What is a Kali Linux?
As we are very well aware of the dynamic Linux platform and the increase in the utilization of the Linux system, so the need to provide the secure environment also increased by the Linux experts. To curb the secure Linux browsing a Kali Linux has been introduced on 13th March 2013. Kali Linux is a Debian-based Linux distribution aimed at advanced Penetration Testing and Security Auditing services to the users. The Kali is a tool for the Linux users to provide them numerous tricks in the security department. Kali is packed with the tools which helps in achieving goals towards various information security tasks, such as Penetration Testing, Security research, Computer Forensics and Reverse Engineering etc.
This fully awesome security package of Kali Linux is adhesively developed, funded and maintained by Offensive Security, which is one of the leading information security training company and has achieved numerous excellence in the field of the digital security system. In true sense, Kali Linux is an overall make over of the BackTrack Linux, but in this Linux, all the limitations of BackTrack Linux have been removed with some new and better security tools. Kali Linux is very nice and popular website nowadays due to it’s some strong benefits.
Emerging Benefits of Using the Kali Linux:
Advanced Penetration Testing tools.
In the Kali Linux, more than 600+ super amazing advanced Penetration’ Testing tools are incorporated. The tools of BackTrack Linux which are not up to the mark or repeated in many ways has been replaced in the Kali Linux system with the advanced Penetration testing tools.
Ultimate free Linux tool.
The Kali Linux system is totally free like the BackTrack Linux and will always offer their users the free life time services. This is huge plus factor which forces people to use this system.
Open sourced Git tree.
This Kali Linux is openly sourced system and can be easily accessed by the users. All the codes in the Kali Linux can be viewed easily by the anyone and the open development tree makes easy to view the development of coding at every step.
Kali adheres to the File-system Hierarchy Standard, allowing Linux users to easily locate binaries, support files, libraries, etc. This is the very important feature of the Kali Linux that makes it stand out among the other Linux systems.
Cool Wireless support.
Kali Linux stands out in the department of connecting with the wireless support systems as you can connect it with as many WiFi spots or USB ports you want to connect at one time. Kali Linux allows it to run properly on a wide variety of hardware and making it compatible with numerous USB and other wireless devices.
Kali is linguistic.
As the Kali Linux has all the Penetration’ tools in the English language, but other than that it allows users to work in numerous languages and get the comfort of their local language.
ARMEL and ARMHF support.
As the ARM-based single-board systems like the Raspberry Pi and BeagleBone Black, among others, are becoming more and more prevalent and inexpensive, so in their substitute, Kali’s ARM support would need to be as robust as a management tool, with fully working installations for both ARMEL and ARMHF systems.