Converting VMware to KVM: Rapid7’s “Metasploitable 2”

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Converting a VMware VM to KVM isn’t hard but can be tricky if you don’t know what to do. Here’s how to convert the Metasploitable2 VM to from VMware to KVM

Background (skip if you just want instructions)

I was recently asked by a (very good) friend, “how do run this VM in Gnome Boxes?” She is taking a cyber security…

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Ben Porter is a Software Engineer/Architect who specializes in distributed applications (like web apps). He is currently Head of Engineering at Ameelio.org

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Benjamin Porter

Benjamin Porter

Ben Porter is a Software Engineer/Architect who specializes in distributed applications (like web apps). He is currently Head of Engineering at Ameelio.org