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How to install VM of OSx inside of Kali Linux?

Discussion in 'Kali Linux' started by LinuxNoob1226, Oct 5, 2017.

  1. LinuxNoob1226

    LinuxNoob1226 New Member

    Sep 13, 2017
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    Hey all,

    I met a few guys on here a while back that were really helpful in helping me understand Linux a bit better.

    As luck would have it, I live in a hurricane prone area and just as I was learning Linux, Irma came and wiped out my internet for an extremely painful length of time, just when I was getting the ball rolling. I'm back now and I've been learning some new things. I was reading some articles and youtube videos about keeping my network safe and how kali linux was good for penetration and security testing.

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    My question is: Is there a way to set up a mac OS virtual machine/box , inside of linux? Every single thing I come across tells me the steps on how to set one up if i have a mac and want a linux VM, or have windows and want an OSX vm---- but the information on how to do it if i want a Mac osx VM installed on my Kali OS seems to be scant to say the least

    Any advice anyone could give would be greatly appreciated. Thanks!

  2. atanere

    atanere Moderator
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    Apr 6, 2017
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    Sorry about the hurricane issues you've suffered... that can't be fun!

    Why would it be different to run a VM inside of Linux rather than Windows? Are you using VirtualBox, VMWare, or something else? I've only used VirtualBox, but it has worked fairly easily... though I have never used Mac stuff.
  3. Bayou Bengal

    Bayou Bengal Active Member

    Sep 14, 2017
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    Welcome to Linux.Org! I live in a hurricane prone area too! Irma just missed us! The only question I would ask about your project is this: Is your box/laptop a MAC to begin with? If not, you may want to Google "Hackintosh". I may have the spelling wrong, but it's slang for making non-Mac, or PC computers run the Mac OS. There is a pretty good list of what hardware will work and what won't. Even in a virtual machine you will probably need Mac approved hardware.

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