How to install Backbox LINUX In Virtual Machine.

Hi and Welcome To my Niche Post About How To Install Backbox Linux In VMware And Virtual Box.You can use it as your primary Operating System but I suggest you to Use VMware Workstation in windows 7 or 10 64 bit or virtual box for 32-bit Operating Systems.Where ever it would take too long for me to tell you about installing all once So I will break My Post In nineteen Parts.However, there are many Distributions of Linux Its impossible for me to tell you how to install all but Important Ones Are Here.(Don't Forget to comment If you found any bug or issue during these processes).
How To Install Backbox Linux
BackBox intro image

0.) Download Vmware and VirtualBox.

If your PC is 64 bit I suggest VMware workstation or player because it is reliable and has wide customer support even you can get help on other sites too and the solutions are simple and straightforward.And the most popular thing about VMware is that VMware has good intelligence if you forget to eject.ISO file it will remind you and eject it automatically if you agreed.

If your PC is 32 bit only it will work.And keep this In your mind you Have to choose 32-bit kernel because of these lines on virtual box's site."Please note that the package architecture must fit your host operating system architecture. So if you are running a 32-bit kernel on a 64-bit capable CPU you have to install the32-bit version (x86/amd64)".
You Must Need anyone of them For Installing Linux Distributions On Your PC without deleting or Harming Windows..The installation Process Is Simple and don't needs Any instructions but in case if you are stuck you Can Ask Without Hesitation.I guarantee the one who chooses VMware workstation will be in 80℅ less trouble.if they choose according to their kernel versions.


First of All Download ISO image of Backbox Linux Acording to Your Kernel From HERE. (Click On Torrent to select ISO from dropbox you can also download torrent If your Downloading speed is slow it will also provide iso file ofcourse.)

1.B) After Completing installation Move ISO image To your desired directory.And open VMware or virtual box. actually VMware and Virtual boxes are made for offices which works on servers or Networking So in offices instead of using multiple PC all the work can be done in just one PC.

1.C) Now click on create new Virtual machine for VMware or Only new for virtual box as you see in above screen will appear.To help you start setting up your Virtual Machine actually It is Virtual Machine setting wizard.Wizard is a guided option to setup the software according to what you wants.



1.D) People with VMware select typical installation.and click next to see a beginners guided wizard which means the wizard will be easy and straight forward with tips on every step when you have to make big decisions.Or even small but complicated like you will find below asking all files in one partition or split files etc.

1.E) Now choose ISO file of BACKBOX which you downloaded in step one.while we can also render our ISO file later but because its good time to be rendered and we also are ready for it to be rendered.mean our downloads and efforts aren't pending.

1.F) Now select Linux and choose Ubuntu 64 bit/32 bit according to The kernel of ISO file.remember Kernels are bits and most often 32bit kernels are equals to x86. So if you think that x86 is larger than 64 bit you are wrong you may know this before.But I will like to guide you what ever you can because later you could face tasks yourself and with open-mindedness.

1.G) Now Set Name And directory/location where you wants to keep your guest operating system files and name Of The operating system which is just shown to you for differentiating between other operating systems In your VMware workstation.

1.H) Now select Virtual disk space means the maximum space that can be consumed by operating for BackBox the minimum size is 12 GB but if you use 20-25 GB it will work smoother.Virtual Disk Space is actually a virtual/easily-removable Partition which will not hurt any thing on your Hard Disk drive at all except consuming disk space according to the usage of guest operating system.

1.I) Now Click Edit Settings for this Machine Choose Hardware From the top of the screen in-case if not already highlighted Now Click Memory And Choose RAM at least 1 GB is recommended (taught or told) by elders or experienced one's)it doesn't means it wont work if you allocate 989 MB or 2 GB.

1.J) Now review the hardware Configuration and start The Machine again if machine doesn't starts don't forget to ask me in comment or via Email no Matter For Me Because I am doing this all to help you and others like you if you will ask me I will edit my post and mention that point accordingly.

Follow After Virtual Box To Complete Remaining Steps.


