Distribution Release: BackBox Linux 7

  • BackBox Linux is an Ubuntu-based distribution developed to perform penetration tests and security assessments. The distribution’s latest release is BackBox 7 which is based on Ubuntu’s 20.04 long-term support release. The distribution now features version 5.4 of the Linux kernel and Xfce 4.14. “The BackBox Team, ten years after its first release, is happy to announce the new major release of BackBox Linux, version 7. As usual, this major release includes many updates. These include new kernel, updated tools and some structural changes with a focus on maintaining stability and compatibility with Ubuntu 20.04 LTS. What’s new: Updated Linux Kernel 5.4. Updated desktop environment. Updated hacking tools. Updated ISO Hybrid with UEFI support.” Further details, including minimal system requirements, can be found in the project’s release announcement. Download (SHA256): backbox-7-desktop-amd64.iso (2,528MB, torrent, pkglist).

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