Kali Linux is an open source Debian-based distribution that is maintained and funded by Offensive Security. It comes pre-loaded with several hundred tools covering various aspects of Penetration Testing, Security research, Computer Forensics and Reverse Engineering.
As well as Intel and AMD chip-sets used in most desktops and laptops, Kali also supports ARM-based devices such as Raspberry Pi providing low-cost and light-weight computing.
For more information about what Kali is about please visit here. The Kali website also includes various official documentation including Single Boot, Dual Boot, Encrypted Disk and Network installations plus more – you can find it here.
Below is a number of useful articles that cover downloading, installing and basic configuration of Kali Linux distributions:
- Intel & AMD Hardware
- Mac Hardware
- How to Dual Boot Kali Linux on a MacBook Pro by Matt Koskela
- How to install Kali on a USB stick with pure EFI boot on a Mac by freeCodeCamp
- Virtual Machines
- How to install Kali Linux by Edureka (VMware)
- How to install Kali Linux 2020.1b in VMware Workstation Player 15 by Shailesh Jha
- How To Install Kali Linux On VirtualBox by phoenixNAP
- Kali Linux – Installation and Configuration by Tutorials Point (Virtual Box)
- ARM Hardware
- How to Install Kali Linux for the Raspberry Pi by PiMyLifeUp
- Load Kali Linux on a Raspberry Pi 4 Model B for a Mini Hacking Computer by Null Byte (YouTube)
- How to install kali linux – all the methods by hackwarenews.com
- Instructions for installing Kali Linux via Network PXE by TipsMake
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