BackBox Linux 1 RC2 released!

The BackBox team is proud to announce the release of BackBox Linux 1 RC2. BackBox Linux 1 features the following upstream components: Ubuntu 10.04, Linux 2.6.32 and Xfce 4.6.

What’s new

  • New ISO image
  • Improved start menu
  • System upgrade
  • Bug fixing
  • Hacking tools new or updated: OpenVAS 3, Metasploit Framework 3.5.0, Driftnet, Netdiscover, etc.

System requirements

  • 32-bit or 64-bit processor
  • 256 MB of system memory (RAM)
  • 2 GB of disk space for installation
  • Graphics card capable of 800×600 resolution
  • CD-ROM drive or USB port

Important notice

Being an RC (Release Candidate) this release is targeted at developers and beta-testers who want to help finding and correcting bugs into BackBox Linux, before the next stable version is released.

BackBox Linux 1 RC released!

The team is proud to announce the release of BackBox Linux 1 RC. This new release is based on Ubuntu 10.04 Lucid Lynx, kernel Linux 2.6.32, Xfce 4.6.1 and features a lot of improvements.

A complete desktop experience, a simplified usage of the system resources making it suitable in situations where speed is a crucial factor. The default theme mixes the elegance of a dark theme with the usability of a light theme. Thanks to the software stored on our online repository, BackBox is designed to be an useful and simple tool for Penetration Testing.

The BackBox Linux 1 will comes in 32 & 64-bit, with ISOs for both architectures.