If you are using Kali Linux for ethical hacking and testing then Tor browser (Tb) would your priority because of anonymity it can provide online. The Tor Browser is the simplest possible way to be on the web and to use the anonymization options of the anonymization network Tor. Kali 1.1.0a – 13th March, 2015 – No fanfare release fixing kernel ABI inconsistencies in the installers. Kali 1.1.0 – 9th Febuary, 2015 – First dot release in 2 years. New kernel, new tools and updates. Kali 1.0.9a – 6th October, 2014 – Security bug fix release covering shellshock and Debian apt vulnerabilities.

Kali Linux Release History

We release fresh images of Kali Linux every few months as a result of accumulative fixes, major security updates, installer updates, etc.

Please see bugs.kali.org/changelog_page.php for the most up-to-date log of changes.

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  • Kali 2021.1 – 24th February, 2021 – The first 2021 Kali Rolling release. Kernel 5.10.0, Xfce 4.16.1
  • Kali 2020.4 – 18th November, 2020 – The fourth 2020 Kali Rolling release. Kernel 5.9.0, Xfce 4.14.4
  • Kali 2020.3 – 18th August, 2020 – The third 2020 Kali Rolling release. Kernel 5.7.0, Xfce 4.14.4
  • Kali 2020.2 – 12th May, 2020 – The second 2020 Kali Rolling release. Kernel 5.5.0, Xfce 4.14.4
  • Kali 2020.1b – 18th March, 2020 – Minor bug fix release (Offline setup issue).
  • Kali 2020.1a – 13th February, 2020 – Minor bug fix release (xserver-xorg issue).
  • Kali 2020.1 – 28th January, 2020 – The first 2020 Kali Rolling release. Kernel 5.4.0, Xfce 4.14.2

Dockerfile

  • Kali 2019.4 – 26th November, 2019 – The fourth 2019 Kali Rolling release. Kernel 5.3.9, Xfce 4.14.1
  • Kali 2019.3 – 2nd September, 2019 – The third 2019 Kali Rolling release. Kernel 5.2.9, GNOME 3.30.2
  • Kali 2019.2 – 21st May, 2019 – The second 2019 Kali Rolling release. Kernel 4.19.28, GNOME 3.30.2
  • Kali 2019.1a – 4th March, 2019 – Minor bug fix release (VMware Installer).
  • Kali 2019.1 – 18th February, 2019 – The first 2019 Kali Rolling release. Kernel 4.19.13, GNOME 3.30.2
  • Kali 2018.4 – 29th October, 2018 – The fourth 2018 Kali Rolling release. Kernel 4.18.0, GNOME 3.30.1
  • Kali 2018.3 – 27th August, 2018 – The third 2018 Kali Rolling release. Kernel 4.17.0, GNOME 3.28.2
  • Kali 2018.2 – 30th April, 2018 – The second 2018 Kali Rolling release. Kernel 4.15.0, GNOME 3.28.0
  • Kali 2018.1 – 6th February, 2018 – The first 2018 Kali Rolling release. Kernel 4.14.12, GNOME 3.26.2
  • Kali 2017.3 – 21st November, 2017 – The third 2017 Kali Rolling release. Kernel 4.13, GNOME 3.26
  • Kali 2017.2 – 20th September, 2017 – The second 2017 Kali Rolling release. Kernel 4.12, GNOME 3.25.
  • Kali 2017.1 – 25th April, 2017 – The first 2017 Kali Rolling release. Kernel 4.9, GNOME 3.22.

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  • Kali 2016.2 – 31st August, 2016 – The second 2016 Kali Rolling release. Kernel 4.6, GNOME 3.20.2.
  • Kali 2016.1 – 21st January, 2016 – The first Kali Rolling release. Kernel 4.3, GNOME 3.18.

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  • Kali 2.0 – 11th August, 2015 – Major release, “safi“, now a rolling distribution, major UI changes.
  • Kali 1.1.0a – 13th March, 2015 – No fanfare release fixing kernel ABI inconsistencies in the installers.
  • Kali 1.1.0 – 9th Febuary, 2015 – First dot release in 2 years. New kernel, new tools and updates.
  • Kali 1.0.9a – 6th October, 2014 – Security bug fix release covering shellshock and Debian apt vulnerabilities.
  • Kali 1.0.9 – 25th August, 2014 – Bug fix release including installer and a set of tool updates and package fixes.
  • Kali 1.0.8 – 22nd July, 2014 – EFI Support for our) and package fixes.
  • Kali 1.0.7 – 27th May, 2014 – Kernel 3.14, tool updates, package fixes, Kali Live Encrypted USB Persistence.
  • Kali 1.0.6 – 9th January, 2014 – Kernel 3.12, cryptsetup nuke option, Amazon AMI, ARM build scripts.
  • Kali 1.0.5 – 5th September, 2013 – Bug fix rollup. LVM Encrypted installs, Software Defined Radio (SDR) tools.
  • Kali 1.0.4 – 25th July, 2013 – Bug fix rollup. Penetration testing tool additions and updates.
  • Kali 1.0.3 – 26th April, 2013 – Bug fix rollup. New accessibility features. Added live Desktop installer.
  • Kali 1.0.2 – 27th March, 2013 – Minor Bug fix release and update roll-up.
  • Kali 1.0.1 – 14th March, 2013 – Minor Bug fix release (USB Keyboard).
  • Kali 1.0.0 – 13th March, 2013 – Initial release, “moto“.
  • Legacy Operating Systems releases