Commit b1190168 authored by Dario's avatar Dario
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Updated 'install in a virtual machine' pt.2

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......@@ -100,74 +100,87 @@ in case you’re using 32-bit you can change those options here:
Depending on which ISO you downloaded you should select the correct Version here.
As Parrot Security is derived from Debian, I’ve selected Other Linux (64-bit) on ''General > Basic > Version.'' \\
As Parrot Security is derived from Debian, I’ve selected Other Linux (64-bit) on *General > Basic > Version*.
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If you’re using a 32-bit ISO, select Other Linux (32-bit) as your version.
### Step 3.b: Enable shared clipboard and dragn’drop feature ###
<img src="./images/vbox_images/8.png" width="85%"/>
### Step 3.b: Enable shared Clipboard and Drag’n’Drop feature ###
Select ''General > Advanced TAB'' and change Shared Clipboard and Drag n’Drop to Bidirectional. This will allow you to copy paste files from your HOST machine on the fly.
Select *General > Advanced TAB* and change Shared Clipboard and Drag n’Drop to Bidirectional. This will allow you to copy paste files from your HOST machine on the fly.
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<img src="./images/vbox_images/9.png" width="85%"/>
### Step 3.c: Update Virtual Motherboard options ###
Select ''System > Motherboard'', un-check Floppy (Do you even have a floppy disk drive anymore?) and Check the box for “Enable I/O APIC”. \\
Note that you can change base memory allocation in the same screen. We’ve set it to 1024MB previously. My PC got 8.00GB RAM, which means I can actually allocate a lot more to make Parrot Security respond faster on my Virtual Machine.\\
Select *System > Motherboard*, un-check Floppy (Do you even have a floppy disk drive anymore?) and Check the box for **Enable I/O APIC**.
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Note that you can change base memory allocation in the same screen. We’ve set it to 1024MB previously. My PC got 8.00 GB RAM, which means I can actually allocate a lot more to make Parrot Security respond faster on my Virtual Machine.
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If you feel your Virtualized Parrot Security is slow, you should increase this Base Memory allocation.
> The calculations are as follows:
The calculations are as follows:
* 1.00 GB = 1024MB
* 2.00 GB = 2048MB
* 3.00 GB = 3072MB
You get the idea, just multiply 1024 with the amount of Memory / Ram you want and put the value in here.
You get the idea, just multiply 1024 with the amount of Memory/RAM you want and put the value in here.
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<img src="./images/vbox_images/10.png" width="85%"/>
### Step 3.d: Select number of Processors and enable PAE/NX ###
I’ve changed Processor to 2 (I got 8 CPU’s in my machine, this screen will show how many you have). Try sticking with EVEN numbers here.
Check the box for ''“Enable PAE/NX”''.
Check the box for **Enable PAE/NX**.
### Step 3.e: Allocate Video memory and 3D acceleration ###
Select ''Display > Video and set Video Memory to 128MB''. This allows you have a good responsive desktop environment.
Select **Display > Video and set Video Memory to 128 MB**. This allows you have a good responsive desktop environment.
Also check the box for ''“Enable 3D Acceleration”''.
Also check the box for *Enable 3D Acceleration*.
If you got more than 1 Monitor, you can change your settings here too.
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<img src="./images/vbox_images/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. \\
Once you select your downloaded ISO (in my case, it’s Parrot Security 3.2 iso). See the properties and information’s changes accordingly.
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.
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Important thing to note: Size… if your disk size mismatched, you might have a corrupt disk. Refer to Parrot Security page and ISO mage Download page for size related info. You can also do a SHA1 check to ensure your disk is not corrupted.
Once you select your downloaded ISO (in my case, it’s Parrot Security 4.11 iso). See the properties and information’s changes accordingly.
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**Important**: Size… if your disk size mismatched, you might have a corrupt disk. Refer to Parrot Security page and ISO mage Download page for size related info. You can also do a SHA1 check to ensure your disk is not corrupted.
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### Step 4.a: 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 connection to internet, select NAT on *Network > Adapter 1*. You can enable more network adapters if you feel you want to do so.
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### Step 4.b: Enable USB 2.0 Controllers ###
From ''USB TAB'', check the boxes for ''Enable USB Controller > Enable USB 2.0 (EHCI) Controller''. Note that I got Invalid settings detected error at the bottom of the screen.\\
Install VirtualBox Extension Pack to remove this error. \\
From *USB tab*, check the boxes for *Enable USB Controller > Enable USB 2.0 (EHCI) Controller*. Note that I got **Invalid settings detected** error at the bottom of the screen.
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You need to ''PRESS OK'' and save your Settings first.
Install VirtualBox Extension Pack to remove this error.
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You need to *PRESS OK* and save your Settings first.
Close VirtualBox and then install VirtualBox 5.1.8 for Windows hosts x86/amd64 Oracle VM VirtualBox Extension Pack for All supported platforms.
