Kali Linux has released its first release of the year with 2021.1. The new release brings in several new features new tools and improvements. So let8217s see what8217s new in Kali Linux 2021.1.
Kali Linux is a great Linux distribution for penetration testing. With the huge list of tools available in the repository one can perform almost any type of test on a device or system. .
The new version includes package updates to their latest version including the desktop environments Xfce and KDE. Kali Linux 2021.1 ships with Xfce 4.16 and KDE 5.20. The default desktop environment is Xfce but Kali Linux is capable of running almost any major desktop environment such as GNOME KDE LXDE Englightenment etc.
For more information on how to install a specific desktop environment in Kali Linux please refer to this guide.
If you use Ubuntu then you8217re already aware of this little feature. Whenever you try to run a command that is not available the terminal returns a command to install the tool. Similarly if you mistype a command the terminal returns a suggestion with possibly a valid command.