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Blackarch

25 Jun 2020

I’m stable on Arch on my laptop since the last post. I’ve tried Manjaro and other distributions in the meantime, but nothing makes you forget the distribution you’re running like Arch Linux and derivatives.

The metadistro

It advertise itself as Arch Linux for pentesters, and it cannot be more accurate! Here’s the website blackarch.org.

The setup for an existing installation of every Arch derivative cannot be more easy. They have a script that takes care of everything: blackarch.org/strap.sh. It essentially adds a source to pacman, making more that 2.5k pentesting tools available.

Because of these guys, I completely stopped using Kali Linux on my laptop.

Wrapping up

Very good job guys! Check them out if you are a pentester.