Look, I know I get it. I am a linux guy at heart too. But doing it this way brings the best capabilities of both Linux and Windows....for us to build our future arsenal.
- Open PowerShell window (Make sure to Run as Administrator) and paste the following command:
Enable-WindowsOptionalFeature -Online -FeatureName Microsoft-Windows-Subsystem-Linux
- Reboot the Windows Machine.
- Go to the Microsoft Store and search for: Kali (direct link here)
- Under "Virus & threat protection", click Manage Settings and disable "Real-Time protection." If you are running a different Anti-Virus solution, temporarily disable it via its configuration options. This is needed because the following commands will download Kali's packaged exploits and shell-code -- Any running Anti-Virus will cause these steps to fail, and will cause you problems down the line. We will be re-enabling the AV at the end.
- Click start, and then launch the kali application
- You will need to let it finish installing, and create a linux user account
- sudo apt update && sudo apt dist-upgrade -y
- sudo apt install kali-desktop-xfce xrdp kali-community-wallpapers -y
- sudo apt install python3 -y
- sudo apt install kali-linux-default -y
- sudo nano /etc/xrdp/xrdp.ini
- change to port 23000
- sudo /etc/init.d/xrdp start (or if you always want it running: sudo systemctl enable xrdp)
- sudo strip --remove-section=.note.ABI-tag /usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/libQt5Core.so.5
- Add Windows Defender exception for Kali folder (search your computer for the KaliLinux folder located in your AppData\Local\Packages folder. (watch the video if you need help with that)
- Go back and Re-Enable Windows Defender
https://www.microsoft.com/store/productId/9PKR34TNCV07 (Kali in Windows Store)
https://tools.kali.org/kali-metapackages (Kali Meta Packages for research)