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Kali Linux vs Raspbian: What are the differences?

What is Kali Linux? Penetration Testing and Ethical Hacking Linux Distribution. 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.

What is Raspbian? A free operating system based on Debian. It is optimized for the Raspberry Pi hardware. It provides more than a pure OS: it comes with over 35,000 packages, pre-compiled software bundled in a nice format for easy installation on your Raspberry Pi.

Kali Linux and Raspbian can be primarily classified as "Operating Systems" tools.

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Pros of Kali Linux
Pros of Raspbian
  • 7
    Penetration testing tools are pre-installed
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    Has many penetration testing tools
  • 4
    Runs on both x86 and ARM platforms
  • 2
    Its just debian so it has better support
  • 7
    Runs well on rpi
  • 2
    Easy to use with little experience

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Cons of Kali Linux
Cons of Raspbian
  • 2
    Outdated versions of common packages
  • 2
    Root GUI setup is a potential security hole
  • 2
    Packages are too large in size as compare to alpine
  • 1
    Wireless driver issues on some systems
  • 3
    Desktop enviroment is unstable

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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.

What is Raspbian?

It is optimized for the Raspberry Pi hardware. It provides more than a pure OS: it comes with over 35,000 packages, pre-compiled software bundled in a nice format for easy installation on your Raspberry Pi.

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What are some alternatives to Kali Linux and Raspbian?
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.
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.
Linux Mint
The purpose of Linux Mint is to produce a modern, elegant and comfortable operating system which is both powerful and easy to use.
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.
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