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, updated tools icons, new tools, and more. This new release has several significant updates, all of which are readily available for fast download or updating.

This circulation can be installed on numerous devices that consist of smart devices and Raspberry PI.

ZSH Shell By Default and Other Features

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

A fresh installation of Kali Linux 2020.4 or later on has all the updates. If you are updating Kali, you will need to set up each user to use ZSH or bashrc.

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

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

New “Enhanced Session Mode” brings Win-KeX to ARM gadgets. With this mode it allows users of “Windows on ARM” gadgets to utilize Win-KeX and it adds sharpness to Win-KeX on HiDPI gadgets.

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 solution to https://www.kali.org/docs/ using Hugo.”.

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

The offensive security team also upgraded the Bash prompt to make it feel similar to the ZSH prompt.

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

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

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


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

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