Alternatives to Kali Linux for all platforms with any license

  • BlackArch

    BlackArch Linux is an Small Arch Linux iconArch Linux -based distribution for penetration testers and security researchers. The repository contains 1218 tools.

    • Blackarch has more tools available in their repos! Guest • May 2016 • 4 agrees and 2 disagrees Disagree   Agree

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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...

    • Discontinued have not been any updates on their website in almost 2 years.
    • Easy to use, fast and a lot of tools Guest • Aug 2017 • 1 agrees and 0 disagrees Disagree   Agree

    Free Open Source Linux

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  • Wifislax

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

    Free Open Source Linux

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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.

    Free Open Source Linux

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

    • its for network management,not for penetration testing, ethical hacking. Guest • Feb 2018 • 1 agrees and 0 disagrees Disagree   Agree

    Free Open Source Linux

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  • Matriux

    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...

    • 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

    Free Open Source Linux

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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...

    Free Open Source Linux

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  • BlackBuntu

    Designed to be fast, easy to use and provide a minimal yet complete desktop environment. BlackBuntu Linux it's also a software repositories that are constantly...

    • 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.

    Free Open Source Linux

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  • Bugtraq

    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...

    Free Open Source Linux

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  • Pengwin

    The first Linux® distribution optimized for WSL. Based on Debian®. From open-source software startup Whitewater Foundry. Formerly known as WLinux.

    Commercial $ $ $ Open Source Windows

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  • ArchStrike

    ArchStrike is a penetration testing and security layer on top of Arch Linux done the Arch Way and optimized for i686, x86_64, ARMv6, ARMv7 and ARMv8. We follow the Arch...

    Free Open Source Linux VirtualBox VMware Workstation

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Kali Linux Comments

Comment by OmgItsTheSmartGuy
about Kali Linux · Jun 2011 · Helpful Not helpful -1 Helpful Report as spam

In case you have no idea what the description for Backtrack says, here's a common-language translation: It cracks WiFi passwords. That's it.