BackBox 4 @ HackInBo 2014

The BackBox Team is proud to announce the release date of the new version of the distro!

BackBox Linux v.4 RC will be offcially presented and released to the public at the HackInBo 2014 Winter Edition, on October 11th, 2014.

If you can’t be phisically present that day, follow us on our communication channels to get the new release, install it on your machine and discover the new features it provides.

Stay tuned!

Road to BackBox Linux 4

BackBox 4 will be released soon!

From now on BackBox Team will post twitts by announcing new features that included in BackBox 4, its functionality and the new look.

BackBox 4 has been studied for better design, maximum security, privacy and most importantly performance. This was the main reason of the delay for the new major release.

Don’t miss our spots on twitter which will give you inputs about new BackBox 4.

Follow the hashtag #backbox4you for the latest news!

Stay tuned and Happy Hacking!

BackBox Linux 4 Artwork Contest

The BackBox Linux 4 Artwork Contest is started!

Your mission is to create a Wallpaper for BackBox Linux 4, the chosen wallpaper will be the default one that appears on BackBox desktop!


  • Must be at least 1920px wide in 16:9 and 4:3 aspect ratio and .jpg or .png format.
  • The theme is free but we prefer colors like blue, black and gray.
  • Using the BackBox logo is allowed, you can download it from the following link.

By submitting, you grant BackBox the right to reproduce your artwork with reasonable attribution in any way we see fit without compensation. We reserve the right not to choose a winner.

Any technique or medium may be used, as long as the final submission is in specified digital format.  If you use stock photos, art, etc., make sure it is either public domain or that you own the rights to it.

Submit entries to info [at] backbox .org

Please include your real name or desired nickname if any and a title and description of your piece.