How to Install BlackArch In VMware Workstation 15


  •  Open Vmware And Select Create New Virtual Machine.
  • Select Custom Option in it.
  • Select the Correct Image file path.
  • Choose Linux as Guest operating system and choose Other Linux 5.x or later kernel 64-bit because Blackarch Using Kernel 5 or Above. 

  • Enter the Desired Name and Location as per Preference. 
  • Choose the setting below as per your system specifications.
  • Set Ram Usage as per your System Specification.
  • Network Settings are as per User Choice. 
  • Disk Setting.

    • Create a New Virtual Disk.
    • Set Disk Space as per Usage Choice. (Recommended Space 50 GB )
  • Main Installtion 

    • Boot the Virtual Machine.
    • Default Username : root
    • Default Password : blackarch
    • Default Desktop Environment is set to Fluxbox
    • Right click to open menu and choose a terminal
    • Launch BlackArch Installer by Typing Blackarch in Opened Terminal -> blackarch-install
    • Choose option 2 since we are using a Live ISO for Installation.
 
 
    • Set Locale as per choice or use Default Locale. 
    • Set hostname of your choice.
    • Select correct hard drive since we are installing this in a VM we don't need dual boot, so choose NO after selecting hard disk.
    • Since it's a fresh installation we will have to make partitions.
    • I will be creating root and boot partitions because not swap.
    • You can create swap similarly if you want to.
    • Select New and set Partition size to 500MB and Set it as primary.
    • Final Disk Partation Looks Like 
    • Set Disk Location per shown above. 
    • After Confirming Disk Partition type Y.
    • This Step While Take Time while You can Have some Coffee or Snacks.
    • Set Root Password as per Choice 
    • Last Step is To Set Timezone 
    • Then, REBOOT
    • HOORAY! Blackarch Has Been Successfully Installed Enjoy it  
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