Installing Gentoo on VMware workstation 16

First of all…

I got peer pressured into this, I am not doing this out of free will!  Just kidding, in this blog post I will summerize my first journey with Gentoo and how to set it up inside a VM with VMware workstation version 16.  This guide will help you setup a virtual instance of Gentoo and i suggest that you read carefully the Gentoo Handbook to understand what we are going to do here in great detail.

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Testing kali linux on windows 10 with WSL

Second try :
Kali can be found directly on the windows store. This version is much more stable than the one i tried to patch from ubuntu with the git repo in my first try.

Some usefull tweeks can be found here :

Everything is working well for now.

Edit 1 )
To make nmap work, install it on windows and make an alias :

alias nmap='"/mnt/c/Program Files (x86)/Nmap/nmap.exe"'


This version is not stable.

WSL stand for windows subsystem for linux

its a kindof native port for linux inside windows. not like emulation, it share the ressources directly from windows to run linux binaries.

To repare fuckedup things at first do those :

To fix error of expired cert. when trying to use apt-get command just do this :

apt install ./kali-archive-keyring_2018.1_all.deb
apt-get update

To fix error when you are not able to resolve address (aka dns is fuckedup)
just edit /etc/resolv.conf and add your favorite dns aka or

after do an apt update && apt upgrade


Kali Linux on Windows Subsystem for Linux