Then install VirtualBox 6.1.x for Windows hosts x86/amd64 Oracle VM VirtualBox Extension Pack for All supported platforms.
It will enable virtual USB 2.0 (EHCI) device support, VirtualBox Remote Desktop Protocol (VRDP) support, Host webcam passthrough support.
Re-Open VirtualBox and ''Select Settings > USB'' again to confirm you don’t have that error anymore. Save your settings by pressing OK.
Re-Open VirtualBox and *Select Settings > USB* again to confirm you don’t have that error anymore. Save your settings by pressing OK.
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### Step 5.a: choose Install ###
From VirtualBox Main Screen, it will boot Parrot Security, click in the Virtual Machine and arrow down to ''"Install"'' click enter.
From VirtualBox Main Screen, it will boot Parrot Security, click in the Virtual Machine and arrow down to *Install* and then click Enter.
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<img src="./images/calamares/10.png" width="85%"/>
### Step 5.b: Choose Standard Installer ###
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### Step 5.b: Choose the default Installer (Calamares) ###
### Step 5.c: Select language ###
Here you can test the OS in its entirety, then we can proceed with the installation.
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Click on **Install Parrot**:
In my case I’ve chosen English. Click Continue.
<img src="./images/calamares/11.png" width="85%"/>
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and the default installer, Calamares, will start.
### Step 5.d: Select location ###
In my case I’ve chosen United States. Click Continue.
### Step 5.c: Select location ###
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In my case I’ve chosen English. Click on *Next*.
### Step 5.e: Select keyboard layout ###
<img src="./images/calamares/12.png" width="85%"/>
I’ve selected American English. Click Continue.
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### Step 5.d: Select language ###
### Step 5.f: Enter Root password (anything you choose) ###
In my case I’ve chosen United States. Click on *Next*.
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<img src="./images/calamares/13.png" width="85%"/>
### Step 5.g: ###
Choose Standard User (Non-Root), Parrot Security requires the distro to be run with a standard user for it's supreme functionality.
You can enter any name in here. I’ve left the default hostname as “ParrotSecurity”. Click Continue.
### Step 5.e: Select keyboard layout ###
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I’ve selected American English. Click on *Next*.
### Step 5.h: Configure Clock ###
<img src="./images/calamares/14.png" width="85%"/>
Usually you should choose the correct State or province here.
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### Step 5.f: Parrot Security disk partitioning ###
### Step 6: Parrot Security disk partitioning ###
As this is all Virtualized, you can choose anything you want to.
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As this is all Virtualized, you can choose anything you want to. \\
I personally think guided partitioning for less experienced users is recommended, 80 gigs or more than enough, unless your going to want to install alot more programs or keep larger file on your hard drive.
I personally think guided partitioning for less experienced users is recommended, 80 GB or more are enough, unless your going to want to install alot more programs or keep larger file on your hard drive.
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<img src="./images/calamares/15.png" width="85%"/>
### Step 6.a: Select disk to partition ###
Here you can decide whether to enable swap or not.
You should have only 1 disk in this screen, highlight it and click Continue.
<img src="./images/calamares/16.png" width="85%"/>
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If you want, you can also encrypt the system by adding a passphrase:
### Step 6.b: Select partitioning scheme ###
<img src="./images/calamares/17.png" width="85%"/>
Highlight ''“All files in one partition”'' and click Continue.
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### Step 5.g: ###
**On this next screen, highlight Yes partitioning write change to disk and click enter.**
You will be asked to create a new user, for simplicity I have chosen a **user**.
You can enter any name in here.
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<img src="./images/calamares/18.png" width="85%"/>
**Your installation will start now. On my PC which got a 6500 RPM Hard disk, it takes about 8 mins.**
Then, click on *Next*
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### Step 7: Install GRUB boot loader ###
### Step 6 Completing the installation process ###
Select Yes to install grub boot loader on the next screen. Press Continue when ready.
Finally, a summary of the choices made during the procedure:
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<img src="./images/calamares/19.png" width="85%"/>
### Step 7.a: Install The GRUB boot loader on hard disk ###
You can decide whether to change the chosen settings, and then go back, or proceed with the installation of the system. Click on **Install**.
Choose the only hard disk available ( usually in the middle)
Confirm by clicking **Install now**
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<img src="./images/calamares/20.png" width="85%"/>
### Step 7.b: Click Continue to finish installation ###
And wait for the installation to complete!
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With an SSD (Sata), it takes a few minutes.
Once the installation has finished, press continue and the system will finish installing and it will reboot.
<img src="./images/calamares/21.png" width="85%"/>
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### Step 7.c: Login to Parrot Security for the first time ###
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**You just installed Parrot Security and your finished!**
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## Install VirtualBox Guest Additions ##
<WRAP center round info 60%>
Here you can install VirtualBox Guest Additions, for adjusting monitor resolution, shared clipboard etc... \\ \\
[[virtualbox-guest-additions|Virtualbox Guest Additions]]
</WRAP>
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