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BlackArch Linux

Last Update: 2018-11-30 12:10 UTC


BlackArch Linux is an Arch Linux-based distribution designed for penetration testers and security researchers. It is supplied as a live DVD image that comes with several lightweight window managers, including Fluxbox, Openbox, Awesome and spectrwm. It ships with over a thousand specialist tools for penetration testing and forensic analysis.

Popularity (hits per day): 12 months: 79 (144), 6 months: 82 (149), 3 months: 104 (123), 4 weeks: 99 (123), 1 week: 90 (118)

Average visitor rating: 7.82/10 from 11 review(s).


Antergos Summary
Distribution BlackArch Linux
Home Page http://blackarch.org/
Mailing Lists --
User Forums --
Alternative User Forums
Documentation http://blackarch.org/guide.html
Screenshots --
Screencasts
Download Mirrors http://blackarch.org/downloads.html
Bug Tracker https://github.com/BlackArch/blackarch/issues
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Recent Related News and Releases
  Releases, download links and checksums:
 • 2018-11-30: Distribution Release: BlackArch Linux 2018.12.01
 • 2018-06-01: Distribution Release: BlackArch Linux 2018.06.01
 • 2017-11-24: Distribution Release: BlackArch Linux 2017.11.24
 • 2017-08-30: Distribution Release: BlackArch Linux 2017.08.30
 • 2017-03-02: Distribution Release: BlackArch Linux 2017.03.01
 • 2016-12-21: Distribution Release: BlackArch Linux 2016.12.20
 • 2016-08-19: Distribution Release: BlackArch Linux 2016.08.19
 • 2015-03-30: Distribution Release: BlackArch Linux 2015.03.29
 • More BlackArch releases...

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  • Colour scheme: green text = latest stable version, red text = development or beta version. The function determining beta versions is not 100% reliable due to a wide variety of versioning schemes.
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Feature 2018.12.01 2017.12.11 2016.12.29 2015.03.29 2014.07.01
Release Date 2018-11-30 2017-12-11 2016-12-29 2015-03-30 2014-07-01
End Of Life          
Price (US$) Free Free Free Free Free
Image Size (MB) 600-11000 400-6800      
Free Download ISO ISO ISO ISO ISO
Installation Text mode Text mode Text mode Text mode Text mode
Default Desktop Fluxbox Fluxbox Fluxbox Fluxbox Fluxbox
Package Management Pacman Pacman Pacman Pacman Pacman
Release Model Fixed Fixed Fixed Fixed Fixed
Office Suite -- -- -- -- --
Processor Architecture armv6h, armv7h, x86_64 armv6h, armv7h, x86_64 armv6h, armv7h, i686, x86_64 armv6h, armv7h, i686, x86_64 i686, x86_64
Init Software systemd systemd systemd systemd systemd
Journaled File Systems          
Multilingual          
Asian Language Support          
Full Package List 2018.12.01 2017.12.11 2016.12.29 2015.03.29 2014.07.01
Package 2018.12.01 2017.12.11 2016.12.29 2015.03.29 2014.07.01
abiword (3.0.2) -- -- -- -- --
alsa-lib (1.1.8) 1.1.7 1.1.5 1.1.3 1.0.29 1.0.28
ati-driver (18.30) -- -- -- -- --
bash (5.0) 4.4 4.4 4.4 4.3 4.3
bind (9.13.7) -- -- -- -- --
chromium (73.0.3683.86) 70.0.3538.110 63.0.3239.84 -- -- --
cups (2.2.10) -- -- -- -- --
dhcp (4.4.1) 4.4.1 4.3.6 4.3.5 4.3.2 4.3.0
e2fsprogs (1.45.0) 1.44.4 1.43.7 1.43.3 1.42.12 1.42.10
firefox (66.0) 63.0.3 57.0.2 50.1.0 36.0.4 30.0
freetype (2.10.0) 2.9.1 2.7.1 2.6.5 2.5.5 2.5.3
gcc (8.3.0) 8.2.1 7.2.1 6.1.1 4.9.2 4.9.0
gimp (2.10.8) -- -- -- -- --
glibc (2.29) 2.28 2.26 2.24 2.21 2.19
gnome-shell (3.32.0) -- -- -- -- --
gnucash (3.4) -- -- -- -- --
gnumeric (1.12.44) -- -- -- -- --
grub (2.02) 2.02 2.02 -- -- --
gtk+ (3.24.7) 3.24.1 3.22.26 3.22.5 3.14.9 3.12.2
httpd (2.4.38) 2.4.37 2.4.25 2.4.25 2.4.12 2.4.9
inkscape (0.92.4) -- -- -- -- --
k3b (18.12.3) -- -- -- -- --
kmod (26) 25 24 23 20 18
krita (4.1.8) -- -- -- -- --
libreoffice (6.2.2) -- -- -- -- --
linux (5.0.3) 4.19.4 4.14.4 4.8.13 3.19.2 3.15.2
Package 2018.12.01 2017.12.11 2016.12.29 2015.03.29 2014.07.01
lxpanel (0.10.0) -- -- -- -- --
mariadb (10.3.13) 10.1.37 10.1.29 10.1.20 10.0.17 5.5.37
mate-desktop (1.22.0) -- -- -- -- --
mesa (19.0.0) 18.2.5 17.2.6 13.0.2 10.5.1 10.2.2
mysql (8.0.15) -- -- -- -- --
nautilus (3.32.0) -- -- -- -- --
NVIDIA (418.56) -- -- -- -- --
openbox (3.6.1) 3.6.1 3.6.1 3.6.1 3.5.2 3.5.2
openjdk (12) 11.0.1 7u131 7u111 7u75 7u60
openssh (7.9p1) 7.9p1 7.6p1 7.4p1 6.8p1 6.6p1
openssl (1.1.1b) 1.1.1 1.1.0g 1.0.2j 1.0.2a 1.0.1h
perl (5.28.1) 5.28.0 5.26.1 5.24.0 5.20.2 5.20.0
php (7.3.3) 7.2.12 7.2.0 7.0.14 5.6.7 5.5.14
plasma-desktop (5.15.3) -- -- -- -- --
postfix (3.4.4) 3.3.2 3.2.4 3.1.3 3.0.0 2.11.1
postgresql (11.2) 11.1 10.1 9.6.1 9.4.1 9.3.4
Python (3.7.2) 3.7.1 3.6.3 3.5.2 3.4.3 3.4.1
qt (5.12.2) 5.11.2 5.9.3 5.7.1 5.4.1 5.3.1
samba (4.10.0) 4.8.2 4.7.3 4.5.3 4.2.0 4.1.9
systemd (241) 239 235 232 218 214
thunderbird (60.6.0) -- -- -- -- --
vim (8.1) 8.1 8.0 8.0 7.4 7.4
vlc (3.0.6) -- -- -- -- --
xfdesktop (4.12.4) -- -- -- -- --
xorg-server (1.20.4) 1.20.3 1.19.5 1.18.4 1.17.1 1.15.2

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