Among Linux-based operating systems, there are all kinds of options. Among them, there is one known as ethical hacking, which are operating systems that, in theory, have been designed to test the security of our computers. Among these distributions, one of the most famous is Kali Linux, but there are also others like the one that has already launched the first version of 2020. To be more specific, what is available from today is BlackArch Linux 2020.01.01.
The version launched today arrives with the numbering of January 1, 2020 and does so three months after the BlackArch Linux 2019.09.01 released in August of this year. Like every release, this delivery comes with many new features, among which we have the latest version of the Linus Torvalds kernel, Linux 5.4.6, and more than 120 new tools. Below you have the list of the most outstanding novelties that come along with this version.
Highlights of BlackArch Linux 2020.01.01
- Linux 5.4.6.
- Added 120 new tools.
- Added support for Terminus font to lxdm.
- Fixed the annoying bug of the message "tools cannot be opened via ...".
- Updated the installer blackarch-installer to version 1.1.34.
- Configuration updated urxvt adding support for instant resizing.
- In Vim, it has been replaced pathogenic with Vundle.vim and a new plugin named clang_complete.
- Minor fixes and improvements.
- All packages have been updated and repaired, including BlackArch Linux tools, their packages (including configuration files), all system packages, and all window manager menus (awesome, fluxbox, and openbox).
The new version It is now available from this link, where we can download new ISO and OVA images. For the unfamiliar, OVA images can be used in operating system emulation software such as Virtualbox.