Kali Linux 2021.4 is the fourth version of 2021, and Offensive Security releases one every quarter, so the 2021.4 release is the last of this year.
Kali Linux is mainly used by cybersecurity professionals and ethical hackers, as it allows them to perform operations like:-
The previous one was the Kali Linux 2021.3 that Offensive Security launched in September with news such as the Kali Nethunter for smartwatches, as long as you have a compatible one.
Although it is not something that interests many Linux users since we usually buy a PC and Offensive Security first highlights that Kali Linux 2021.4 has improved support for the Apple M1 that they introduced now.
And not only that even they have also released other interesting new features with this new version.
Here are new features provided by the Offensive Security in the latest Kali Linux 2021.4 release:-
Here we have mentioned below all the Hacking tools provided by the Offensive Security with this new Kali Linux 2021.4 Release:-
Here are the key updates for Kali ARM:-
If you want to use the Kali Linux 2021.4 then you can upgrade the existing installation, if you are already using Kali Linux. If you are not using Kali Linux or you are a new user then for new installs and live distributions you can also download the ISO images.
You can always perform a quick update if you are already using an existing early version of Kali Linux installation. So, what you have to do is execute the following code in the terminal:-
└─$ echo “deb http://http.kali.org/kali kali-rolling main non-free contrib” | sudo tee /etc/apt/sources.list
└─$ sudo apt update && sudo apt -y full-upgrade
└─$ [ -f /var/run/reboot-required ] && sudo reboot -f
Fresh images – If you are new to Linux then you can download the fresh Kali Linux 2021.4 images from here.
For new installation, you can download it from here.
To check after upgradation for Kali Linux 2021.4;
kali@kali:~$ grep VERSION /etc/os-release
You are also recommended to review our Kali Linux Tutorials which cover dozens of Kali Linux Tools. Also, Learn the Kali Linux course and complete Kali Linux Commands List.
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