1.D) Now Select Name Which will be shown to you For Differentiating in between different guest operating systems And then Choose Type Which is  Linux of course and then select version.The Version Of BACKBOX is Ubuntu 64 bit for 64 bit kernel of Iso File Which you downloaded is step 1 And only UBUNTU For 32 bit Kernel.

1.E) Now Choose RAM (random access memory) actually you will see memory written on your wizard but I told RAM to tell you the importance of it.So you will choose wisely and efficiently for smoother performance.But choose at-least 1 GB or greater because it is recommended.

1.F) Create a new virtual hard disk. Select the second option “create a new virtual hard disk now“. Hit the "create” button.Actually This will be your virtual Hard Disk But it will be primary (on which Operating Systems Boots/Depends) 
hard Disk for guest Operating System.

1.G) Choose your Hard Disk file type as VDI and click next then choose dynamically allocated you can Also set fixed size because Dynamically seems to be better option for us instead if sucking whole hard disk storage at once its better to increase size as per usage.

1.H) Choose your hard disk size From 20 to 25 GB for Good performance.But at least 12 GB is required because This machine does not know that it is Virtual Machine It will bring every Driver and software with it like it does when you Install it on your System boot Sorry for the story but its for you.Now Click Create.

(1)Choose storage
(2)choose Empty
(3)Click on DVD icon next to IDE Secondary Master
(4) Choose a Virtual CD/DVD disk file, Which is the BackBox ISO you have downloaded. Click OK.And now start the engine.
Steps For Allocating RAM
Steps For Allocating RAM


2.I) Now the VM is ready to start. So select your VM on Virtualbox menu, and click on “Start”. Then your Backbox Live will start. You can test Backbox on the live mode too. But you need to install it to get all its features. So, click on “Install BackBox Linux” in the Desktop menu to start the installer.

2.II) Now Choose Language As English Or Other As Required.but remember that it will not be just your installation language but it will also be your entire virtual machine Choose Wisely if you choose English then I am comfortable you can accomplish.

2.III) Now Click Continue And Tick Boxes download Updates while installing (Do not Tick If You Have No Internet Access Yet) And Install third party Software where as Third party software are not harmful at all they are used to play audio/video and many other Tasks.And Click Continue.

2.IV) Now Click Erase Disk (It Will Not Delete Your Data Of Any Type It Just Changes Filing Systems On Virtual Hard Disk)And Click Install the filing system is the system which tells your hardware in which way the data should be managed.and else we should not Panic because it is our Virtual Hard Disk which was already empty before ;)

2.V) Now select location and Click Continue.actually location is for helping installation wizard to set up time according to which you are useful of watching it like +5 GMT or etc but it doesn't matter if you cant find your timezone at all because time can be settled manually after the installation procedure succeeds.

2.VI) Now Select Key Board If It Seems Trouble Choosing What Layout of keyboard is yours You Can Click detect keyboard layout.And Solve Tasks To Know your keyboard layout because keyboard layout is required or when you type you name you will see it in different language even the meaning will not be same because its a keyboard not a dictionary.

2.VII)  Now you needs to type your Name from which your machine will call you and then your username and password which will be used for login into machine.and then your computer's name for identifying your PC on your Local network.For file-sharing printing etc.

2.VIII) After completing Above steps installation will start. At this moment, you should be patient as it will take time depending on our virtual hardware which We allocated and your Internet connection if you ticked on download updates while installing.

2.IX) After the setup has finished, it will prompt a window, where you have to choose “Restart now”. After restart, you will have to enter the username and password which you entered during installation wizard and move to read more for customization and needs.

Donot Forget To Install Drivers Asked By VMWARE. Because they will be used by our guest operating system in order to manage our hardware virtually and give almost full usability like running your guest operating system in full screen


After the installation gets done you have to Remove the BackBox ISO image. Go to settings and choose storage under the Controller: IDE click on ISO image which you attached first and choose Remove Attachment. This step is very important otherwise, the installation will restart.

Thanks For reading How To Install Backbox Linux Os In Vmware And Virtual Box From Digital updates Please Do not hesitate at any cost to contact me if you feels any difficulty , errors or suggestions.

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