Kali Linux is Debian based well-known penetration testing distribution , loaded with tons of most popular tools for penetration testing and digital forensics . Today kali linux development team released its next version Kali 2.0 code name ‘sana’ , it now rolling distribution means kali will packages from Debian testing repositories in one words stability with bleeding edge packages .
teaser : https://vimeo.com/132329259
new 4.0 kernel
New UI ( GNOME 3 )
metasploit pro removed
improved wireless driver coverage
along with those , support for a variety of Desktop Environments (gnome, kde, xfce, mate, e17, lxde, i3wm) also added. and one of coolest upstream version checking system is added which check for latest update of the tool , it will run daily for selected list of tools to check whether any update is available or not .
upgrade to latest kali , just edit your
/etc/apt/source.list and add these two repositories , as suggested here : https://www.kali.org/releases/kali-linux-20-released/ , and run
cat << EOF > /etc/apt/sources.list deb http://http.kali.org/kali sana main non-free contrib deb http://security.kali.org/kali-security/ sana/updates main contrib non-free EOF apt-get update apt-get dist-upgrade reboot
CD IMAGES : http://cdimage.kali.org/kali-2.0/
Official Release Blog Post : https://www.kali.org/news/kali-linux-2-release-day-scheduled/