Kali Linux 2020.3 Released and now available for immediate download/update.

Kali Linux 2020.3 is now released after nearly 2-3 Months and is now available for immediate download. So, if you are using Kali Linux then you can upgrade to this latest version 2020.3 with just opening the shell/bash and typing your usual commands. You know what i mean!

So, What is the new change they did?

What's new in Kali Linux 2020.3?

There are lot of improvements interms of packages, but here are some big changes they did in short...

Kali has decided to make Zsh as new default Shell for future...

Wait ? What ? Yes, you read that right! Kali team has decided to move away from bash to Zsh. While the changes are scheduled for upcoming Kali 2020.4 release, in this release, you will see both Zsh and bash being in your system after update and Bash will be still default, through out 2020.3. However, if you wish to change bash to zsh on Kali linux 2020.3 then you do using the following command.

chsh -s /bin/zsh

The above one is major news, other than that other couple of upgrades include..

2) Nethunter Supports Nokia 3.1 and 6.1

With the help of yesimxev, the developer team has brought the support of NetHunter app to more devices like Nokia 3.1 and Nokia 6.1.

So, if you are using the above device, go ahead and download the images from the site.


3) New Icons.!

For those, who gets bored easily by looking into the old icons and afraid to download new icon packs, thinking about security of that! Here is some good news for you..

You got new icons for tools!

4) Gnome's new file Manager theme.!

A new theme has been on the rolled out for the Gnome File Manager.

5) Other improvements..

And the list goes on,as it being a pretty big update so other improvements includes new mode for HiDPI support with just typing kali-hidpi-mode on your search bar and a new Win-KeX which is nothing but Windows + Kali Desktop Experience.

Happy breaking:)

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