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What is Kali Linux?

It is a Debian-based Linux distribution aimed at advanced Penetration Testing and Security Auditing. It contains several hundred tools which are geared towards various information security tasks, such as Penetration Testing, Security research, Computer Forensics and Reverse Engineering.
Kali Linux is a tool in the Operating Systems category of a tech stack.

Who uses Kali Linux?

Developers
12 developers on StackShare have stated that they use Kali Linux.

Why developers like Kali Linux?

Here’s a list of reasons why companies and developers use Kali Linux
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Kali Linux's Features

  • Advanced Penetration Testing Distribution
  • More than 600 penetration testing tools included
  • FHS compliant
  • Custom kernel, patched for injection

Kali Linux Alternatives & Comparisons

What are some alternatives to Kali Linux?
Ubuntu
Ubuntu is an ancient African word meaning ‘humanity to others’. It also means ‘I am what I am because of who we all are’. The Ubuntu operating system brings the spirit of Ubuntu to the world of computers.
Arch Linux
A lightweight and flexible Linux distribution that tries to Keep It Simple.
CentOS
The CentOS Project is a community-driven free software effort focused on delivering a robust open source ecosystem. For users, we offer a consistent manageable platform that suits a wide variety of deployments. For open source communities, we offer a solid, predictable base to build upon, along with extensive resources to build, test, release, and maintain their code.
Debian
Debian systems currently use the Linux kernel or the FreeBSD kernel. Linux is a piece of software started by Linus Torvalds and supported by thousands of programmers worldwide. FreeBSD is an operating system including a kernel and other software.
Linux
A clone of the operating system Unix, written from scratch by Linus Torvalds with assistance from a loosely-knit team of hackers across the Net. It aims towards POSIX and Single UNIX Specification compliance.
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Kali Linux's Followers
8 developers follow Kali Linux to keep up with related blogs and decisions.
Kyle Leary
Nikolay Angelov
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Erik Regla
Yusuke Komatsu
Dylan Hunt
David Good