Penetration testing distributions
There are several Linux-based operating systems (distributions) for penetration testers and security researchers. In this post you will find a list with the most popular ones.
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The most popular penetration testing distribution, based on Debian, with more than 600 tools included.
An Arch Linux-based distribution, with more than 2800 tools on its repository, and compatible with existing Arch Linux installs.
This penetration testing system is based on Ubuntu. It comes with the XFCE desktop and includes an “anonymous” mode (with Tor) and some other features.
Gnoppix is based in Kali Linux (rolling), with the GNOME desktop.
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