Kali Linux 2016 Rolling Edition
Kali switched to a rolling release model. Rolling-release is a Linux distribution that is constantly being updated with the latest patches and features. Kali rolling release feeds continuously from Debian testing, ensuring a constant flow of the latest package versions. The first Kali Linux Rolling release also brings a Kali Linux Package Tracker tool and changes the way VMware guest tools are installed.
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Kali Linux Rolling 2016 New Features
Kali Linux Rolling promises newest apps:
While some might argue over the instability and bugs a Rolling release brings, we can’t deny the fact the it also brings the newest and best software.
New Kali Linux Package Tracker:
Offensive Security also brings the new Kali Linux Package Tracker that will allow you to follow the evolution of Kali with the help of a powerful web-based interface.
VMware guest tools installation:
The Kali Linux Rolling release marks a change in the way how VMware guest tools are installed. The release takes care of the VMware recommendation that suggests using distribution-specific open-vm-tools instead of the VMware Tools package for guest machines.
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