In some cases, Parallels Tools installation in a Debian/Kali Linux virtual machine may not start automatically.
To initiate the installation manually, please perform the following steps:
- Connect Parallels Tools image to Debian/Kali:
1.1. In the top menu click Devices > CD/DVD > Connect image...
1.2. Navigate to Applications > Parallels Desktop.app > Contents > Resources > Tools and select either prl-tools-lin.iso for an Intel-based Mac or prl-tools-lin-arm.iso if you're using a Mac computer with Apple M1 Chip.
- In the virtual machine, open Terminal and execute the following commands:
sudo mount -oro,exec,remount /media/cdrom sudo /media/cdrom/install
- You will be presented with the installation wizard.
- Once the installation finishes, restart the virtual machine.