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Kali Linux 2.0 released

Kali Linux (former Backtrack Linux) version 2.0 is released. Now it’s based on Debian Jessie, running on Linux kernel 4.0. According to the Kali Linux developers, this is “the most significant release of Kali since 2013.”

Kali Linux is designed for digital forensics and penetration testing and is maintained and funded by Offensive Security Ltd.

This release has improved hardware and wireless driver coverage, support for a variety of Desktop Environments (gnome, kde, xfce, mate, e17, lxde, i3wm).