Category: Virtual Appliances

Virtual Appliances for VMware, packages as OVA format

Kali Linux

This Kali Linux (Desktop) OVA was created in VMware Workstation using basic common sense. Kali is the default OS used for security and Penetration Testing. It contains many pre-configured packages specifically for security testing and network reconnaissance. Also, I have installed the open-vm-tools-desktop binary to make the screen run correctly in hypervisors like VMware Workstation

VMware Photon OS 3

Photon OS is VMware’s own version of Linux, optimized specifically to run as a VM. It is very RHEL-Like, so it will be a welcome improvement for VMware users who have been adapting to SUSE in recent years.

Ubuntu Desktop 18.04.2

This Ubuntu Desktop 18.04.2 OVA was created in VMware Workstation using basic common sense. It is as good or better than other desktop OS; far better than Windows 10 and every bit as aesthetically pleasing as an Apple OS – all without the frustration of having a vendor like Microsoft or Apple knowing “what’s best
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Ubuntu Server 18.04.2

This Ubuntu Server 18.04.2 OVA was created in VMware Workstation using basic common sense. I DO believe in working AS the root user (instead of all the ‘sudo’ garbage) but I DO NOT believe in allowing direct root access, so you’ll have to su.

Ubuntu 16.04 Desktop

An Ubuntu 16.04 Desktop which has been packaged as a Virtual Appliance (OVA). Username is: administrator administrator password is: P@ssw0rd root password is: P@ssw0rd     so you can su – THE VIRTUAL APPLIANCE (OVA) IS PROVIDED “AS IS”, WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED.

Scientific Linux 7 Desktop

A Scientific Linux 7 Desktop which has been packaged as a Virtual Appliance (OVA). Username is: administrator administrator password is: P@ssw0rd root password is: P@ssw0rd     so you can su – THE VIRTUAL APPLIANCE (OVA) IS PROVIDED “AS IS”, WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED.

ubuntu-server.ova

An Ubuntu Linux 14.04 LTS Server which has been updated (as of 9/26/2015) and pre-configured with Bind, then packages as a Virtual Appliance (OVA). You will have to re-configure it with your own IP, Forward and Reverse zones, but if quick and light is what you want, here you go! Username is: administrator Password is:
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