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Kali Linux 2.0 to be released on 11th Aug 2015

Kali Linux 2.0 (Codename ‘Kali Sana’) is to be released on 11th August 2015. Those who are not keeping track, this is the biggest update since BackTrack Linux was superseded by Kali Linux back in 2013. Following is the release history of Kali Linux as shown in Kali Linux Release History page:

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Kali Sana (Kali Linux 2.0) added the following features:

  1. Kali Linux 2.0 (Kali Sana) is now a rolling release, which means more frequent updates.
  2. The core set tools in Kali will be weekly updated.
  3. Kali UI will now use full Gnome Desktop instead of gnome-fallback, i.e. more eye-candy for you.
  4. Restructured menus and tool categories.
  5. Ruby 2.0 will be supported natively which will make Metasploit will load much much faster.
  6. Added all new cutting-edge wireless penetration tools and more. Watch out neighbors, it will never be safe anymore.
  7. Added desktop notifications, so that you don’t miss anything.
  8. Added screencasting so that you can record desktop and upload to YouTube/Vimeo etc.

Watch the Kali 2.0 Teaser video – Kali Linux from Offensive Security.

 

Defcon 2015

Did you go to Defcon 2015? Here’s some interesting tweets. Those who had the opportunity to attend #defcon scored Kali Sana (Kali Linux 2.0) USB with in an AWESOME USB. Lucky peepz.

and all Kali Linux T-shits were donated to HFC at DEFCON

But don’t feel too bad cause the good guys at Offensive Security uploaded Kali dojo here:

Are you waiting for Kali Linux 2.0 a.k.a Kali Sana? Tell us in comments section!

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13 comments

  1. Will you make a guide for an efficient installation? ? Thanks !

  2. Buttons on the left side look like Ubuntu’s Unity. “Свистульки” again..

  3. Will it be a completely new install, or will we have the ability to apt-get update && apt-get upgrade -y && apt-get dist-upgrade???
    I’m not seeing anything on the web.
    Concern is for my encrypted drive, and the fact that it takes FOREVER to encrypt the damn thing.
    I even took tomorrow off so I could play!

  4. am withing now…

  5. I had issues installing the headers :/ and inserting the additions.

  6. Kali linux is the best, as a computer science and engineering students, i explore my full capabilities, with friends stirring amazingly at me, jux love hacking around. I also need tshirts and kali brand stuffs.

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