BlackArch Linux

BlackArch Linux based Arch Linux. Lightweight Penetration Testing Distro designed for Professional & Elite Hackers who have the ability to work with Linux like a Pro.

Used to use Fluxbox & OpenBox as a Desktop Environment with other DE’s. It has huge tools in the repository more than 1500+ hacking tool included in the Distro & Repo.

The first release was on 2013 and on 2017.06.13 new version was released which includes more than 1800 tools now.

A short ChangeLog of the Live-ISOs:

– add more than 100 new tools
– update blackarch installer to version 0.5.1 (bugfixes + features)
– fix several tools (dependencies, installs)
– include linux kernel 4.11.3
– updated all blackarch tools
– updated all system packages
– update all window manager menus (awesome, fluxbox, openbox)

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New BlackArch Linux ISOs Released with More Tools Now

BlackArch’s features

– Support for i686, x86_64, armv6h, armv7h and aarch64 architectures
– Over 1800 tools (constantly increasing)
– Modular package groups
– A live ISO with multiple window managers, including dwm, fluxbox,
openbox, awesome, wmii, i3 and spectrwm.
– An 64bit OVA image ready to use with Virtualbox and VMware
– An optional installer with the ability to build from source.

How Do Update for latest version

It is really Simple we just need to run the command pacman -Syyu –needed –force blackarch , you should log in as a root user to do this.

BlackArch team said they are to release a new version of ISOs in few hours with the fix for perl issues and with kernel 4.11.4. To Download BlackArch Click here.

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