Kali Linux : Hacker’s Base…

Recently, I was going through my sub-Reddit and found a man saying that Linux is a hacker’s tool.

I was perplexed for a moment and then realised what he said was true. there are tools for white ( as well as black 🙁 ) hat hackers available in Linux. So , I’m gonna introduce you to Kali Linux : The Hacking Linux 😉 …

Kali Linux (formerly known as BackTrack) is a Debian-based distribution with a collection of security and forensics tools. It features timely security updates, support for the ARM architecture, a choice of four popular desktop environments, and seamless upgrades to newer versions.

The distro is based on Debian and is available in Desktops : Enlightenment, GNOME, KDE Plasma, LXDE, MATE, Xfce

This distro is available on : armel, armhf, i386, x86_64

This distro is currently ranked at 18 with 506 hits per day ( as on February 23, 2019 ) on Distrowatch.com.

Offensive Security ( makers of Kali Linux ) also provide complete knowledge of Penetration Testing and Ethical Hacking.

You can read their Documentation from here.

If you’re interested in info-sec career, you can enrol in Kali Linux Revealed, online training course from here. and become a certified Kali Linux Professional.

To download Kali Linux ( .iso file ) , click here.

On Instructions to boot and install a linux distro using a USB stick, head over to this post.

My Personal Input:

Being a novice coder, I was not able to make out any difference but it is loaded with bulks of useful penetration tools.
So, If you’re an Ethical Hacker ( or wanna be one ) , there’s no waiting. Head on…


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Neeraj Kumar

Hi ! I am Neeraj Kumar and I'm a Student, Freelance Blogger and Linux Enthusiast. I'm interested in Open Source technologies that aim at bringing Tech closer to the people.

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