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Alright baby - here's what I have for you today:

We are going to install VMWare Tools in Kali Linux.

There are a ton of tutorials out there that tell you how to do this but I'm going to show you the recommended way to install VMWare tools as documented by Kali Linux.

Here's the rundown:

  1. How to Setup VMWare Workstation
  2. How to Download Kali Linux for your hacking lab
  3. How to Install Kali Linux from scratch (step-by-step)
  4. How to Configure Kali Linux (you know, how to pimp out the interface)
  5. How to Legally Download and Install Windows 10 for Free
  6. How to Install VMware Tools (open-vm-tools) in Kali Linux
  7. How to share folders with your VM

How to Install VMWare tools in Linux

I remember the first time I tried to install VMWare tools in Kali Linux.  It was one of the most frustrating things in the world because I thought all I had to do was to click the "VM" menu in VMWare Workstation and then choose "Install VMWare Tools"

Ha!

But that would have been too easy.

Wen you...

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