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Kali Linux 1.0.6 Released – Download DVD ISO Images

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Kali Linux (formerly known as BackTrack Linux) announced the release of Kali Linux Version 1.0.6 on January 9, 2014. Kali Linux is a Debian based distribution specially focused on penetration testing and digital forensics use.

From Project Page

Kali Linux is the new generation of the industry-leading BackTrack Linux penetration testing and security auditing Linux distribution. Kali Linux is a complete re-build of BackTrack from the ground up, adhering completely to Debian development standards.

Highlights of Kali Linux Verson 1.0.6 :

  1. Kali Linux is built on a Debian based Operating system.
  2. Kali Linux 1.0.6 includes an awesome feature called “emergency self-destruction of LUKS,” which enables users to instantly nuke the whole installation in case of an urgency.
  3. This new release includes Linux Kernel 3.12, new Kali ARM image scripts, Kali AMAZON AMI, Kali Google Compute image generation scripts and many other new interesting changes.
  4. Kali Linux includes Metasploit, Wireshark, John the Ripper, Nmap and Aircrack-ng and approx. 300 different penetration testing tools.
  5. FHS (Filesystem Hierarchy Standard) compliant and has improved for ARM support.
  6. Seamless upgrades between major releases.
  7. Kali can run on Samsung Chrome books (Personal Computer), Available for ARM devices like ss808, ODROID U2 and even in the Raspberry Pi (credit-card-sized single-board computer).

Kali Linux Screenshots

1. Booting from Live CD:

Kali Linux Boot Screen

Kali Linux Boot Screen

2. Kali Linux GNOME Desktop:

Kali Linux GNOME Desktop

Kali Linux GNOME Desktop

3. Kali Linux with various Penetration Testing tools:

Kali Linux Penetration Testing  Tools

Kali Linux Penetration Testing Tools

Direct Download Kali Linux DVD ISO Images

Direct Download of Kali Linux for 32 Bit and 64 Bit Mini ISO Images (21MB) and GNOME ISO Images (3.0GB) can be downloaded from the following links.

  1. GNOME 32-Bit ISO Image
  2. GNOME 64-Bit ISO Image
  1. Mini ISO 32-Bit Image
  2. Mini ISO 64-Bit Image

Ravi Saive

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23 Responses

  1. Fahad Jahandad says:

    Thanks for great information and i want to ask you a question but it is ugly, that what is the difference between GNOME and MINI ISO.
    Thanks

  2. Paul says:

    Hello, datei mini ISO 64-Bit Image not ready !!! This link to 2GB 64-bit ! Thanks …..

  3. numb3rs1x says:

    Paul’s comment seconded. The 64 bit mini ISO is 2GB.

  4. sandeep says:

    which is better backtrack or kalilinux

  5. Amine b says:

    Kali Linux is the new generation of the industry-leading BackTrack Linux penetration testing and security auditing Linux distribution. Kali Linux is a complete re-build of BackTrack from the ground up, adhering completely to Debian development standards.

    Direct Download of Kali Linux for 32 Bit and 64 Bit Mini ISO Images (400MB) and GNOME ISO Images (2GB) can be downloaded from the following links.

  6. Vishal says:

    Hey i am not able to download neither from here nor from their official download page. It sticks in between and only part is available. Tried from different networks as well .
    Please provide a proper download link.

    Thanks,
    Vishal

  7. Muhammad says:

    could u plz eleborate the complete method how to install it in windows and using Gnome?

  8. jonty shady says:

    not able to dowload …..could u plz recheck da links ……

  9. dococ says:

    when i download gnome 32bit iso image i get a file with only 2kb; what`s wrong or what´s to do with it?
    what`s the difference between the mini iso image and the gnome image?
    dococ

  10. Azhar says:

    Hi Ravi,

    I want to learn Kali linux so, could you please help me in this regards i will pay your fees or if you know any 1 who can teach me then please refer me or contact with me on my mobile #. 00971556335593.

    I am waiting of this.
    Azhar

  11. robby says:

    the link to the downloads are giving me this error….

    “The requested URL /kali-images/kali-1.0.5/kali-linux-1.0.5-i386.iso was not found on this server.
    Apache/2.2.16 (Debian) Server at cdimage.kali.org Port 80″
    what is the problem.

  12. Alexander says:

    Hi everybody!
    I’m a Computer Science student and I want to install kali linux because of academic reasons for an assignment in the course “Network Security”.I want to install it in virtual box.I want someone tell me (if it’s possible) exactly which kali linux should I download(please send me the link directly).Thank you very much(I tried to install it many times for 64processor but it doesn’t work )

  13. Sarav_Air says:

    Bro.. i like to install kali linux in my HTC Explorer mobile…
    i dont know which iso image i have to download?
    I need your help….

  14. Hadi muhammed says:

    Is this os has any serial key or activations keys

  15. lucky boy says:

    Sir is it possible to install to operating system in one PC. i mean i want to install kali linux and also win8. is it possible. if yes what is the procedure. And can be work properly. thanx.

    • Ravi Saive says:

      Yes, you can install as many as OS’s on the same machine, unless you have enough RAM and Space. The procedure is simple, first install win8 on a first drive say (C Partition) and install other OS in different drive say (D or E parition).

  16. lucky boy says:

    (
    sorry two operating system)

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