Distribution Release: BlackArch Linux 2020.06.01

  • BlackArch Linux is an Arch Linux-based distribution designed for penetration testers and security researchers. The project’s latest release, BlackArch Linux 2020.06.01, features many additional tools, disables the iptables and VirtualBox services, and introduces several package upgrades. The distribution’s release announcement states: “Today we released the new BlackArch Linux ISO and OVA images. Many improvements and quality assurance went through all packages and tools Blackarch Linux offers. This is a high-quality release. Here’s the changelog: added more than 150 new tools; disabled iptables/ip6tables service; remove unneeded VirtualPC services (drag-n-drop, vmsvga-x11); replace wicd with wifi-radar (GUI) and wifi-menu (curses - netctl); updated blackarch-installer to v1.1.45; included linux kernel 5.6.14; QA’ed and fixed a lot of packages (runtime exec, missing dependencies); updated all vim plugins and improved vim config options; updated all blackarch tools and packages including config files; updated all system packages; updated all window manager menus (Awesome, Fluxbox, Openbox).” Download links (SHA1, pkglist, username: root, password: blackarch): blackarch-linux-live-2020.06.01-x86_64.iso (14,719MB, torrent), blackarch-linux-netinst-2020.06.01-x86_64.iso (500MB, torrent).

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