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Kali Linux 2016.2 e17

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Product Details
Contents: 1 USB Flash Drive
Bit Version: 64-bit
Media Type: Install, Live
Categories: Pen Testing, Security
OSDisc.com Project Rank: #10
Date Added to OSDisc.com: September 5, 2016
Project Website: http://www.kali.org/
Drive Manufacturer: Kingston Technology
Drive Model: DataTraveler SE9
Persistence: No
Drive Interface: USB 2.0
Drive Speed: 15MB/sec read; 5MB/sec write
Drive Warranty: 5-year manufacturer warranty
Dimensions: 1.535" x 0.486" x 0.179" (39.00mm x 12.35mm x 4.55mm)
Operating Temperature: 32°F to 140°F (0°C to 60°C)
Storage Temperature: -4°F to 185°F (-20°C to 85°C)
Product Description

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

Kali Linux is Now a Rolling Distribution

One of the biggest moves we’ve taken to keep Kali up-to-date in a global, continuous manner, is transforming Kali into a rolling distribution. What this means is that we are pulling our packages continuously from Debian Testing (after making sure that all packages are installable) – essentially upgrading the Kali core system, while allowing us to take advantage of newer Debian packages as they roll out. This move is where our choice in Debian as a base system really pays off – we get to enjoy the stability of Debian, while still remaining on the cutting edge.

Continuously Updated Tools, Enhanced Workflow

Another interesting development in our infrastructure has been the integration of an upstream version checking system, which alerts us when new upstream versions of tools are released (usually via git tagging). This script runs daily on a select list of common tools and keeps us alerted if a new tool requires updating. With this new system in place, core tool updates will happen more frequently. With the introduction of this new monitoring system, we  will slowly start phasing out the “tool upgrades” option in our bug tracker.

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