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## What is Parrot OS? ##
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<h1 align="center">What is Parrot OS?</h1>
Parrot Security (Parrot OS, Parrot) is a Free and Open source GNU/Linux distribution based on *Debian Testing* designed for security experts, developers and privacy aware people.
Parrot OS is a GNU/Linux distribution based on Debian and focused on Penetration Testing, Digital Forensics, Programming and Privacy protection.
It includes a full portable arsenal for IT security and digital forensics operations, but it also includes everything you need to develop your own programs or protect your privacy while surfing the net.
It is available in the Security and Home Editions, even as VM and also on Docker
Parrot is available in the [Security](https://parrotsec.org/security-edition) and [Home](https://parrotsec.org/home-edition) Editions, even as VM and also on Docker.
The operating system ships by default with either MATE, KDE and XFCE (only Home Edition) Desktop Environments.
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![ParrotOS Desktop](./images/parrot_desktop.png)
<h5 align="center">Parrot Security 4.11 MATE Edition</h5>
### History and Team ###
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## History and Team ##
The first public release appeared on April 10th, 2013 as the result of the work of Lorenzo Faletra who continues to lead development.
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The project is headquartered in Palermo, Italy and governed by Parrot Security CIC, a community interest company registered in the UK.
#### Who is it designed for ####
### Who is it designed for ###
The system is designed to be familiar for the security expert and easy to use for the new entry student, but it does not try to hide its internals as other general purpose distributions try to do.
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This guide applies to both the Security and Home editions.
For any problems or missing details, you can contact the official [Parrot forum](https://community.parrotsec.org).
For any problems or missing details, report it to the official [Parrot forum](https://community.parrotsec.org).
Insert your USB/DVD/etc... into your computer and through your BIOS settings start Parrot. A screen will start with several options, including some more advanced ones.
Insert your installation media into your computer and through your BIOS settings start Parrot. A screen will start with several options, including some more advanced ones.
Select **Try/Install** and press *Enter*.
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## Welcome in Parrot Live ##
Here you can test the OS in its entirety, then you can proceed with the installation.
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Click on **Install Parrot**:
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## Let's start! ##
Here you will select the language through which you will install the OS.
The next step is selecting the system's language.
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Choose your language.
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## Things You Need To Install ##
I am going to show this in Windows, heres the link to the Windows installer [Virtual Box](https://www.virtualbox.org/wiki/Downloads)
If the OS you are using is Windows or MacOS, here is the link to the [VirtualBox](https://www.virtualbox.org/wiki/Downloads) installer.
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You can download MacOS or Linux installer (or `sudo apt install virtualbox`) and follow **EXACTLY** the same steps to install and run VirtualBox in your machine.
On GNU/Linux it is the same, but you can install it via CLI:
sudo apt install -y virtualbox
and follow **EXACTLY** the same steps to install and run Parrot via VirtualBox in your machine.
### Step 1: Create a New Virtual Machine ###
I’ve already given instructions and provided links on how to get VirtualBox and install that above. If you’ve missed it, go back and install VirtualBox.
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.
Once you’ve installed VirtualBox:
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### Step 1.a: 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) and if your using (32-bit) choose it.
Enter Parrot Security as the name. You’ll see Type and set this to Linux, and then the Version to Other Linux (64-bit).
<img src="./images/vbox/1.png" width="85%"/>
### Step 1.b: Allocate Memory/RAM ###
Default memory and recommended size will say 512 even though RAM: minimum 256Mb - 2048Mb is suggested for Parrot Security (64-bit) version.
Default memory and recommended size will say 512 MB even though RAM: minimum 256 MB - 2048 MB is suggested for Parrot Security (64-bit) version.
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While the (32-bit) installation version of the system can run with 256mb, so I choose 4096 Mb because i have 8 gigs of ram on my system.
While the (32-bit) installation version of the system can run with 256 MB, so I choose 4096 Mb because i have 8 gigs of ram on my system.
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Choose the setting best for your machine and click next.
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