Alternatives to Kali Linux for all platforms with any license

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    Cyborg Linux

    The most advanced, powerful and yet beautiful penetration testing distribution ever created.Lined up with ultimate collection of tools for pro Ethical Hackers and Cyber...

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    Dracos Linux

    Dracos Linux is purposed as an educational, especially to recognize the operation system of Linux and we respect ethical hacking.

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    SELKS is a Debian-based live distribution designed for network security management.

    Open Source Linux

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    Wifislax is a Slackware-based live CD containing a variety of security and forensics tools.

    Open Source Linux

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    Wifiway is the perfect tool to make sure that our wireless network is secure, because it is an ambitious compendium of all the utilities focused and try to access Wi-Fi....

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    Matriux is a fully featured security distribution consisting of a bunch of powerful, open source and free tools that can be used for various purposes including, but not...

    Open Source Linux

    • Discontinued The project seems to be no longer developed. Last version, Matriux Blue, released in August 2014, can be still downloaded from SourceForge
    • There are many tools are available in this Operating System. And this is the first penetration testing distro in Asia. Guest • May 2017 Disagree   Agree
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    Blackbuntu is distribution for penetration testing which was specially designed for security training students and practitioners of information security. Blackbuntu...

    Open Source Linux

    • Discontinued The project seems to be no longer maintained and the official website is no longer available, but it can be still downloaded from SourceForge.
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    Bugtraq system offers the most comprehensive distribution, optimal, and stable with automated services manager in real time. This distribution based on the 3.2 and 3.4...

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  • Caine

    CAINE Computer Aided INvestigative Environment Live CD/DVD, computer forensics, digital forensics CAINE (Computer Aided INvestigative Environment) is an Italian...

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Kali Linux Comments

Good advanced Linux Distro

about Kali Linux · ·

Everything you need for penetration testing and vulnerability scanning Kali Linux has it. But NOT recommended for beginners, or people that are planning to switch from Windows to Linux, go with Debian or Ubuntu instead.


Loved BackTrack 5 r3, Loving Kali Linux even more

about Kali Linux · ·

For all those who love network security, penetration testing and other exploitation for testing purposes, this is one linux distro that will not disappoint you. However, this is an advanced linux distro so the Kali Linux is not recommended for those who have just switched from operating system such as WIndows to Linux or those intending to. That being said, those who know their way around Linux will love this distro and will probably be their favourite if they like penetration testing, computer security and so on.