BlackArch Linux developers today announced new ISO and OVA images, bringing improvements and introducing new tools to help security experts conduct penetration testing and ethically cracked operating systems. Based on the Linux Kernel 5.4.6 kernel, BlackArch Linux 2020.01.01 is equipped with more than 120 new penetration and hacking tools and introduces improvements and bug fixes to provide better hardware detection and support.
BlackArch Linux 2020.01.01 also adds Terminus font support for lXDM display manager, updates the profile of the urxvt terminal simulator to increase the ability to dynamically change size. Instead of Vundle.vim, a new Vim plug-in called clang_complete was added.
In addition to the updated components and changes above, BlackArch Linux 2020.01.01 fixes the annoying “Unable to open the tool through the menu…” error, and fixes all package spouts. fixes errors that exist edadded on previous versions.
Of course, in the new ISO image, all the built-in BlackArch tools and installation packages have been updated, including supported window manager menus such as Awesome, FluXbox and Openbox, as well as profiles. BlackArch Linux 2020.01.01 is now available for download from the official website, with Live, NetInstall ISO image and OVA image. Existing users do not need to re-download the ISO image and only need to perform an update.