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Install Virtual Box On Kali Rolling

If you facing problem with virtualbox installation on kali rolling edition because of its outdated kernel 4.3.0-kali1-amd64 then this post is for you only.

Step1: Install latest kernel. First search the cache for list of available ones apt-cache search linux-headers
Depending upon the list choose one from the set and install install it.
you can download kernel file using wget from ubuntu source also.
example:wget kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v4.4.3-wily/linux-image-4.4.3-040403-generic_4.4.3-040403.201602251634_amd64.deb
for more refer to this post: link

Step2:
Edit the boot entry /boot/vmlinuz-(New Linux kernel Version) & /boot/initrd.img-(New Linux kernel version) in grub menu.

Before making boot entry changes be sure these files exist in the /boot directory after running install command.
In my case following new file got created in /boot folder:

1)vmlinuz-4.6.0-kali1-amd64
2)initrd.img-4.6.0-kali1-amd64

Thats all you need to do to install any virtual software on kali r…