Linux Installation Party & How to Utilize Cyber Security Tools


Linux Installation Party & How to Utilize Cyber Security Tools

You are welcome to attend the Linux Installation Party & How to Utilize Cyber Security Tools Workshop

Thursday, October 7th, 4:00pm – 8:00pm

This event is in-person, as well as virtual!

Register with this link:


  • Merced College Campus, Science Building Room 204, upstairs on the outside of the building
  • UC Merced room COB2 390

Here is a link to tutorials created by Dr. Kim that you should look at before the event.

Here is a link to the first tutorial with instructions on how to download Virtual box and Kali so that you will be ready – it takes a long time to download these files. We will have the files on usb drives during the workshop.



ZOOM LINK FOR THE MEETING Meeting ID: 829 9395 7169

DISCORD SERVER LINK (for asking and answering questions):

4:00pm – 5:00pm: How to Install a VM and Kali Linux

5:00pm – 5:30pm: Break

5:30pm – 6:00pm: NASA Engineer Eddie Gonzalez presenting tips and tricks for GMiS

6:00pm – 6:30pm: Break

6:30pm – 7:30pm: Students working at their own pace on the tutorials provided by Dr. Kim on using some CyberTools in Linux. Dr Kim and other Instructors will be at the in-person and virtual labs to assist students:

– Deploy two Kali VMs in Oracle VirtualBox.

– Set up a network with the VMs so that two VMs can access each other.

– Some Linux commands.

– Brute force password cracking attack using Hydra between two VMs along with SSH.

– Set up public-key authentication to get over the attack.

7:30pm – 8:00pm: Debugging and Wrap-up

*schedule might change

To get ready for the workshop you can download the following software to have it ready on your computer:


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