Kali Linux 2020.4 Released with New Tools, ZSH Shell & Updates for NetHunter


Offensive Security launched Kali Linux 2020.4 with ZSH shell as default, upgraded tools icons, brand-new tools, and more. This brand-new release has a number of noteworthy updates, all of which are readily available for fast download or updating.

This distribution can be set up on multiple gadgets that consist of smartphones and Raspberry PI.

ZSH Shell By Default and Other Features

New “Enhanced Session Mode” brings Win-KeX to ARM devices. With this mode it permits users of “Windows on ARM” devices to use Win-KeX and it includes sharpness to Win-KeX on HiDPI gadgets.

With the previous variation Vagrant image readily available only for VirtualBox, with the brand-new release Vagrant image readily available for VMware.

With the new release variety of new tools has been included;.

With Kali NetHunter a new settings menu, permitting simple backup and bring back of configuration files included by @yesimxev. You will be having an option to change the Kali NetHunter boot animation.

ZSH shell was initially presented in Kali Linux 2020.3, now with Kali Linux 2020.4, ZSH is the new default shell.

┌ ─ ─( kali kali)-
└ ─$ echo Hello World. Im $0.
Hi World. Im zsh.
┌ ─ ─( kali kali)-
└ ─$.

It is the default shell on our desktop images, and cloud. For ARM, containers, NetHunter and WSL continue to be the default shell.

” In 2019.4, we moved https://docs.kali.org/ from a WordPress option to https://www.kali.org/docs/ using Hugo.”.

A fresh setup of Kali Linux 2020.4 or later has all the updates. If you are updating Kali, you will require to configure each user to use ZSH or bashrc.

$ cp -i/ etc/skel/. $ cp -i/ etc/skel/.

You are also advised examining our Kali Linux Tutorials page which covers lots of Kali Linux Tools. Also, Learn The Complete Kali Tools in Kali Linux Operating System.

Fresh download can be done from here. If you are an existing user you can do a fast update, followed by setting the default shell to ZSH..

$ cp -i/ etc/skel/. $ cp -i/ etc/skel/.

” We have been working away on our ARM images as typical, and this release is no exception. We have actually lowered the amount of pre-generated images (now 14) as there has actually not been the need for these other gadgets.”.

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The offensive security team likewise updated the Bash timely to make it feel comparable to the ZSH timely.