on how to Installing Kali Linux in virtual machine manager linux. Btw, I use Pop OS as my linux computer.

Install Virtual Machine Manager

Before that, you must first install the virtual manager on your OS. Use the following command:

# yum install virt-manager (Fedora)
# apt-get install virt-manager (Debian)
# emerge virt-manager (Gentoo)
# pkg_add virt-manager (OpenBSD)

Install Linux ISO file

After the installation is complete, now you open your virtual manager. So it will appear like image below and click “Create new virtual machine”.

Install Virtual Machine in Virtual Manager Linux

Select Local Install Media (ISO image or CDROM) as shown in this image, click Forward.

Install Virtual Machine in Virtual Manager Linux

Then select the iso file or CDROM media by clicking the “Browse” button.

If you find an error like the one in the image below, click Error You must select an OS Virtual Manager for the steps to fix it.

Install Virtual Machine in Virtual Manager Linux

If you find the error The emulator may not have search permissions for the path as shown in the following image, please read The emulator may not have search Permision article to fix it.

Install Virtual Machine in Virtual Manager Linux

After the error is gone, now let’s determine the memory (RAM) and CPU cores that we want to use to run the virtual machine in the Linux Virtual Manager.

I chose by default without changing anything.

Install Virtual Machine in Virtual Manager Linux

Then click the Forward button. then a page will appear for Create a new virtual machine. like this image:

Install Virtual Machine in Virtual Manager Linux

I’m here using 20GB disk space. Because some OS is enough with that size.

Then click Forward.

Now we will create a name to appear in the list of virtual machines in the virtual manager. This is custom, you can change it to your liking.

I left that by default. Then click finish.

Linux Virtual Manager easy to install OS file

Now, please Click Start / Power On The virtualmachinemanager, you will see the OS will run like this:

Install Kali Linux in Virtual Manager

That’s all for this guide’s virtual machine manager service. For so on, please install the OS you want.

I hope this Install Virtual Machine in Virtual Manager Linux article can help you. Have a nice day.

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