Kali Linux 2016.2 Released – Download DVD ISO Images

Kali Linux (formerly known as BackTrack Linux) announced the release of Kali Linux Version 2016.2 on August 31st, 2016. 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 2016.2:

  1. Kali Linux is built on a Debian based Operating system.
  2. Kali Linux 2016.2 comes with additional Desktop Environment such as Enlightenment, Mate, KDE and Mate.
  3. This new release includes Kernel 4.6, 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, Reaver, 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 Menu

Kali Linux Boot Menu

2. Kali Linux Enlightenment Desktop:

Kali Linux Enlightenment Desktop

Kali Linux Enlightenment 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 64-Bit and 32-Bit ISO Images can be downloaded from the following links.

Image Name Direct Torrent Size
Kali Linux 64 bit kali-linux-2016.2-amd64.iso kali-linux-2016.2-amd64.torrent 2.9G
Kali Linux 32 bit kali-linux-2016.2-i386.iso kali-linux-2016.2-i386.torrent 2.9G
Kali Linux 64 bit Light kali-linux-light-2016.2-amd64.iso kali-linux-light-2016.2-amd64.torrent 1.1G
Kali Linux 32 bit Light kali-linux-light-2016.2-i386.iso kali-linux-light-2016.2-i386.torrent 1.1G
Kali Linux 64 bit e17 kali-linux-e17-2016.2-amd64.iso kali-linux-e17-2016.2-amd64.torrent 2.7G
Kali Linux 64 bit Mate kali-linux-mate-2016.2-amd64.iso kali-linux-mate-2016.2-amd64.torrent 2.8G
Kali Linux 64 bit Xfce kali-linux-xfce-2016.2-amd64.iso kali-linux-xfce-2016.2-amd64.torrent 2.7G
Kali Linux 64 bit LXDE kali-linux-lxde-2016.2-amd64.iso kali-linux-lxde-2016.2-amd64.torrent 2.7G
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35 Responses

  1. benjamin says:

    i have installed the kali linux version 1.0.9a but when i type “ping yahoo.com” it takes about much time about 2 days i don’t know, because i want update it i typed this commands “apt-get update” then it shows this massage done then this “apt-get upgrade” no file is transferred.

    please guide me

    • Ravi Saive says:


      The ping to yahoo.com, seems blocking without any message, and about apt update or apt upgrade, i think there is no updates to software packages, that’s why you received no file transfer message.

  2. Rewt says:

    I found a site with 32 bit Kali Linux Mate, Xfce, KDE, LXDE, KDE, e17, i3wm

  3. Badar says:

    Download KaliOS Version 2 from this link http://cdimage.kali.org/kali-2.0/.

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