New BlackArch Linux ISOs + OVA Image released!

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New BlackArch Linux ISOs + OVA Image released!

From: Black Arch <blackarchlinux () gmail com>
Date: Mon, 16 Aug 2021 10:21:42 +0300

Black Arch <blackarchlinux () gmail com>
Tue, Dec 1, 2020, 11:20 PM
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Dear list,

We've released new BlackArch Linux ISOs and OVA image (version
2021.09.01). Many improvements and QA went through all packages and
tools Blackarch Linux offers! For details see the ChangeLog below. The
BlackArch repository, Full-ISO and OVA image include more than 2700
tools now. The aarch64 repository is filled with about 2500 tools.

A ChangeLog of the Full-ISO-2021.09.01:

   - added more than 130 new tools
   - updated blackarch-installer to v1.2.2
   - included Linux kernel 5.13.10
   - adapted ISO creaton the new archiso version (done)
   - added new vim plugins: YouCompleteMe, c.vim, go-vim and indentLines
   - removed unnecessary files from the ISO env
   - QA'ed and fixed a lot of packages (runtime exec, missing
dependencies, etc.)
   - updated all vim plugins and improved vim config options
   - updated all blackarch tools and packages including config files
   - updated all system packages
   - updated all window manager menus (awesome, fluxbox, openbox)

If you're not already familiar with BlackArch Linux, please read the
DESCRIPTION section below.


You can download the new ISOs here:


BlackArch Linux is an Arch-based GNU/Linux distribution for pentesters
and security researchers. The BlackArch package repository is
compatible with existing Arch installs.

Here are some of BlackArch's features:

   - Support for x86_64 and aarch64 architectures
   - Over 2700 tools (constantly increasing)
   - Modular package groups
   - A full ISO with multiple window managers, including fluxbox,
openbox, awesome, i3 and spectrwm.
   - A slim ISO with only major/well-known security tools along a
desktop environment (XFCE + LiDM)
   - An 64bit OVA image ready to use with Virtualbox, QEMU and VMware
   - An optional installer with the ability to build from source (Full
+ Net ISO)
   - A GUI based installer (Slim ISO)


We mostly work on BlackArch Linux for our personal use. We share it in
the hopes that you will contribute by reporting bugs and sharing tools
and ideas.

We have a relaxed project structure. We welcome pull requests of all
sizes through any means, including Github[0] and email[1].

Also see our Twitter account[2] and IRC channel[3]. Although BlackArch
is the primary topic in the channel, we also have pleasant
conversations about other things. Come join us. It's a happy place.


We wish to thank all of BlackArch's users, mirrors, and supporters.
Thanks for your help.


Our initiative depends on donations in order to be able to pay the
server infrastructure and our expenses. Therefore we ask for voluntary


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