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Parrot GNU/Linux 4.8 Released With Kernel 5.4 And New Docker Containers

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It has been around six months since the major version release of Parrot OS was released. Last month, Parrot came up with a beta version of Parrot 4.8. Continuing the development, Parrot OS has now officially released the stable version 4.8 with various new changes in features and team workflow.

Since Parrot GNU/Linux distro is based on Debian, Parrot 4.8 imports all the updates that were a part of the Debian testing repository in the last six months. If you’re an ethical hacker and pentester, you can sharpen your security lab more than before using this Kali Linux alternate OS.

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Parrot 4.8 Security-Oriented OS Adds Linux 5.4 LTS

  • Parrot 4.8 Security-Oriented OS Adds Linux 5.4 LTS, Updated Hacking Tools

    Parrot 4.8 is here more as an up-to-date installation media, bringing all the software updates and security patches that landed in the Debian Testing (Sid) repository between September 2019 and March 2020.

    However, users will be pleased to also find the latest long-term supported Linux 5.4 kernel series, which will be supported until 2022 and adds better support for newer hardware, as well as the recently released MATE 1.24 desktop environment.

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  • Parrot OS 4.8 released

    Parrot OS is a security and privacy focused distribution, with tools for cyber security operations. Parrot 4.8 follows Debian testing and has many updates from the Debian repositories. Parrot Docker containers allow you to use Parrot tools on docker-supported operating systems. Since the previous release last September the Parrot team has put some effort into re-organizing its internal structure, from the operations and workflow of developers, up to the infrastructure.

  • Parrot 4.8 Release Notes

    Parrot is based on Debian Testing, meaning that Parrot 4.8 includes all the updates that landed in the Debian testing repository between september 2019 and march 2020

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