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Update 08.- Install Parrot on VirtualBox.md

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* Create a new Virtual disk (VDI, dynamic allocation etc...)
* Modifying some VirtualBox settings (allocating physical and Video memory, selecting OS Type, CPU acceleration etc.)
* Modifying VirtualBox settings (allocating physical and Video memory, selecting OS Type, CPU acceleration etc.)
* Loading Parrot Security ISO
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sudo apt install virtualbox
and follow **EXACTLY** the same steps to install and run Parrot via VirtualBox in your machine.
Follow the same steps **EXACTLY** to install and run Parrot via VirtualBox in your machine.
### Step 1 - Create a new Virtual Machine ###
Before proceeding, make sure you have successfully installed VirtualBox. On GNU/Linux you can check this by opening a terminal and typing `virtualbox` and/or the icon to start VirtualBox will be visible in the menu. For other operating systems there will be a similar icon to start it through.
Before proceeding, make sure you have successfully installed VirtualBox. On GNU/Linux you can check this by opening a terminal and typing `virtualbox` and/or the icon to start VirtualBox will be visible in the menu. For other operating systems there will be a similar icon to start it.
Once you’ve installed VirtualBox:
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### Step 1.1 - Enter a name for your Virtual Machine ###
Enter Parrot Security as the name. You’ll see Type and set this to **Linux**, and then the Version to **Other Linux (64-bit)**.
Enter Parrot Security as the name. Set "Type" to **Linux**, and set "Version" to **Other Linux (64-bit)**.
<img src="./images/vbox/1.png" width="85%"/>
### Step 1.2 - Allocate Memory/RAM ###
The OS can also run on machines with 512 MB of RAM, but at least **2 GB** is strongly recommended both for Parrot Security and Home Editions.
The OS can run on machines with 512 MB of RAM, but at least **2 GB** is strongly recommended for both Parrot Security and Home Editions.
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Choose the best setting for your machine and click *Next*.
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### Step 2.3 - Allocate disk size ###
On **File location and size** screen, it will come up as 8.00 GB as default size (which we’ve set on Step 1.1). In this case we have increased it to 20 GB for storage reasons.
On **File location and size** screen, it will show 8.00 GB as the default size (which we’ve set on Step 1.1). In this example we have increased it to 20 GB for storage reasons.
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Choose which fits your needs and click *Next*.
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* Created Virtual Hard disk
* Fiddled with disk properties, type and size.
At this point you should be in the following screen:
At this point you should see the following screen:
<img src="./images/vbox/7.png" width="85%"/>
### Step 3.1 - Select type of OS ###
Depending on which ISO you downloaded you should select the correct Version here.
Depending on which ISO you downloaded, select the correct Version here.
As Parrot Security is derived from Debian, I’ve selected Other Linux (64-bit) on *General > Basic*.
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Select *System > Motherboard*, un-check Floppy (who has a floppy anymore?) and check the box to [**Enable I/O APIC**](https://www.virtualbox.org/manual/ch03.html#settings-motherboard).
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Note that you can change base memory allocation in the same screen. We’ve set it to 2048 MB previously. If your machine got 8.00 GB RAM, it means that you can actually allocate a lot more to make Parrot Security respond faster on virtual machine.
Note that you can change base memory allocation in the same screen. We’ve set it to 2048 MB previously. If your machine got 8.00 GB RAM, it means that you can allocate a lot more to make Parrot Security respond faster as a virtual machine.
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If you feel your Virtualized Parrot Security is slow, you should increase this Base Memory allocation.
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### Step 3.4 - Select number of Processors and enable PAE/NX ###
Sets the number of virtual CPU cores the guest OSes can see.
2 virtual cores can go well, obviously with 4, 6, and so on, it will go better.
Sets the number of virtual CPU cores the guest OS can see.
2 virtual cores works well. With 4, 6, and so on, performance will be much better.
You should not configure virtual machines to use more CPU cores than are available physically. This includes real cores, with no hyperthreads. See [processor tab](https://www.virtualbox.org/manual/ch03.html#settings-processor) on VirtualBox website.
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### Step 3.5 - Allocate Video memory and 3D acceleration ###
Select **Display > Screen > set Video Memory to 128 MB**. This allows you have a good responsive desktop environment.
Select **Display > Screen > set Video Memory to 128 MB**. This allows for a good responsive desktop environment.
Also check the box for *Enable 3D Acceleration*.
If you got more than one monitor, you can change your settings here too.
If you have more than one monitor, you can change your settings here too.
<img src="./images/vbox/11.png" width="85%"/>
### Step 4 - Loading Parrot Security ISO ###
Select **Storage > Controller: IDE** and highlight Empty CD icon. Now on your right, you should be able to use the little CD icon (it should be CD/DVD Drive: IDE Secondary Master already, if not change it) and select your downloaded ISO.
Select **Storage > Controller: IDE** and highlight Empty CD icon. Now on your right, you should be able to click on the little CD icon (it should be CD/DVD Drive: IDE Secondary Master already, if not change it) and select your downloaded ISO.
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<img src="./images/vbox/14.png" width="85%"/>
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Once you select your downloaded ISO (in this case, it’s Parrot Security 4.11.2 ISO). See the properties and information’s changes accordingly.
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**Important**: if your disk size mismatched, you might have a corrupt disk. Refer to Parrot Security [chapter](../en/02.-%20Download%20Parrot.html) through this documentation for size related info. You can also do a SHA1 check to ensure your disk is not corrupted.
**Important**: if your disk size is mismatched, you might have a corrupt disk. Refer to Parrot Security [chapter](../en/02.-%20Download%20Parrot.html) through this documentation for size related info. You can also do a SHA1 check to ensure your disk is not corrupted.
**Note**: if you want to test Parrot in live mode, check the *"Live CD/DVD"* box
### Step 4.1 - Select Network connection type ###
If your computer is connection to internet, select NAT on *Network > Adapter 1*. You can enable more network adapters if you feel you want to do so.
If your computer is connected to the internet, select NAT on *Network > Adapter 1*. You can enable more network adapters if you feel you want to do so.
<img src="./images/vbox/12.png" width="80%"/>
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In GNU/Linux, you could also install it from the terminal with `sudo apt install virtualbox-ext-pack`
Once installed, it will also enable VirtualBox Remote Desktop Protocol (VRDP) support, Host webcam passthrough support.
Once installed, it will enable VirtualBox Remote Desktop Protocol (VRDP) support and Host webcam passthrough support.
<img src="./images/vbox/13.png" width="80%"/>
### Step 4.3 - It's all setted up? ###
### Step 4.3 - It's all set up? ###
Finally, by clicking on your new virtual machine, this is what you should see:
<img src="./images/vbox/15.png" width="85%"/>
In any case, you can always change the configuration in the way you prefer.
You can always change the configuration the way you prefer.
### Step 5 - Booting Parrot Security ISO ###
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### Step 5.3 - Select language ###
In this case we have chosen American English. Click on *Next*.
In this example we have chosen American English. Click on *Next*.
<img src="./images/calamares/12.png" width="85%"/>
### Step 5.4 - Select location ###
In this case we have selected America and New York zone. Click on *Next*.
In this example we have selected America and New York zone. Click on *Next*.
<img src="./images/calamares/13.png" width="85%"/>
### Step 5.5 - Select keyboard layout ###
Select the layout that best suits your keyboard, you can also try the keyboard's key on *type here to test your keyboard*. Click on *Next*.
Select the layout that best suits your keyboard, you can also test the keyboard's key where it says *type here to test your keyboard*. Click on *Next*.
<img src="./images/calamares/14.png" width="85%"/>
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