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How to setup Xubuntu Linux in VirtualBox – Step by Step

Getting Xubuntu in Virtualbox

Linux is a great operating system.  But there are more flavors of Linux than colors in a box of crayons.  So how can you really learn Linux if your primary machine is a Windows box? Today I’m going to show you,

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How to setup VirtualBox in Windows

Installing VirtualBox

Do you want to know one of my favorite programs of all time? Guess. Yup, it’s VirutalBox.  That’s because VirtualBox let’s me play with Mac OS X, Linux, Windows Server and almost any operating system for free.  But that’s not

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How to setup an 5520 ASA 5.2 in GNS 3 version 1.3

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Would it be nice if you could console into a virtual ASA 5520 running ASA 8.4.2?  You could setup NAT, site-to-site VPNs with virtual hosts and go crazy with firewall rules.  The answer is yes, you can and I’m about

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Welcome to Kali Linux (Part 3 of 3)

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In the first guide, I gave you an overview of Kali Linux.  Then in the previous guide I showed you how to setup Kali Linux in VirtualBox.  In this guide, we’re going to log in Kali Linux, update the packages

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Welcome to Kali Linux (Part 2 of 3)

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In the last guide, I gave you a sweeping overview of the powerful digital forensic toolset known as Kali Linux.  In this guide, I’m going to show you how to install Kali Linux in VirtualBox so you can have a test

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